Free Neue Galerie Admission on the First Friday of Each Month

The Neue Galerie. Photo by Razr (from) [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Admission to the Neue Galerie is free on the first Friday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m..

The museum shop stays open until 8:00 p.m. and Cafe Sabarsky stays open until 9:00 p.m. on first Fridays.


The Neue Gallerie

The Neue Gallerie (German for “New Gallery”) displays a collection of German and Austrian expressionist art and design. There are two floors of gallery space, with early 1990s art from Vienna on the second floor and early 20th century German art on the third floor. Special exhibitions are also displayed on a changing basis. Visit the museum website for information on current exhibitions.

A free audio tour guide can be downloaded prior to your visit.

The Neue Galerie has two cafe spaces. The museum’s Cafe Sabarsky serves a menu inspired by Viennese cafes in a setting decorated with period objects and furniture. Lunch reservations there are only for museum members. Diner reservations are available to the public. The more casual Cafe Fledermaus is located on the lower level of the Neue Galerie and serves the same menu as Cafe Sabarsky.

The Neue Galerie has a bookshop and Design Shop with items appropriate to the museum’s collection.

Read reviews from museum visitors.

Hours and Admission

The museum is open Thursday – Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays).

On the first Friday of each month, extended hours from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. are offered with free admission.

Regular admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors (65+), and $10 for students and educators with ID. The museum does not admit children under the age of 12 (except that infants may be brought into the galleries, provided they are carried in a harness or sling on the front of the adult. See the museum’s policy on children). 


The museum is located in an old Upper West Side mansion known as the William Starr Miller House on Fifth Avenue, between 85th and 86th Streets.

The street address is 1048 5th Avenue.

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