Museum Hours

Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays


General: $16
Seniors: $14
Students: $12
Members: FREE
18 and under: FREE. This does not include groups
Group Rate (8 or more): $12
All groups must make reservations, including during Pay-What-You-Wish hours.

KLM Thursdays from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Pay-What-You-Wish


Guided Gallery Tours
MAD's volunteer docent corps lead lively discussion-based visits to museum highlights; available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tours last 45-60 minutes and are free with admission. Daily: 11:30 am and 3:00 pm with an additional 6:30 pm tour on Thursday evenings. This does not apply to groups; groups need to make private tour reservations: Click here

Private Tours for Groups
Groups can book private docent-led tours, lasting approximately 60 minutes. All groups, whether docent-led or non-guided, must make a reservation in advance (docent-led tours need 30 days notice; non-guided tours need 7 days notice). Click here for more information or to book a tour.

MADLab for K-12 School Groups
This 90-minute program for students offers a museum tour and hands-on workshop; designed to engage students through direct observation, participation, and exploration through 3D art-making. Click here for program details and to book a MADlab.


MAD prides itself on providing access to art and artists, materials and process, and helping to provide that access to visitors with disabilities is an important part of our mission.  

Click here to read about the ways in which MAD makes itself accessible.


2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019

Click here for detailed directions.

The Store

The Store at MAD offers a cohesive presentation of well-executed craft, design objects, jewelry, home and fashion accessories.



Mon – Wed and Sat: 10 AM – 7 PM
Thurs – Fri: 10 AM – 9 PM
Sun: 10 AM – 6:00 PM

Visit The Store website for more information


Robert is open for lunch, tea service and dinner serving contemporary American fare with Mediterranean influences prepared by chef Luisa Fernandes.


Visit the Robert website to view an online menu

Today at MAD

10:00 am to 9:00 pm.

MAD is proud to partner with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the Official Airline of MAD, to offer pay-what-you-wish admission on Thursdays from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Docent Tours

There are docent tours at 11:30 am, 3:00 pm and 6:30. Click here for daily schedule. Docent tours are free with admission and meet in the lobby.

Open Studios

The Artist Studios are open today from 10:00 am to 8:30 pm.

Visit Patrice Renee Washington this Thursday in the Artist Studios at MAD.

Patrice Renee Washington’s work exists somewhere within the space of thwarted potential and clumsy optimism.  Often using humor and the sometimes uncomfortable convergence of materials, she pieces together new mythologies reinterpreting the domestic and historic.  Her objects...

Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:15 am

The school year is over and Wesley needs a summer project—so he decides to start his own civilization. Join MAD for a reading of Weslandia by Paul Fleischman and illustrated by Kevin Hawkins, and an exploration of themes of ingenuity and individuality in the exhibition Studio Job MAD HOUSE.

Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 7:00 pm
Image courtesy of Belinda Rukschcio

The New World of Lina Bo Bardi is a hand-drawn, CGI-made short by architect and filmmaker Ouida Angelica Biddle, directed in collaboration with Nicolau Vergueiro and Joao Rosa.