Enjoy your visit safely. Learn more.

Plan Your Visit


With your safety and well-being our top priority, we offer timed, contactless entry ticketing and our rigorous health and safety guidelines are detailed below. Please read them carefully. All staff and visitors over age 2 are required to wear masks. Thank you for your cooperation.

Museum Hours

Wednesday 11 am–7 pm
Thursday 11 am–7 pm*
Friday 11 am–7 pm*
Saturday 11 am–7 pm
Sunday 11 am–7 pm

*11 am to noon reserved for Members and seniors ages 65 and over.

The Store at MAD hours

Wed–Sun, 11 am–6 pm


Enjoy a 50% savings on Thursday evenings. Admission tickets are $9 from 4 to 7 pm.

Frontline health-care workers may present their ID at the Visitor Services desk or contact info@madmuseum.org  to receive free admission.

18 and Under


2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 11001


Timed Ticketing

To ensure safe social distancing, we are limiting the number of visitors each day to 50 percent of the Museum’s capacity and offering timed entry. Purchase your tickets online for contactless entry. If your plans change and you are unable to visit at your scheduled date and time, please contact info@madmuseum.org to rebook or refund your tickets.

Health and Safety

For the protection of staff and visitors, the Museum’s health and safety policies adhere to Centers for Disease Control recommendations, as well as Federal, State, and City guidelines. 

  • Face coverings must be worn by all staff members and all visitors over the age of two.
  • Enhanced cleaning of high-touch surfaces throughout the day; with hand-sanitizer units stationed throughout the building for visitors to use regularly.
  • Social distancing throughout the galleries and the Store at MAD. 
  • Please use the stairs if you are able.
  • Visitors who are feeling unwell, have a fever of 100°F or higher, tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days, or had close contact with anyone who is confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19 should not visit the museum.

To learn more about MAD’s response to COVID-19, please read our Health and Safety FAQ below.


The Museum offers people with disabilities free admission and a $15 discount on Individual and Dual/Family memberships. For tickets, please inquire at the Visitor Services desk or contact info@madmuseum.org to reserve a ticket in advance. For membership information, please call the membership office at 212.299.7732. Learn more about our virtual access programs and on-site services.

Docent Tours

45-minute docent tours of the exhibitions take place on Fridays and Saturdays. These tours are free with admission and do not require advance registration. To participate, please join the docent in the Museum lobby shortly before 11:30 am. The tours are offered in accordance with the Museum’s safe social-distancing practices.

Enjoy Your Visit Safely


Health and Safety FAQ


In the Museum


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

Mon–Tue Closed
Wed–Sun  11 am–6 pm

Private Shopping Appointments available:
Thu, Fri  10–11 am and 6–7 pm

Curbside service also available.


Robert is open! Make your reservation now.

Robert is a classic modern restaurant offering breathtaking views of Central Park and Columbus Circle. The restaurant is open for lunch, brunch and dinner serving fine, contemporary American fare prepared by Chef Gonzalo Colin.

Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun, open at 12 pm, last seating at 8 pm
Fri, Sat, open at 12 pm, last seating at 8:30 pm
Closed Mon


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