The Bronx Museum Visitor Guide

ALL ARE WELCOME!

ADMISSION & ACCESSIBILITY

Admission to the Museum and all of our exhibitions and events is always FREE FOR EVERYONE.

All exhibition and educational materials are available in both English and in Spanish.

Public areas of the Museum, including galleries and restrooms, are wheelchair accessible. Complimentary wheelchairs are available in the lobby area on a first-come, first-served basis.

To learn about Guided or Self-Guided Group Tours and request to book, click here.

 

Photo of The Bronx Museum by Norman McGrath.

Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11AM – 6PM
Thursday: 11AM – 6PM
Friday: 11AM – 6PM
Saturday: 11AM – 6 PM
Sunday: 11AM – 6PM

The Museum is closed to the public on federal holidays as well as Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. The Museum is also closed during exhibition changeovers. View Our Exhibition Calendar>>

Photo of The Bronx Museum's north lobby by Julienne Schaer.

Location

1040 Grand Concourse
The Bronx, NY 10456

The Bronx Museum is easily accessible via public transportation and is only a 30-minute journey from midtown Manhattan.

The southern half of the Museum’s campus—at the corner of E 165th St and Grand Concourse—is currently under renovation. Click here to learn more about this exciting project to bring a world-class arts facility to the South Bronx! While the renovation is in process, please use the Museum’s north entrance located halfway up the block on Grand Concourse towards E 166th St.

View of new multi-story entrance and corner (ver 2)
Render of the new design for the Grand Concourse entrance of The Bronx Museum opening in 2026. Courtesy of Marvel.

DIRECTIONS

By Subway

Take the D or B train to the 167 St. station, located two blocks North of the Museum on Grand Concourse.

Or take the 4 train to the 161st Street—Yankee Stadium Station. Then walk three blocks east on E 161st St, turn left on Grand Concourse and walk four blocks north to the Museum.

 

By Bus

Take Bx1 or Bx2 to the stop at Grand Concourse &  E 165th St, located on the same block as the Museum.

By Metro North

Take the Hudson line to Yankees—E 153rd S Station. Then walk north toward Yankees Stadium and turn right on E 161st St. Walk three blocks east, then turn left on Grand Concourse and walk four blocks north to the Museum. 

By Citi Bike

The closest Citi Bike station is located at the intersection of Grand Concourse and E 166th St, one block north of the Museum.

By Car from Manhattan

Take the FDR Drive to Willis Avenue Bridge, stay to your left, merge onto the Major Deegan North. Exit at 138th St and Grand Concourse.  Proceed to E 165th St and Grand Concourse.

Or, take Riverside Drive to 155th St, make right onto 155th St. Go straight until you reach the Macombs Dam Bridge. Cross bridge, proceed to  E 165th St. Turn right onto E 165th St and proceed to Grand Concourse.

By Car from Brooklyn

Take any Manhattan-bound bridge to FDR Drive north. Proceed north to Willis Ave Bridge, stay to your left, merge onto the Major Deegan North. Exit at 138th St. and Grand Concourse. Proceed to 165th St. and Grand Concourse.

By Car from Queens

Take the Triborough Bridge to the Major Deegan. Exit at 138th St and Grand Concourse. Proceed to E 165th St.

By Car from the Cross Bronx Expressway

Take #87/New York State Thruway South (Major Deegan). Exit at 161st St/ Yankee Stadium. Make a right off the exit ramp. Make a left at light and proceed to E 165th St. Turn right onto E 165th St and proceed to Grand Concourse.

Parking

Parking: There is no free or paid parking for private vehicles at the Museum. Free parking street can be found in the neighborhood. The closest parking garage is located at 1020 Grand Concourse.

POLICIES

We ask that visitors please respect the Museum’s policies to ensure the safety and well-being of the public, our staff, and the artwork on view.

Personal Items

  • Please note that the Bronx Museum does not have a coat or bag check at this time and umbrellas and large items like luggage are not allowed in the galleries.  (We have a self-serve coat rack at large events.)
  • Outside food or drink is not permitted in the Museum.

Gallery Conduct

  • Do not touch the artwork unless explicitly permitted.
  • Photography without flash is allowed unless indicated otherwise.
  • Please be mindful and respectful of other visitors by keeping the volume of your conversations low. Talking on the phone is not permitted except in the case of an emergency.
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