Museum Day: Your Free Ticket to Over 100 NYS Museums Sept. 21

Discover awe-inspiring art, culture, history and science this month – for free, for all ages, and all over New York State!

More than 100 New York museums will offer admission at no cost for Museum Day on September 21 – a perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in some of the world’s most renowned and unique cultural havens.

Across the state, you can:

And much more!

A complete list of participating New York museums is below.

* denotes 2019 NYSCA Grantee


*Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany

*Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo

*Alice Austen House Museum, Staten Island

All Things Oz Museum, Chittenango

Alley Pond Environmental Center, Douglaston

Antique Boat Museum, Clayton

*Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, Canajoharie

*Arnot Art Museum, Elmira

*Asia Society and Museum, New York

Bard Graduate Center Gallery, New York

*Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, Bronx

Buffalo Harbor Museum, Buffalo

Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo

Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, Buffalo

*Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo

*Chemung County Historical Society, Elmira

Children’s Museum of Science and Technology, Troy

Clinton Academy Museum, East Hampton

Colored Musicians Club Jazz Museum, Buffalo

Columbia County Historical Society, Kinderhook

*Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York

Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Bronx

*Dyckman Farmhouse Museum, New York

Empire State Aerosciences Museum, Glenville

Erie Canal Discovery Center, Lockport

FASNY Museum of Firefighting, Hudson

Fraunces Tavern Museum, New York

*Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg

*Genesee Country Village & Museum, Mumford

*George Eastman Museum, Rochester

Gomez Mill House, Marlboro

H. Lee White Maritime Museum At Oswego, Oswego

*Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, North Tonawanda

Hicksville Gregory Museum, Hicksville

Holland Land Office Museum, Batavia

Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County, Glen Cove

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum: Wildlife Education Center, Cornwall-on-Hudson

Hudson River Maritime Museum, Kingston

*Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

*Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York

*Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave

John Burroughs’ Slabsides, West Park

*Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah

Long Island Maritime Museum, West Sayville

Mandeville Gallery at Union College, Schenectady

*Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden, New York

*Museum of Chinese in America, New York

Museum of Food and Drink, Brooklyn

*Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, New York

Museum of disABILITY History, Buffalo

Museum of the Earth, Ithaca

Nash House Museum, Buffalo

Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor

National Bottle Museum, Ballston Spa

National Memorial Day Museum, Waterloo

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Saratoga Springs

*National Museum of the American Indian in New York, New York

New York City Fire Museum, New York

Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, Staten Island

Niagara History Center, Lockport

North Shore Historical Museum, Glen Cove

Northeast Classic Car Museum, Norwich

Oneida Community Mansion House, Oneida

Phelps Mansion Museum, Binghamton

Queens Historical Society, Flushing

*Roberson Museum and Science Center, Binghamton

*Rochester Museum & Science Center, Rochester

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, Jamestown

Rose Hill Mansion, Geneva

Saratoga Automobile Museum, Saratoga Springs

*Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn

Sci-Tech Museum of Northern New York, Watertown

Sea Cliff Village Museum, Sea Cliff

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum, Salamanca

Seward House Museum, Auburn

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum, Sodus Point

Southold Historical Society, Southold

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia

*The Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo

The Bundy Museum of History and Art, Binghamton

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York

The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington

*The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls

*The Jewish Museum, New York

The Long Island Museum, Stony Brook

The Museum at Bethel Woods, Bethel

*The Noble Maritime Collection, Staten Island

*The Noguchi Museum, Long Island City

The Old Stone House & Washington Park, Brooklyn

The Rockwell Museum, Corning

*Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, Buffalo

Time and the Valleys Museum, Grahamsville

USS Slater, Albany

*Ukrainian Museum, New York

Van Cortlandt House Museum, Bronx

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site & Interpretive Center, Huntington Station

Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center, Waterford

Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn

World Awareness Children’s Museum, Glens Falls

miSci – museum of innovation and science, Schenectady

Photo: Students participate in an Albright-Knox Art’scool tour. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. ©Albright-Knox ArtGallery. Photograph by Tom Loonan.