Museum Mile Festival

1000 Fifth Avenue

New York City has officially designated Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 104th Streets as "Museum Mile" because of the vast richness and diversity of the cultural institutions found there. The second Tuesday of every June is the Annual Museum Mile Festi... more

New York City has officially designated Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 104th Streets as "Museum Mile" because of the vast richness and diversity of the cultural institutions found there. The second Tuesday of every June is the Annual Museum Mile Festival. In the past two decades, well over one million people have taken part in this annual celebration where Fifth Avenue closes to traffic and becomes a walker's haven. Festival attendees can visit nine of New York City's finest cultural institutions for FREE that evening, while also enjoying various street entertainors and free live music. The museums along the mile are: 104th Street El Museo del Barrio (212) 831-7272 103rd Street Museum of the City of New York (212) 534-1672 94th Street International Center of Photography (212) 860-1777 92nd Street The Jewish Museum (212) 423-3200 91st Street Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution (212) 849-8400 89th Street National Academy of Design (212) 369-4880 88th Street Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (212) 423-3500 83rd Street Goethe Institut New York/German Cultural Center (212) 439-8700 82nd Street The Metropoli... more

New York City has officially designated Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 104th Streets as "Museum Mile" because of the vast richness and diversity of the cultural institutions found there.

The second Tuesday of every June is the Annual Museum Mile Festival. In the past two decades, well over one million people have taken part in this annual celebration where Fifth Avenue closes to traffic and becomes a walker's haven. Festival attendees can visit nine of New York City's finest cultural institutions for FREE that evening, while also enjoying various street entertainors and free live music.

The museums along the mile are:

104th Street
El Museo del Barrio
(212) 831-7272

103rd Street
Museum of the City of New York
(212) 534-1672

94th Street
International Center of Photography
(212) 860-1777

92nd Street
The Jewish Museum
(212) 423-3200

91st Street

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution

(212) 849-8400

89th Street
National Academy of Design
(212) 369-4880

88th Street
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
(212) 423-3500

83rd Street
Goethe Institut New York/German Cultural Center
(212) 439-8700

82nd Street
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
(212) 535-7710


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1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
(212) 606-2296
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Admission And Tickets

Free

This Week's Hours

Second Tuesday every June

Nearby Subway

  • to 77th St
  • to 86th St -- 0.4

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