ENJOY YOUR VISIT SAFELY

Suggested Admission
(Pay-What-You-Wish) 

We strongly recommend all visitors reserve tickets in advance. Corporate partners and other Museum affiliates must also reserve complimentary tickets in advance. Walk-ins will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.

$9 Adults

$5 Students and Seniors

Free for Members and children under 12

EL MUSEO MEMBERS

Members enjoy free admission with your El Museo membership card. Join today to enjoy dedicated viewings, exhibition previews, and much more. Questions? Email Membership at members@elmuseo.org

To ensure the health and safety of our visitors and staff, and to improve your experience at the Museum, please review our visitor guidelines.  

BEFORE YOU ARRIVE

Stay home if you are feeling sick. Please stay home if you are feeling sick. For more information about COVID-19, check the CDC website.

DURING YOUR VISIT

Vaccination required. In accordance with New York City requirements,  all visitors 5 years of age and older must demonstrate proof of receiving full vaccination against COVID-19. 

Face coverings are required. All visitors over the age of two are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering upon entry and throughout your visit.

Maintain physical distancing. Visitors should stay at least six feet (about two arms’ length) from others and groups.

Please follow directions from El Museo staff. Visitor capacity is controlled and reduced in Museum galleries.

WHAT’S ON 

Raphael Montañez Ortiz – A Contextual Retrospective
April 14 – September 11, 2022

The eight-decade retrospective dedicated to artist, educator, and founder of El Museo del Barrio, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, a pioneer in the US neo avant-garde, is the largest exhibition-to-date dedicated to the artist. In contextual relations with peers working in Europe, Latin America and the US, the show spans narratives around identity, decolonization, and ethno-aesthetics.

EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO X BLOOMBERG CONNECTS APP

Explore our new fully bilingual (English and Spanish) guide that features content related to the Museum’s history, El Barrio (East Harlem), the Permanent Collection, exhibitions (current and past), recent virtual public programs, and more.  

HOURS

To maintain proper physical distancing and ensure an optimal experience for everyone, visitors are strongly encouraged to reserve timed-entry tickets in advance.

Mon Closed
Tues Closed
Wed Closed
Thurs 11:00 am–5 pm
Fri 11:00 am–5 pm 
Sat 11:00 am–5 pm
Sun 11:00 am–5 pm

El Museo is closed on New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

HOW TO GET HERE

EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO

1230 5th Avenue
New York, NY  10029
(212) 831-7272
info@elmuseo.org

Located at in New York City’s historic neighborhood of El Barrio (East Harlem), El Museo del Barrio is easily
accessible by bicycle, car, and public transportation.

ACCESSIBILITY

El Museo’s main entrance is fully accessible via wheelchair via a ramp located located on the right-side of the stairs on 5th Avenue. Accessible restrooms are available on the first floor near the café. Wheelchairs and stools are available upon request, free of charge. Questions? Email access@elmuseo.org.