Whitney Museum Ticket featuring the 2024 Biennial


Open Monday to Sunday from 10:30 am–6 pm except for Friday (10 pm closing)

Closed Every Tuesday


2 hours


The accessible path to the Whitney’s main entrance at 99 Gansevoort Street runs from Washington Street along the south side of the building, past the Museum’s restaurant on the ground floor. The Rudin Family Entrance at 555 West Street is also accessible.

Manual wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis at the admissions desk on Floor 1 or at the coat check.

The Whitney Museum of American Art showcases the colorful spirit of NY. Discover classic pieces and new talents in New York City’s cultural hub.


99, Gansevoort Street, New York, New York, 10014

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(212) 570 3600

Getting There

By Subway: The A, C, E, and L subway lines stop about six blocks from the Museum at 14th Street and 8th Avenue.
By Taxis: To be picked up or dropped off in front of the Museum, car services such as Uber and Lyft may be called to 99 Gansevoort Street. The best place to hail a cab along Gansevoort Street is at the corner of Hudson Street, just three blocks east of the Museum.


99, Gansevoort Street, New York, New York, 10014

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The Whitney Museum of American Art, located in New York City’s lively Meatpacking District, is a shining example of modern inventiveness and cultural discovery. Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney founded the museum in 1930, and it now has an extraordinary collection that spans the early twentieth century to the current day, representing the unique fabric of American talent.


Exploring American Identity

Upon entering the museum’s magnificent Renzo Piano-designed structure, visitors are welcomed by a diverse collection of paintings, sculptures, photos, and multimedia works that reflect the essence of American life, society, and identity.

From famous works by Edward Hopper and Georgia O’Keeffe to pioneering pieces by modern visionaries such as Kara Walker and Kehinde Wiley, the Whitney Museum provides a complete tour through the history of American creative expression.


Enriching Experiences at the Museum

Beyond its permanent collection, the museum hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions that provide new perspectives on American art. Engaging in educational events, such as interactive sessions, lectures, and seminars, enhances the tourist experience.

These programs foster better knowledge and respect for the cultural significance of American art, ensuring that each visit is an engaging study of creativity and tradition.


Discover the Whitney Museum of American Art: Where Creativity Thrives

Enter the vivid world of American art at the Whitney Museum. Immerse yourself in the vibrant representations of the American artistic soul, ranging from historic masterpieces to pioneering modern works. Whether you’re an experienced collector or just starting, the Whitney provides a welcoming environment in which to explore, participate, and be inspired by the ever-changing tapestry of creation that completes our cultural landscape.

  • Explore iconic American art, including works by Warhol, O’Keeffe, and others.
  • Unforgettable Experiences: Engaging exhibitions and activities for everyone.
  • Modern Perspectives: Explore modern American art.
  • The Gateway to Inspiration: Delve into varied narratives of American innovation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. The High Line – 0.2 miles
  2. Chelsea Market – 0.5 miles
  3. The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum – 2.2 miles

There are restrooms on Floors -1, 2, 3, 5, 7, and 8. Accessible restrooms are located on Floors -1, 3, 7, and 8. Single-user/all-gender restrooms are located on Floors -1, 3, and 8.

Yes, the Museum offers a coat check on the -1 level (accessible via elevator or the central staircase) and it is free.