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Advance reservations are recommended, though not required.
Admission is free on the first Friday of every month. Tickets are released on the Friday two weeks before each date, at 12 pm ET. Visitors without a reservation will be admitted based on museum capacity.
Book a Visit on Free First Friday
Admission is always free (with ID) for:
Members and free partners may schedule a visit anytime by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or 718.204.7088 ext 216. Include proof of participation in the qualifying program, the preferred date and time for your visit, names of all guests, and a contact phone number.
The Museum is accepting guests at a limited capacity to ensure social distancing. Advance reservations are recommended.
Masks are recommended, but not required. Masks may be required for participation in select public tours and education programs, at the Museum’s discretion.
If you feel unwell, have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days, or have had close contact with anyone confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19, you may not visit the Museum. Tickets will be refunded.
The Cafe is discontinued until further notice. Food and drink are not permitted in the Museum, except for water bottles with lids.
There is a risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public space. The Noguchi Museum cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed to COVID-19 during your visit, and by entering the Museum you assume the risk of such exposure.
The Noguchi Museum reserves the right to refuse entry or require that visitors leave the premises if they do not follow safety guidelines or instructions from our staff.
The Noguchi Museum is wheelchair accessible. A wheelchair and portable seating are available at the Museum entry desk. Service animals are welcome in the Museum. If you encounter any access issue at the Museum or using this website, please contact email@example.com.
The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum grants permission for photography for personal use only in the Museum’s galleries, sculpture garden and indoor/outdoor pavilion, with the following restrictions:
Tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, flashes, reflectors, other lighting equipment, and large format cameras (4×5) are prohibited.
Media recorded at the Museum may not be used commercially, i.e. in any print or digital publication, newspaper, magazine, multimedia, or social media or blog post that is sponsored and/or promoting a commercial product; or be sold, reproduced, transferred, distributed, or otherwise exploited in any manner.
Isamu Noguchi’s intellectual property rights are managed by Artists Rights Society. For copyright permission to publish images of Isamu Noguchi’s work, and all other rights and reproduction inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any non-commercial photography for school projects requires advance permission, at a minimum of 24 hours before arrival at the Museum.
Costume changes, prolonged posing with and/or blocking artworks, and other characteristics of photo shoots are not permitted. At all times, please move with awareness and consideration of fellow visitors’ enjoyment of the Museum, and for the safety of the artworks and plantings.
The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum reserves the right to withhold and/or withdraw permission to photograph or record video in the Museum, at any time and for any reason.
The nearest bicycle racks are located at Socrates Sculpture Park, two blocks north across Vernon Boulevard.
Smoking, including electronic cigarettes, is not permitted anywhere on the grounds.
At all times, please move with awareness and consideration of fellow visitors’ enjoyment of the Museum, and for the safety of the artworks and plantings.
Educator-led tours are available daily at 2 pm. Tours are conversational and explore select works in the Museum’s collection and exhibitions while introducing the life and vision of Isamu Noguchi.
Los tours públicos del museo en español ocurren el algunos miércoles de cada mes a las 1 pm (excepción: jueves 20 de abril).
Explore the Museum with our mobile guide on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and culture app.
Gallery Guides (PDF)
Walking Guides, Permanent Installation
(updated March 8, 2023)
Family Activity Guides (PDF)
Family Guide in Spanish (Español)
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