Directions by: Subway / Bus Car Ferry Citibike
The Isamu Noguchi Foundation
and Garden Museum
9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard)
Long Island City, New York 11106


Directions from the nearest subway stations:

F train: Queensbridge/21 St

7 train: Vernon-Jackson

N & W trains: Broadway

Directions from NYC Ferry:


11 am–6 pm

Advance reservations are recommended. 

Book a Visit

The Museum will close at 5 pm on December 15, and is closed on Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year’s Day (January 1). 

Free First Friday

Admission is free on the first Friday of the month.
Tickets are released on the Friday two weeks before each date, at 12 pm ET.

Book a Visit on Free First Friday


General Admission
Seniors (65+)
Students with valid ID

Members & Free Partnerships

Admission is always free (with ID) for:

Members and free partners may schedule a visit anytime by contacting 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.

Health & Safety

The Museum is accepting guests at a limited capacity to ensure social distancing. Advance reservations are highly recommended.

Masks are required in all indoor areas. Visitors (ages 2+) and staff are required to wear snugly fitting masks that cover the nose and mouth, even if fully vaccinated. Bandannas, neck gaiters, and masks with valves are not acceptable.

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. Transcripts of archival content are available by request to

Learn More About Access


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 12 pm. 

不定期で土曜日の3時から日本語でのツアーを実施しています。先着順10名まで。 9月24日, 10月15日

Learn More About Tours

Download Gallery & Exhibition Guides

Explore the Museum with our mobile guide on Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and culture app.

Mobile Guide

Gallery Guides (PDF)

Walking Guides, Permanent Installation
(updated September 28, 2022)

Noguchi Subscapes


Family Activity Guides (PDF)

Family Guide in English

Family Guide in Spanish (Español)

Family Guide in Japanese (日本語)

General Visitor Policies

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.

Photography Policy

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.

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.