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–2 pm, 3–6 pm

The Noguchi Museum is currently welcoming timed reservations through September 5.

Book a Visit

Admission is free on August 6 for Free First Friday.

Book a Visit on August 6

Members & Free Partnerships

Schedule a visit anytime by contacting or 718.204.7088 ext 216. Please specify the preferred date and time, the names of all guests, and a contact phone number.

Visitors with Disabilities
If you or your family member are part of a vulnerable community or have a disability and would like to visit, please contact us at or 718.204.7088 ext 205 to schedule.

General Admission
Seniors (65+)
Students with valid ID

Free admission on the first Friday of every month, by advance reservation. Tickets are released two weeks before each date.

Free with ID every day for:

  • Members  Join/renew
  • Children under 12
  • NYC public school students
  • Visitors with disabilities
  • Active duty military and their families
    (member of Blue Star Museums)
  • SNAP benefits recipients with EBT card or WIC card
    (member of Museums for All)

Health & Safety

The Museum is currently accepting guests at a limited capacity. All visits must be scheduled in advance.

We offer a morning and afternoon session for visitors, each with two staggered entry times, and are closed for an hour mid-day for a thorough cleaning of all spaces.

If you feel unwell, have been exposed to COVID-19, or have visited a high infection area within the last 14 days, you may not visit the Museum. Tickets will be refunded.

Visitors (ages 2+) and staff are required to wear snugly fitting masks that cover the nose and mouth. Bandannas and neck gaiters are not acceptable. Masks are required at all times and in all areas, including in the garden and while taking photos.

Stay at least six feet apart from different households.

The Cafe and all drinking fountains are closed. Food and drink are not permitted.

Coat check is closed. Please do not bring in bicycles, scooters, parcels, or large backpacks.

Laminated walking guides have been removed from the galleries. Download our mobile guide to the Museum in the Bloomberg Connects app.

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.

If requested by a government health authority, we may share your name and email address with them for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes only. If you do not want your name or email address used for these purposes, please email

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

Public Talks

Educator-led tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays, at 12:30 pm and 4 pm. Beginning August 7, tours will take place at 12 pm and 2 pm. Each tour is limited to ten guests on a first-come, first-served basis.

Learn More About Tours

Download Gallery & Exhibition Guides

Explore the Museum with our free mobile guide available on the Bloomberg Connects app.

Download Mobile Guide

Gallery Guides (PDF)

Walking Guides, Permanent Installation
(updated July 28, 2021)

Noguchi’s Memorials to the Atomic Dead

Noguchi: Useless Architecture


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.