Schedule: Wednesday and Weekends from 11 a.m. to 6:00 pm
Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Monday - Tuesday Closed
The Brooklyn Museum is one of the biggest and oldest museums of the country; It has elevators to visit the 5 levels. His extensive world famous collection includes more than one and a half million items, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, representing a wide range of cultures, the building itself is a masterpiece. It is located just 30 minutes by Metro from downtown Manhattan, it has its own subway station recently renovated, it’s part of a group of parks and gardens from the nineteenth century, which also includes Prospect Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Prospect Park’ Zoo.
the best time to visit the museum is in the morning, after going around, you may have lunch in the restaurant which has a good menu.
On the first Saturday of each month, except in September, from 5 pm to 11 pm, the museum houses a huge free party with dancing and performances.
Several bars offer beer and wine; The coffee shop serves food until closing, parking is limited but free.
There are art classes in painting, printmaking, drawing, sculpture and media arts are offered for adults and children 4 and older. Registration required. For more information, contact the Division of Education: 718-638-5000, ext. 478.
One of the largest art museums in the country offers a majestic setting for a wedding. The newly renovated Fine Arts Court, with its magnificent arches, bronze chandelier and glass floor of the historic block, for up to 800 guests for a seated dinner. Rubin Pavilion and Grand Lobby for up to 1,000 guests for a cocktail of luxury. Rental rates from $ 10,000 for a five-hour event.
The museum libraries and archives are open by appointment. For information, call 718-501-6307.
Even though there is a suggested amount to pay, you may pay what you can.