Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Designed by architectural firm McKim,Mead and White the Brooklyn Museum opened in 1897. The actual building was designed to e four times it’s current size but with a compromise with the New York City government the size was scaled down.

The Brooklyn Museum is known for exhibiting collections that embody a rich, diverse example of artistic heritage amongst a world full of different cultures. This is reflected in the museums expansive collections of African and Egyptian art as well as paintings and sculptures ranging from the 17th-20th century.

Here is  list of the museums long-term installations:

Connecting Cultures: A World in Brooklyn
Great Hall, 1st Floor

African Innovations
South Gallery, 1st floor

Unfolding Tales: Selections from the Contemporary Collection
Contemporary Art Galleries, 4th Floor

American Identities: A New Look
Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Small Wonders from the American Collections
Visible Storage ▪ Study Center, 5th Floor

Visible Storage ▪ Study Center
Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Decorative Arts Galleries and Period Rooms
Decorative Arts Galleries, 4th Floor

The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor

Body Parts: Ancient Egyptian Fragments and Amulets
Special Exhibitions Hall, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

The Mummy Chamber
Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

Assyrian Reliefs
Kevorkian Gallery, 3rd Floor

Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity
Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

European Paintings
Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor

Arts of Asia
Asian Galleries, 2nd Floor

Arts of the Islamic World
Islamic Galleries, 2nd Floor

Rodin: The Cantor Gift to the Brooklyn Museum
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor

Williamsburg Murals: A Rediscovery
Museum Café, 1st Floor

Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden, 1st Floor

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052
2 or 3 lineEastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum


Wed 11am-6pm
Thur 11am-10pm
Fri-Sun 5pm-11pm

Suggested Donations:
Regular Admission $12
Students with ID $8
Seniors 62+ $8
Children 12 and under with adult FREE

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