The Brooklyn Museum is an art gallery placed in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 sq ft, the museum is New York City’s 3rd biggest in actual size and holds an art collection with approximately 1.5 million works.
Found near the Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Flatbush, and Park Slope local neighborhoods of Brooklyn and established in 1895, the Beaux-Arts building, designed by McKim, Mead and White, was designed to be the most significant art museum in the planet. The museum originally struggled to manage its building and collection, only to be revitalized in the late 20th-century.
The Brooklyn Art gallery displays selections that seek to incorporate the rich creative culture of world societies. The museum well known for its extensive selections of Egypt and Africa art, in addition to 17th-, 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century artwork, statue, and attractive artistry throughout a variety of educational institutions. American art is greatly showed, starting at the Colonial time period. Artists displayed in the collection include Mark Rothko, Edward Hopper, Norman Rockwell, Winslow Homer, Edgar Degas, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Max Weber.
The museum also has a “Memorial Sculpture Garden” which features salvaged architectural elements from throughout New York City. Artists displayed in the collection include Mark Rothko, Edward Hopper, Norman Rockwell, Winslow Homer, Edgar Degas, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Max Weber. The museum also has a “Memorial Sculpture Garden” which features salvaged architectural elements from throughout New York City.
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Records hold around 300,000 amounts and more than 2,000 of books, records, prints, textiles and other items. The collection started in 1823 and situated in services that underwent renovations in 1965, 1984 and 2014.
How to reach :
By Subway : 2/3 to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum. Transfer to 2/3 from 4/5 (at Nevins Street) and B, D, Q, N, R, and LIRR (at Atlantic Terminal-Barclays Center). See a subway map. Make sure to check with the MTA for any service changes, especially on the weekend.
By Bus : The closest bus stops are :
B41 and B69 at Grand Army Plaza
B45 at St. Johns Place and Washington Avenue
Check with the MTA for the most up-to-date bus information.
By Bikes : Park your bicycle at the racks behind the Museum, next to the Sculpture Garden. Bikes parked at your own risk, we don’t accept responsibility for vandalism or theft.
Brooklyn Museum Working Hours :
Monday – Tuesday : Closed
Wednesday- Sunday :11 AM – 6 PM
Brooklyn Museum Tickets :
Adults : $16
Students with valid ID : $10
Adults 62 and over : $10
Ages 19 and under : Free
Brooklyn Art & Garden Tickets
Admission : $23
Students (20+) with valid ID : $14
Older adults : $14
Brooklyn Museum Address and Contact :