Hours & Admission

Poster House is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Seniors 60 and over
Kids 18 and under
Visitors with disabilities
$8 *
Free admission for 1 accompanying care partner
For additional discounts and reciprocal memberships, scroll to Plan Your Visit.
**Poster House is pleased to offer free admission to all guests on Fridays.


Public Transit

F M  

to 23rd Street

Steps away


to 23rd Street

10 minute walk


to 23rd Street

3 minute walk


M23 to 23rd Street and 6th Avenue

R W  

to 23rd Street

5 minute walk


PATH to 23rd Street

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to 23rd Street

10 minute walk


Ultra Car Park Systems

101 West 23rd Street


Icon Parking

170 West 23rd Street


COVID-19 Guidelines

Poster House operates in compliance with the Key to NYC mandate. As of January 28, 2022, all museum visitors 5 and older are required to show proof they have received two vaccine doses, except for those who have received the one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

 Vaccination records and IDs will be checked upon entry.

Proof of vaccination may include:

Valid ID includes your name accompanied by a photograph such as:

  • Driver’s license
  • Government ID card
  • IDNYC card
  • Passport
  • School ID card

We are excited to welcome you at Poster House and ask that you review the following guidelines before your visit:


Tickets may be purchased at the museum, or in advance of your visit online. Your email confirmation serves as your ticket on-site. Museum hours are Thursday–Sunday, 10am–6pm.

To inquire about additional discounts and reciprocal memberships, please contact

Arriving at Poster House

Give your order number from your ticket confirmation email or name you booked with at reception to access your tickets. Or purchase tickets on site.

Face Masks

Face coverings are required for all visitors over the age of two at all times while visiting Poster House. Face coverings may be medical grade or homemade, but must cover your mouth and nose. Poster House staff will also wear masks at all times.

Social Distancing

Please maintain six feet of separation between you and any visitors who are not a part of your group.

Coat check

Coat check is available for visitors free of charge.

Hand washing

Wash hands and use sanitizer regularly during your visit. Single-occupancy bathrooms are available on both floors of the museum, and hand sanitizer stations have been installed at convenient locations throughout the space.

Poster House Staff

Security and Gallery Assistants are trained on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) protocol and Poster House guidelines. Please listen to them and follow any instructions you receive, and please treat them with respect.


The Café is currently closed until further notice.


The Shop is open during museum hours. No admission ticket is required to visit the Shop.

Group Visits

Poster House offers private tours led by trained staff upon request! Please visit this form to learn about pricing and submit an inquiry.

Feeling sick?

Stay home if you are feeling sick. For more information about COVID-19, check the CDC website.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. We cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed to COVID-19 during your visit to Poster House. Those visiting Poster House do so at their own risk of such exposure.

Plan your visit

* indicates policies that have temporarily changed due to Covid-19. Please refer to the Covid Guidelines above for updated information.

Getting Here

Poster House invites visitors of all abilities to explore the museum. A free ticket will be provided to any care worker who accompanies a visitor.

Groups *

All adult groups with more than 10 visitors must book in advance. Please request a tour through this form. Poster House cannot accommodate self-guided group tours.

For more information about family and school visits, please visit our Learn page.

Virtual Tours

Virtual tours of the exhibitions on view are available for adult groups. Tours run approximately 60 minutes and involve opportunity for a Q&A about the shows with our knowledgeable docents.

Each tour combines a live speaker, high resolution photos of posters in our shows, as well as video footage of the galleries. Please complete this form and a member of our team will be in touch soon!

Additional Discounts & Reciprocal Memberships

AAM Members: Free with guest

ROAM Members: Free entry for 2

Art Museum Reciprocal Network Members: Free

Untapped Cities Insiders+ or Explorer Level Members: Free for 1

Museums Council of New York City Members: Free with guest

CUNY students: Free

Poster House participates in Culture Pass

Cool Culture passes admit up to 5 people of any age

Employees and docents of NYC museums with a museum ID qualify: Free (Their guest(s) must pay admission)

Employees and docents of museums outside of NYC: $8


All restrooms at Poster House are single-user and gender-neutral, and an ADA accessible bathroom is available on each floor.


Strollers are welcome at Poster House and in the galleries. Unfortunately we cannot store strollers unless you are participating in an Educational Program.

Bag & Coat Check *

Poster House has a bag and coat check located behind the Info Desk. Visitors are responsible for any checked items.

Bag and coat check are free of charge.

Private Tours *

Poster House offers private tours led by trained staff upon request! Please visit this form to learn about pricing and submit an inquiry.



The main entrance to Poster House on 23rd Street is wheelchair accessible, and an elevator services both floors. All galleries are wheelchair accessible.

There are a limited number of manual wheelchairs available free of charge at reception upon request.

Service animals are welcome.


All restrooms at Poster House are single-user and gender-neutral, and an ADA accessible bathroom is available on each floor.


An RF system is available for our Guided Tours. The system is hearing device compatible. Please request a receiver from the Info Desk.

Receivers are available with either ear buds or neck loops.

Hearing loops are available at our Café, Shop, and Info Desk.


High-contrast, large-print wall text and labels are available in advance and on site using a digital tablet. To request labels in advance or get more information, contact

Vibrant Verbal Description Tours of exhibitions with our specially trained educators are offered monthly and are free of charge. Please see our Events page for current Access offerings. Prior registration is encouraged as space is limited.


If you would like to book a complimentary Access Tour during regular museum hours, please email two weeks prior to your desired day and time, and we will make every effort to accommodate you. We welcome guests of all abilities and will strive to meet your needs.


Café Des Affiches

Café des Affiches closed until further notice

Café products can be found at the Shop and on the Shop’s online store.


The Shop is open during Poster House open hours and accessible without museum admission. To shop online, visit our Online Shop.



In addition to rotating exhibitions, Poster House has fun features where you can learn more and interact with posters.

Photo Booth

Become a poster. Literally.

Digital Poster Wall

Highlights from the Poster House permanent collection.


Get inches away from a giant billboard.

Poster Machine

Think like a designer.

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