New York Museum Photo Policies

This is an evolving list of all New York-area museums and their photo policies. If you have any additions, please contact us using our CONTACT FORM. After we document all the New York museums, this list will expand to include museums outside the tristate area.

New York Museums that Allow Photography, generally no flash or tripods are allowed but please check museum sites for more information:

  • Metropolitan Museum (link)
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Museum of Arts & Design
  • Rubin Museum of Art (link)

Institutions that have a very limited photography policy:

Institutions that Do NOT Allow Photography:

  • Frick Collection
  • Morgan Library (link)
  • International Center of Photography
  • Neue Galerie
  • New Museum (with the exception of the Free exhibition)
  • Whitney Museum of American Art

For a complete list of New York museum, but not their photo policies, check out NewYorkology’s great listings.

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