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Your health and safety are our top priorities, and with this in mind we are carefully following guidelines and regulations released by the CDC, New York State, New York City, the Department of Health, and the Department of Labor.
We are excited to welcome you back to Poster House and ask that you review the following guidelines before your visit:
We encourage you to purchase your tickets online in advance of your visit. Your email confirmation serves as your ticket on-site. Our new hours are Thursday–Sunday, 10am–6pm, and tickets may be purchased in limited quantities in timed increments. Tickets may be purchased on site depending on capacity.
To inquire about additional discounts and reciprocal memberships, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arriving at Poster House
Give your order number from your ticket confirmation email or name you booked with at reception to access your tickets.
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.
Please maintain six feet of separation between you and any visitors who are not a part of your group.
Coat check will be self-service and we ask that you limit the number of bags you bring.
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 open for takeaway only. Outdoor tables are available on a first come, first serve basis (weather permitting). An admission ticket is not required to visit the Café but masks must be worn at all times in the Café area. There is no food or beverage allowed in the galleries.
There is no food or beverage allowed in the galleries.
The Shop is open during museum hours. No admission ticket is required to visit the Shop.
Poster House offers private tours led by trained staff upon request! Please visit this form to learn about pricing and submit an inquiry.
Poster House has installed floor graphics to better help you in navigating the museum. Color-coded paths indicate how to get to each exhibition as well as the Shop, Poster Timeline, Café, and bathrooms.
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.
* indicates policies that have temporarily changed due to Covid-19. Please refer to the Covid Guidelines above for updated information.
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.
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 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
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)
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 *
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.
GUESTS WITH HEARING LOSS
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.
GUESTS WITH VISION LOSS
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 is open Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm and is currently open for takeaway only. An admission ticket is not required to visit the café. The café’s menu includes a curated selection of Counter Culture coffees and espresso drinks, Rishi teas, empanadas, baked goods and original, house made snacks. Café products can also 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.
Become a poster. Literally.
Digital Poster Wall
Highlights from the Poster House permanent collection.
Get inches away from a giant billboard.
Think like a designer.
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