Hours & Admission

11am–7pm *
Poster House will be closed Nov 26–29, Dec 24–25, and Dec 31–Jan 1
Seniors 60 and over
Kids 18 and under
Visitors with disabilities
$8 *
Free admission for 1 accompanying care partner


Public Transit

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Steps away


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10 minute walk


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3 minute walk


M23 to 23rd Street and 6th Avenue

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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


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170 West 23rd Street


COVID-19 Guidelines

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:


Tickets must be purchased online before your visit, and your email confirmation serves as your ticket on-site. Our new hours are Thursday–Sunday, 11am–7pm, and tickets may be purchased in limited quantities in timed increments.

Please arrive within 15 minutes of your scheduled ticket time, otherwise we cannot guarantee entry due to capacity limitations.

To make changes to your ticket, you may email or call 917.722.2439.

Arriving at Poster House

When you enter the museum, the admissions desk will be immediately inside the door.

Please approach the desk and read out the ORDER NUMBER from your ticket confirmation email. This number will act as your ticket, and will be linked with the number of tickets you have purchased.

Admissions Policy

For the first month of reopening, Poster House is offering suggested donation tickets ranging from $0–$10. Refunds will not be issued to visitors who are asked to leave for violating any of the below guidelines.

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 will be self-service and we ask that you limit the number of bags you bring.

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 open for coffee, tea, and single-serving beverages (cans, bottles, etc.), and small bites. At this time, we are only offering takeaway. There is no food or beverage allowed in the galleries. No admission ticket is required to visit the Café.


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

Group Visits

All groups must contact to check the ability to visit as a group. A group is defined as visitors with five or more guests.

Virtual tours of the exhibitions on view are available for adult groups. Please complete this form and a member of our team will be in touch soon!


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.

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

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!


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.

Docent Tours *

Poster House offers complimentary docent-led tours every week! Click here for a current list of tours, free with admission.

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



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. Motorized wheelchairs and scooters are permitted.

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.

Audio commentary is available for download on exhibition pages or through Cuseum digital membership cards. Look for the headphones icon:



High-contrast, large-print wall text and labels are available on site at the Info Desk. They are also available digitally upon request. Please email for more information.

A supplemental audio presentation is also available for each show on the individual exhibition pages under the words Audio Guide.

Look for the headphones icon:


Please note that these are not traditional audio guides, but interviews between curators and designers on the themes of each exhibition.

Vibrant Verbal Description Tours of exhibitions with our specially trained educators are offered bimonthly 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 at least 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 during museum hours and is accessible without a museum ticket.

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Our Shop is open during the museum’s open hours. For the latest information, visit our Online Shop.

All visitors are welcome to walk directly into our Shop, which is just inside the main entrance. No admission fee needed.



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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