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How to get to the Brooklyn museum

The Brooklyn Museum is one of New York City’s premier museums, with a pre-eminent collection of Egyptian art, American art, and a history of important, sometimes controversial, special exhibits. This cultural institution, located near Prospect Park, Park Slope, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Prospect Heights, also hosts the popular monthly First Saturday event.

Find out how to get to the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • Where : 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
  • Contact: ( 718) 638-5000
  • Official Website : Brooklyn Museum
  • When: Wednesday through Sunday, 11 AM to 6 PM Open late on Thursdays, until 10 PM First Saturday free events, open until 11 PM on the first Saturday of each month.

Getting to the Brooklyn Museum by Subway and Bus

  • Take 2 or 3 to Eastern Parkway / Brooklyn Museum. Transfers to 2 and 3 are available from 4 and 5 (on Nevins Street) and B, D, Q, N, R and LIRR (on Atlantic Avenue / Pacific Street). Check MTA service advisories for subway changes on routes 2,3, especially on weekends.
  • By bus B41 and B69 at Grand Army Plaza, B45 at St. Johns Place and Washington Avenue

Directions to the Brooklyn Museum by car

From Manhattan:

  • Brooklyn bridge; first left onto Tillary Street; right on Flatbush Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Grand Army Plaza; about 2/3 around Plaza; Turn right on Eastern Parkway. The museum is at the first intersection (Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue).
  • The Manhattan Bridge enters directly onto Flatbush Avenue. See the instructions above.

From Westchester, the Bronx, Queens, or Connecticut:

  • Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (Triborough) to Brooklyn Queens Express (BQE) / Manhattan Bridge, exit at Tillary Street, turn left onto Flatbush Avenue and follow signs from Manhattan.

From Staten Island and southern or central New Jersey:

  • Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to the Gowanus Freeway (Route 278 to Manhattan); exit to 38th street; left on Fourth Avenue for approximately 2 miles; right on Union Street; 5 blocks from Grand Army Plaza; go 1/2 around Plaza; Turn right on Eastern Parkway. The museum is at the first intersection (Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue).

From North or North Central New Jersey:

  • George Washington Bridge / Holland or Lincoln Tunnel to Manhattan; follow the signs from Manhattan.

De Long Island:

  • Grand Central Parkway to Jackie Robinson Parkway; exit at Bushwick Avenue; Left at 3rd light onto Eastern Parkway; approximately 3 miles to Washington Ave. The museum is across the intersection on the left.

Parking lot

Limited on-site parking is available in the patrolled lot at the rear of the Museum, near Washington Avenue.

At Target First Saturday on Saturdays there is a flat rate of $ 4 starting at 5 pm

Bicycle carrier

Bike racks can be found in the parking lot behind the Museum, next to the Sculpture Garden. Bicycles are parked at the owner’s risk; The museum does not accept responsibility for vandalism or theft.

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