How to Visit the Brooklyn Museum of Art

Located in the Borough of Brooklyn, NY city, this museum holds a splendid collection of art. It is a city landmark with 1.5 million works of art and has the privilege of the second largest art collection of the city. The museum has a history that dates as back as 1895 and holds a variation of antiquities as old as 3000 years. It has a steel frame structure with a garden that holds architectural sculptures. It exhibits the work of African, Egyptian, Oceanic, and Japanese artists apart from the dominant American ones. Five floors of pure artistic amazement are what awaits you at this museum. Our step by step guide has all the information to visit to the Brooklyn Museum of Art and enjoy it to the brim.

Instructions

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    Tickets and dates:

    The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays of the week. It is open from Wednesday from 11 am till 6 pm. On Thursdays, the closing time extends to 10 pm while on the first Saturday of each month, the timings are from 5 pm to 11 pm.

    Tickets can be bought at the visitor center of the museum. Tickets are also available on the official website with the additional charges of $2. You can also become a member online to enjoy privilege rates.

    Ticket prices for adults are $12 while for students and senior citizens it is $8. Children under the age of 12 who are accompanied with adults are charged no ticket. Tickets that include a visit to the architectural garden are charged higher.

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    Enjoy exhibitions:

    The number of paintings and work on display is going to grab your attention for a great time. There are numerous current exhibitions and many other long term installations. The long term exhibitions include Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas, African Innovations, Small Wonders from the American Collections, The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago, and the mummy chambers.

    Apart from the exhibitions, there are regular learning programs at the museum for students and teachers on leadership, history etc. School tours to the museum can prove to be great learning experiences.

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    Shop at the Brooklyn museum:

    There is a shop inside the museum from where you can take home amazing crafts with yourself, as a reminder of the great time you had here. The shop has jewellery, paintings, maps, books, stationary and toys for children. You can also shop online on the official website of the museum. Various sales are also held according to calendar on special events like Valentines.

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