Here's which uptown museums are reopening soon

Updated: Sep 11


The Met Cloisters is scheduled to reopen on September 12.

Governor Cuomo finally gave New York City museums the green light to reopen starting Monday, September 24.


So which of your favorite uptown museums can you visit soon and when?


Here are the reopenings that have been announced so far:


Museum of the City of New York

East Harlem 1220 Fifth Ave between E 103rd and E 104th Sts

Reopens Thursday, August 27

Because of new capacity limits, the museum recommends getting your timed tickets in advance. Admission is free through September 14.


Morris-Jumel Mansion

Washington Heights 65 Jumel Terrace between W 160th and W 162nd Sts

Reopens Thursday, September 10

Visitors to this 18th century house will be asked to follow CDC, New York State and New York City guidelines.


The Morris-Jumel Mansion opens September 10.

El Museo del Barrio

East Harlem 1230 Fifth Ave between E 104th and E 105th Sts

Reopens Saturday, September 12

The museum is reopening with limited hours (Saturdays and Sundays noon-5pm) and requiring all visitors to wear masks and practice social distancing. Its new exhibition "Taller Boricua: A Political Print Shop in New York" features paintings, drawings, collages and more by the founding members of the Puerto Rican Workshop.


The Met Cloisters

Washington Heights 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park

Reopens Saturday, September 12

All visitors must wear face coverings, practice social distancing, and have their temperature checked. Read the full list of safety guidelines here.


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