Brooklyn Museum of Art


200 Eastern Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Phone: 718-638-5000

Map / Directions Map / Directions

Hours:
Museum  Wed-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun 11am-6pm

Admission:
Adult $10; Student $6; Child (0-12) Free

Type:
Art Museums, Museums

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    Brooklyn Museum of Art

    Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Museum. Photo by JongHeon Martin Kim
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    Brooklyn Museum of Art

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    Fertile Goddess Exhibit. Female Figurine. Provenance not known; type known from northern Mesopotamia (modern Iraq) and Syria. Late Halaf Period, late fifth millennium B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 4 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (10.4 x 4.7 x 4.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by the Hagop Kevorkian Fund and Designated Purchase Fund, 1990.


10BEST Says

Museums: In this elegant Beaux Arts building in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn's biggest museum (and New York's second-largest) has ample exhibition space for a permanent collection that includes Egyptian antiquities, African and Asian art, American decorative pieces and contemporary photography and performance art. The museum also screens films, hosts readings and has a popular program for schools in the area. Want to follow up a few hours of learning with an afternoon outside? You're in luck. Museum passes also include same-day admission to the adjacent Brooklyn Botanic Garden, which spans 52 acres and includes 200 cherry trees, a Japanese koi pond and the Cranfeld Rose Garden. 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY. 718-368-5000


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Local Expert Says:

Museums: "A family affair, the Brooklyn Museum has a partnership with local high schools through which teenagers can earn positions to give gallery tours and plan teen-focused events."

Best for Museums Because: New York City's second-largest museum, this Brooklyn behemoth holds some 1.5 million pieces of artwork.

10Best List photo 10BEST says

Museums: In this elegant Beaux Arts building in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn's biggest museum (and New York's second-largest) has ample exhibition space for a permanent collection that includes Egyptian antiquities, African and Asian art, American decorative pieces and contemporary photography and performance art. The museum also screens films, hosts readings and has a popular program for schools in the area. Want to follow up a few hours of learning with an afternoon outside? You're in luck. Museum passes also include same-day admission to the adjacent Brooklyn Botanic Garden, which spans 52 acres and includes 200 cherry trees, a Japanese koi pond and the Cranfeld Rose Garden. 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY. 718-368-5000

10Best List photo Insider Tips

Local Expert Anjali Mansukhani Says:

Museums: "A family affair, the Brooklyn Museum has a partnership with local high schools through which teenagers can earn positions to give gallery tours and plan teen-focused events."

Best for Museums Because: New York City's second-largest museum, this Brooklyn behemoth holds some 1.5 million pieces of artwork.

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