Strollers and scooters
Baby strollers are permitted in the galleries at all times. However, scooters are not permitted in the galleries; please leave them at coat check on Floor -1. For more tips on what to bring to the Museum and what to leave at home, see our Visitor Guidelines.
Restrooms and baby-changing stations
Accessible restrooms are located on Floors -1, 3, 5, 7, and 8. Single user/all gender restrooms are located on Floors -1, 3, 5, and 8. You can find changing tables in all single user bathrooms.
Food and drink
Outside food and drinks are not permitted in the Museum. Visit the eighth-floor Studio Cafe for featured toasts, soups, salads, and other light fare as well as fun views of New York City.
Kids Activity and Multimedia Guides
Pick up one of our free Kids Activity Guides or a Kids Multimedia Guide for selected exhibitions to help you explore the Museum together. for selected exhibitions to use together in the galleries or a Kids Multimedia Guide to help you explore the Museum. Be sure to check with our Visitor Services staff in the Museum lobby for more information when you arrive.
If kids need to wiggle and the weather is nice, head out onto one of our outdoor galleries located on Floors 5, 6, and 7.
Drawing in the galleries
Please note that only pencils are allowed in the galleries for the safety of the artwork.