What’s Open in New York City Now

We’ve made it easy for you to find out what’s open (or reopening soon) in New York City as you plan your visit to explore and rediscover the city.

What’s Open in New York City Now

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There is so much more to do in New York City as many of your favorite places and experiences have reopened and are now ready to welcome you once again to the big apple. Whether for a daycation, staycation, workcation or a well deserved escape, let’s be All in for NYC and rediscover all the magic that made it the city of our dreams.

Top NYC Attractions  |  Museums  |  Parks & Gardens  Restaurants & Markets

A view of downtown NYC skyline - What's Open in NYC

FAVORITE NYC ATTRACTIONS

Empire State Building is now open. This iconic building is always reflecting the pulse of the city with colors while offering one of the most stunning, renowned views of the NYC skyline. Know Before You Go: Admission is by appointment only. Masks are required and visitors will be temperature screened. Capacity has been reduced for social distancing. More details here

Central Park, our green oasis in the heart of Manhattan, remains open but in-Park tours and programs are suspended until further notice. Visitor centers are also closed. Know Before You Go: Request for the wearing of face masks and to follow social distancing guidelines while in the park. More details here

Top of the Rock is welcoming visitors once again to its observatory to enjoy the stunning 360-degree views stretching beyond NYC. With over 9,500 square feet of outdoor space, visitors are able to spread out in the open-air setting. Know Before You Go: Entry is based on timed tickets. New hours are 1-9pm daily. Designated entrance and exit. Reduced capacity on observatory deck and in elevators. More details here

Madame Tussauds New York – You can once again pose with your favorite celebrity or public figure with the reopening of Madame Tussauds New York. Know Before You Go: Cashless site. Tickets must be booked online. Face masks are required. More details here

Hudson Yard -The shops and restaurants as well as Vessel and Edge (NYC newest observation deck) at Hudson Yard have reopened. Know Before You Go: Capacity has been reduced with digital counters monitoring. Face masks required. Timed tickets for entry to Vessel and Edge. Temperature checks. More details here, here and here

NYC MUSEUMS OPENINGS

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is now open and welcoming visitors to enjoy its vast collection reflecting 5,000 years of world history. Know Before You Go: Temperature checks prior to entrance. Face masks and timed entrance registration required. Capacity has been reduced to 25% for social distancing. More details here

The MET Cloisters, located at the top of Manhattan in Fort Tryon Park, is scheduled to reopen on Sept 12. Know Before You Go: Capacity has been reduced to 25% for social distancing. Face covering and timed entrance registration required. Temperature checks prior to entrance. More details here

The Whitney Museum of American Art has reopened its doors in the meatpacking district. Know Before You Go: Advance ticketing and face masks are required. New circulation routes are in place to maintain social distancing. More details here

The American Museum of Natural History, one of the largest natural history museums in the world, reopens to the public on September 9, 2020. Know Before You Go: Face masks are required and timed tickets must be reserved online. More details here

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is once again fueling creativity and inspiring minds with its reopening. To celebrate, the museum is offering free entry until September 27, 2020 for non members. MoMA PS1 will reopen on September 17, 2020. Know Before You Go: Advanced timed tickets and face masks are required. Capacity has been reduced to 25%. More details here

The renowned Frank Loyd Wright-designed Guggenheim Museum is reopening on October 3, 2020. {Safety policies will be updated here once known.}  More details here

New York City’s third largest art museum, The Brooklyn Museum in the borough of Brooklyn, with its over 1.5 million works is scheduled to reopen on September 12, 2020. Know Before You Go: Face masks are required. All tickets are timed. Capacity reduced to 25%. More details here

PARKS & GARDENS

The elevated High Line Park is now open from noon – 8pm daily. Know Before You Go: Timed entry required. Limited capacity in place. Designated entry and exits for one directional movement. More details here

Bryant Park, located just a few steps from our hotel, continues to welcome visitors and host free activities. Social distancing rules of New York City are to be adhered to. Click here to be updated on what to do in Bryant Park.

Central Park, our green oasis in the heart of Manhattan, remains open but in-Park tours and programs are suspended until further notice. Visitor centers are also closed. Know Before You Go: Request for the wearing of face masks and to follow social distancing guidelines while in the park. More details here

The beautiful 52-acre Brooklyn Botanic Garden in the heart of Brooklyn is open with limited service and capacity. Know Before You Go: Advance timed-entry tickets are required. Face coverings are required. Indoor spaces and interactive exhibits are closed. More details here

RESTAURANTS & MARKETS

Indoor dining will resume in New York City on September 30, 2020 with 25% reduced capacity. We’ve been enjoying outdoor dining in New York City with the Open Restaurant program and are looking forward to indoor dining as sweater weather begins. Know Before You Dine: Patrons temperature check at entrance. No service after midnight. No bar service. Masks must be worn when not seated at a table. Tables will be at least 6 feet apart. Click Here to learn the opening dates of some of your favorite restaurants .

Dine out at Chelsea Market – Many of the food vendors at this historic market are open with outdoor dining, takeout and delivery service. Click here to view what’s open at Chelsea Market

The Market Line on the Lower East Side, a neighborhood favorite, is open for outdoor dining and delivery. The space has been adapted in accordance with CDC guidelines. More details here