NARM: New York Reciprocal Museums

The North American Reciprocal Museum Membership Program by the (NARM) Association allows you to access reciprocal benefits at almost 1100 member institutions around the United States, Canada, and Beyond!

It is THE most extensive list of reciprocating museums and organizations available, allowing your family to enjoy countless opportunities to learn about art, culture, history, anthropology, and SO much more!

In most instances, your benefits allow you to take advantage of FREE admission. However, there are exceptions, including geographic exclusions; special programming that may require additional ticket purchases; and party size limitations.

Please, use our list for informational purposes, but be sure to do your own research directly with the institutions that interest you to understand the benefits you will receive upon showing your NARM membership card, as well as how many people in your family may receive those benefits.

The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world with members in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador and Mexico!

NARM has over 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more that offer their individual NARM qualified members reciprocal benefits.

Members from one of the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® member institutions listed below, who present a current membership card validated with accepted NARM identification, are entitled to the following privileges at participating institutions:

• Free/member admission during regular museum hours

• Member discounts at museum shops

• Member discounts on concert/lecture tickets.

Guests are not included unless they present a current membership card validated with accepted NARM identification. NOTE: Some museums restrict benefits. Please see the end notes at the bottom for more information. ‘Family’ benefits are defined by each participating institution. It is always advisable to contact the institution prior to your visit to avoid any confusion. For questions about the North American Reciprocal Program please contact your institution’s membership department.


  • List subject to change without notice.
  • Museums may temporarily suspend reciprocal program during special exhibitions.
  • Call before you go.  Some museums do not honor NARM benefits from other local museums. There ARE geographic restrictions between certain locations within a reasonable distance from each other. There ARE other exclusions. Also, verify your party size covered by your membership, versus the number of people who may be covered by the free admission when you are visiting.

Step 1: Check out our list below for informational purposes! Click on the Attraction Name for more details about the Museum, or click on the City / State to find other AWESOME family-friendly activities in that area!

Step 2: Make sure you get the official scoop by reading through the Official NARM Reciprocal Membership Program details here!

Step 3: Support YOUR local, participating NARM-affiliated Museum by purchasing a Membership Package!

Step 4: Get your Official NARM-affiliated Reciprocal Membership Card and prepare to bring it, along with your photo ID, when you travel!

Step 5: Don’t forget to call ahead to ensure the Museum you’d like to visit is still currently and actively offering free admission to members of this program. Rules and participation can and will change throughout the year!

Step 6: ENJOY!

NARM Reciprocal New York Locations

Albany, NYAlbany Institute of History & Art
Albany, NYIrish American Heritage Museum
Alfred, NYAlfred Ceramic Art Museum at Alfred University
Ballston Spa, NYBrookside Museum
Blue Mountain Lake, NYAdirondack Experience
Bronx, NYThe Bronx Museum of the Arts
Brooklyn, NYPioneer Works
Buffalo, NYAlbright-Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, NYBurchfield Penney Art Center / Buffalo State College
Centerport, NYThe Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
Cooperstown, NYThe Fenimore Art Museum / The Farmers’ Museum
Corning, NYThe Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, NYThe Rockwell Museum
Cortland, NYCortland County Historical Society
Coxsackie, NYGreene County Historical Society
Derby, NYFrank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff
East Hampton, NYGuild Hall of East Hampton
East Meredith, NYHanford Mills Museum
Elizabethtown, NYAdirondack History Museum / Essex County Historical Society
Elmira, NYArnot Art Museum
Elmira, NYChemung County Historical Society
Garrison, NYBoscobel House and Gardens
Ghent, NYArt Omi
Glen Cove, NYThe Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Glens Falls, NYThe Hyde Collection
Glens Falls, NYWorld Awareness Children’s Museum
Grahamsville, NYTime and the Valleys Museum
Hammondsport, NYFinger Lakes Boating Museum
Hempstead, NYHofstra University Museum of Art
Howes Cave, NYIroquois Indian Museum
Hudson, NYFASNY Museum of Firefighting
Huntington, NYHeckscher Museum of Art
Ithaca, NYCornell Botanical Gardens
Ithaca, NYHerbert F. Johnson Museum of Art / Cornell University
Katonah, NYKatonah Museum of Art
Kinderhook, NYColumbia County Historical Society
Lake Placid, NYLake Placid – North Elba Historical Society
Long Island City, NYThe Noguchi Museum
New Lebanon, NYShaker Museum – Mount Lebanon
New Paltz, NYSamuel Dorsky Museum of Art / SUNY at New Paltz
New York, NYAmerican Folk Art Museum
New York, NYThe Asia Society
New York, NYBard Graduate Center
New York, NYChina Institute
New York, NYThe Drawing Center
New York, NYEl Museo del Barrio
New York, NYThe Frick Collection
New York, NYLeslie-Lohman Museum of Art
New York, NYMuseum of American Finance
New York, NYMuseum of American Illustration
New York, NYMuseum of Arts and Design
New York, NYMuseum of Chinese in America
New York, NYThe One Club
New York, NYThe Paley Center for the Media
New York, NYRubin Museum of Art
New York, NYSalmagundi Club
New York, NYThe Studio Museum in Harlem
Nyack, NYEdward Hopper House Art Center
Ogdensburg, NYFrederic Remington Art Museum
Oneida, NYOneida Community Mansion House
Oswego, NYH. Lee White Maritime Museum
Oyster Bay, NYPlanting Fields Foundation
Peekskill, NYHudson Valley MOCA
Queens, NYQueens Museum
Riverhead, NYEast End Arts
Rochester, NYMemorial Art Gallery
Roslyn, NYNassau County Museum of Art
Salamanca, NYSeneca-Iroquois National Museum
Saranac Lake, NYThe Saranac Laboratory Museum
Saratoga Springs, NYNational Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
Saratoga Springs, NYSaratoga Automobile Museum
Saratoga Springs, NYSaratoga Springs Preservation Foundation
Saratoga Springs, NYTang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College
Schoharie, NYOld Stone Fort Museum
Seneca Falls, NYSeneca Falls Heritage and Tourism Center
Setauket, NYGallery North
Stony Brook , NYThe Long Island Museum
Syracuse, NYEverson Museum of Art
Utica, NYMunson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Warwick, NYThe Town of Warwick Historical Society
Water Mill, NYParrish Art Museum
White Plains, NYArtsWestchester
Woodstock, NYWoodstock Artists Association and Museum
Yonkers, NYHudson River Museum


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Washington D.C.

Georgia Museum of Art / University of Georgia – Athens, GA


We do everything we can to ensure all information provided is current and up-to-date, but details, rules, policies, conditions, schedules, prices, and participation can and do change regularly, and you should ALWAYS contact or consult with each individual attraction to ensure the latest accuracy of details pertinent to your family’s travel needs.

We always do our best, but we cannot be responsible for changes or updates issued by the locations themselves. 

Thanks for understanding!

Travel safely!

And have fun!