Visitor Information

Reserve tickets for From the Paley Archive: Hirschfeld and the Art of Television now! To learn more about upcoming events, please visit our events schedule.


The Paley Center is open 12:00 to 6:00 pm ET, Wednesdays to Fridays, and 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays. We are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.


Tickets are free for Members; $20 for nonmembers; $16 for students, teachers, seniors, veterans, and first responders; free for children 12 and under.

 *Advance ticketing is encouraged but not required. All proceeds support The Paley Center for Media’s mission.

Enhanced Covid-19 Safety Measures

The Paley Center for Media follows New York City’s enhanced and safety requirements. In compliance with the New York City vaccine requirement, all visitors over the age of 5 must show proof of at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to enter the museum. All visitors 12 and older are required to have received at least two COVID-19 vaccination doses, except for those who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Starting January 29, 2022, children ages 5 to 11 must also show proof of full vaccination.

Masks are required for all guests over the age of 2. Learn more about Paley’s Safety Guidelines.