The Skyscraper Museum
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The Skyscraper Museum

The Skyscraper Museum is devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. The Museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence. This site will look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.


The Skyscraper Museum is located at 39 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280. The Museum shares a building with the Ritz Carlton in Battery Park City, at the southwestern tip of Manhattan. Nearby landmarks include Bowling Green, Battery Park, and Castle Clinton.

Museum hours are 12-6 PM, Wednesday-Sunday. General admission is $5, $2.50 for students and seniors.

Call 212.968.1961 for information on upcoming lectures, exhibitions, walking tours, and membership.

The Museum is wheelchair accessible.



The Museum schedules tours and group visits to community organizations, seniors groups, and corporations. To schedule a 40-minute visit for your group, or to inquire about rates, please email groups[at]skyscraper[dot]org at least two weeks in advance (requests must be made in writing). Guided tours are offered during non-public hours: Monday & Tuesday, 10 AM - 6 PM; Wednesday - Sunday, 10 AM - Noon.