Rubin Museum of Art

  • Hours
  • Today: 11am-6pm

  • The museum is closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day.

  • The Cafe and the Shop are open during the museum hours.

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Self-Guided Group Reservations

Self-Guided Groups: Independent exploration of the exhibitions are always welcome. For groups of 10 or more, please fill out one of the reservation forms below at least two weeks before your desired visit date. 

Adult Group Visit Reservation Form

K-12 School Group Visit Reservation Form

Senior Group Visit Reservation Form

Summer Camp Group Reservation Form

University Group Visit Reservation Form

Contact us at or 212-620-5000 x345 for the status of your reservation request.

Cultural exploration with a twist! We welcome groups to take advantage of our weekly opportunities to enjoy the museum afterhours every Wednesday and Friday. These evenings are perfect for networking, alumni gatherings, meet-ups, or just to unwind with some friends and colleagues at the end of the day. Reservations to Cafe Serai on Wednesday and Friday evenings are available to groups of 15 people or more. Contact or 212-620-5000 x345 for more information.

Himalayan Happy Hour: Wednesdays, 6 p.m.—9 p.m.    

Every Wednesday evening, Rubin Museum members enjoy a 15% discount and all visitors enjoy 10% off the Serai café menu, featuring specialty teas, wine, beer, cocktails, and dinner. See exceptional examples of Himalayan artistry and craftsmanship in the Serai shop. Hear local musicians as they fill the room with sounds from across the globe in our Spiral Music series.

K2 Lounge: Fridays, 6 p.m.—10 p.m.

Every Friday night, Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, offering a special Pan Asian Tapas menu to accompany the evening's DJ and unique thematic gallery tours and programs. Happy Hour runs from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. with a 2-for-1 special on all beer, wine and well drinks.