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Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10029 Email Phone Number 917.492.3327 ext.3309 Website

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  • The Lobby Rotunda is a stunning space for events.

  • Elegant cocktails are the perfect start to an evening.

  • Dinner beneath our modern lighting installation is sublime.

  • Modern meets classic design with the lighting and marble staircase.

  • Make use of long hallways for stunning table setups.

  • The Marble Court is the perfect setting for dinner.

  • The museum lends itself to a range of lighting schemes.

  • Create unique displays in the museum’s open spaces.

  • Elegant dining options are available in classical surroundings.

  • Museum hallways will bring you closer to the exhibitions.

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10029

Housed in an elegant landmark building on Fifth Avenue’s iconic Museum Mile, the Museum of the City of New York provides a magical location for all event types. As guests enter from Fifth Avenue, they step into a beautiful marble floored lobby rotunda. A sweeping marble staircase leads to a graceful court complete with French doors that look out over Central Park. The Fifth Avenue and South Terrace are delightful in the summer months, and can be fully tented in any season.

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At A Glance

Overview

Housed in an elegant landmark building on Fifth Avenue’s iconic Museum Mile, the Museum of the City of New York provides a magical location for all event types. As guests enter from Fifth Avenue, they step into a beautiful marble floored lobby rotunda. A sweeping marble staircase leads to a graceful court complete with French doors that look out over Central Park. The Fifth Avenue and South Terrace are delightful in the summer months, and can be fully tented in any season.

Categories

Terraces/Roofs/Gardens/Patios (All Venues)
Outdoor Spaces
Science/Natural History Museums
Film/Media Museums
Children's Museums
Art Museums
Historical/Cultural Institutions
Museums/Cultural Spaces
Atriums/Lobbies (All Venues)
Conference Centers, Convention Centers & Auditoriums
Independent Event Spaces

Buzz

The Museum has a number of unique indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for a range of social and corporate events of up to 800 people.

Clients

JPMorgan, Target, Nixon Peabody, PricewaterhouseCoopers, NBC, Robert F. Kennedy Center, Chartis, University of Cambridge

Memorable Moments

A $95 million capital project has provided many new and elegant spaces for special events such as weddings, bar mitzvahs, parties, and corporate functions.

Preferred Partners

Great Performances is the Museum of the City of New York’s exclusive caterer.

The museum will provide a preferred vendor list upon request.

Neighborhood:

Upper East Side

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Capacities

Fifth Avenue Terrace

Standing/Reception 425
Banquet 350
Theater 400
Classroom 350
Dimensions 89 x 48
Ceiling -
Square Feet 4200

South Terrace

Standing/Reception 300
Banquet 225
Theater 250
Classroom 225
Dimensions 65 x 46
Ceiling -
Square Feet 3320

Lobby Rotunda

Standing/Reception 150
Banquet 80
Theater 140
Classroom 90
Dimensions 34 x 22
Ceiling -
Square Feet 1300

Lobby Rotunda with Hallway

Standing/Reception 200
Banquet 160
Theater 175
Classroom -
Dimensions 111 x 21
Ceiling -
Square Feet 2510

Marble Court

Standing/Reception 150
Banquet 100
Theater 150
Classroom 110
Dimensions 33 x 32
Ceiling -
Square Feet 1200

Marble Court with Hallway

Standing/Reception 200
Banquet 170
Theater 175
Classroom -
Dimensions 110 x
Ceiling -
Square Feet 2325

Conference Room

Standing/Reception 60
Banquet 50
Theater 60
Classroom 50
Dimensions 32 x 15
Ceiling -
Square Feet 490

Capacities

Space Standing/
Reception
Banquet Theater Classroom Dimensions Ceiling Square Feet
Fifth Avenue Terrace 425 350 400 350 89 x 48 - 4200
South Terrace 300 225 250 225 65 x 46 - 3320
Lobby Rotunda 150 80 140 90 34 x 22 - 1300
Lobby Rotunda with Hallway 200 160 175 - 111 x 21 - 2510
Marble Court 150 100 150 110 33 x 32 - 1200
Marble Court with Hallway 200 170 175 - 110 x - 2325
Conference Room 60 50 60 50 32 x 15 - 490
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