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We’re located next to historic Brower Park, just one mile from Grand Army Plaza, at 145 Brooklyn Avenue (at St. Marks Avenue), Brooklyn, NY 11213. Use the links at left for maps and directions, dining options, and nearby cultural attractions.


  Monday Closed
  Tuesday 10 am—5 pm
  Wednesday 10 am—5 pm
  Thursday 10 am—5 pm  (Free 3—5pm; Free every third Thursday 3—7pm*)
  Friday  10 am—5 pm
  Saturday 10 am—5 pm
  Sunday 10 am—5 pm

*Does not apply to schools, camps, or other organized groups. Free hours are suspended on days during NYC School’s Out Weeks: February 19, 2015 & April 9, 2015. BCM will offer a reduced admission rate of $5 per person on these dates after 3 pm.

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Free Hours made possible by Popular Community Bank and Astoria Bank


The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.

The Museum will be open from 10 am - 5 pm on:

  • Monday, February 16th (Presidents' Day)
  • Monday, April 6th


Admission is $9.00 per person and free for Museum members and children under 1 year of age.

Admission for camp groups and school groups with advance reservations is a discounted $6 per person. Organizations planning a visit of 10 children or more are required to make an advanced reservation to receive our discounted $6 per person rate. Please call (718) 735-4400 x 118 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . We are a Blue Star Museum!  All military personnel (active or retired) with ID receive the discount of free family admission up to 6 individuals.


  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (16 years of age or over).
  • Adults with a valid ID may pay admission and visit without children. Educators or professionals interested in group visits, contact Kinneret Kohn at 718-735-4400 X 123 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .
  • The Totally Tots Exhibit is for children ages 5 and younger and closes at 4:45pm daily.    

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  Monday Closed
  Tuesday 10 am—3 pm
  Wednesday 10 am—3 pm
  Thursday 10 am—4:45 pm  (Open until 7 pm on Third Thursdays)
  Friday  10 am—3 pm
  Saturday 10am—3 pm
  Sunday 10 am—3 pm
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