National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center

American Indian Museum Heye Center
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
One Bowling Green
New York, NY

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americanindian.si.edu

(Temporarily closed)
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; Thursdays until 8 p.m.
Closed December 25

Admission is free

About

Sitting at the foot of the Wiechquaekeck Trail, an old Algonquin trade route (aka Broadway), the American Indian Museum’s New York location shares the Washington, D.C., location’s incredible collection and its commitment to celebrating the diverse history and contemporary voices of Native peoples throughout the western hemisphere.

Highlights

The Diker Pavilion for Native Arts and Cultures; Infinity of Nations: Art and History in the Collections of the National Museum of the American Indian; Patriot Nations: Native Americans in our Nation's Armed Forces.

  • Temporarily closed.

    Mili Kàpi Café
    (2nd Floor)
    Mili Kàpi means “give me some coffee” in the Native language of the Lenape people, the original inhabitants of New York City. The Café features hot and cold beverages and light casual fare—sandwiches, salads and sweets—highlighting ingredients indigenous to the Americas. The Café serves coffee from Stumptown Coffee Roasters.
    10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Subway: 4 and 5 trains to Bowling Green

Bus: M5, M15, and M20

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