Museum of Sex Admission
Museums New York
For over fifteen years, the Museum of Sex has sustained its mission to preserve and present the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality. The Museum produces exhibitions, experiences and programs that bring the best of current art, science and the study of sexuality to the widest possible audiences.
Visit us to explore our vast collection of unique artifacts covering over 22,000 square feet of galleries and exhibitions.
Enjoy general admission to New York City's Museum of Sex, a space dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, evolution, and cultural significance of human sexuality in an intellectual and educational way.
Currently on view & included with your ticket:
The Incomplete Araki: Sex, Life, and Death in the Works of Nobuyoshi Araki is the first major retrospective in the United States to showcase the career of the notorious and prolific Japanese photographer. The installation is accompanied by the personal perspectives of collaborators, muses, critics, fans, and fellow photographers as well as historical artifacts which situate Araki's work within the social context of art history and postwar Japanese society.
NSFW: Female Gaze, co-curated by VICE Media's Creators, showcases over 25 emerging female artists from various disciplines dedicated to powerful feminine narratives. Every day, women are faced with a world of images that reflect male perspectives on sexual desire. The artists in NSFW Female Gaze both reclaim and break out of women's historical roles as muse and object.
The Sex Lives of Animals presents an uncensored story of the birds and the bees, moving animal sexuality beyond the confines of reproduction and mating, towards discussions of orientation and cognition.
OBJECTXXX: Selected Artifacts from the Museum of Sex speak to the depth and diversity of artifacts that exist in the Museum of Sex's permanent collection of nearly 20,000 items. Amassed through directed acquisition and generous donation, the Museum of Sex's permanent collection, research library and extensive media library are an extension of the institution's dedication to the preservation and presentation of the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality.
Night Fever: New York Disco 19771979, The Bill Bernstein Photographs explores the sexually and socially radical multiculturalism embraced by the New York disco clubs of the late 70s. The exhibition assembles 40 photographs from Bill Bernstein, taken from 1977 to 1979, accompanied by audio interviews, in an immersive installation that invites viewers to experience the freedom and intoxication of the disco era.
Available for an extra charge:
Jump for Joy is an interactive installation which embodies the cultural context and history of fairground eroticism. $3 extra.
Celestial Bodies: The Couples VR Experience is an immersive room scale Virtual Reality installation that brings Diplo's track Set It Off to a new dimension. This is a separate ticketed exhibition with limited opening hours.