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The Museum offers a variety of discounts on admissions, and Museum visitors and members also receive special discounts to local establishments through our MoMI Neighborhood Partners.

The Museum participates in a number of discount programs: sign-up for our weekly email to receive information about special promotions and offers, plus the latest news on upcoming screenings, exhibitions, and special events.


The Museum offers free or discounted general admission in the following ways. Please note: access to special exhibitions is not included.

  • Free general admission every Thursday, 2:00–6:00 p.m. (no reservations required)
  • Free general admission for New York City teachers with valid ID
  • Free general admission for United States active-duty military personnel and veterans with valid ID or service record
  • Through December 31, the Museum is partnering with Astoria Food Pantry to benefit our Queens community. Bring in nonperishable food items, gently used coats, or new socks (tags on) to receive 10% off same-day Museum admission!
  • Free general admission for New York City families registered with “Cool Culture”
  • Free general admission via Culture Pass NYC (must reserve through this system and present a voucher) for NYC public library cardholders
  • $3 general admission for visitors with disabilities with the presentation of their half-fare MetroCard, Access-A-Ride ID, or by speaking with a Visitor Services Associate upon arrival


  • Free admission to the Museum, including unlimited admission to the Museum’s galleries
  • Discounted admission to regular screenings ($7) for Individual, Senior/Student, Family members; ($11) for Classic Members
  • A limited number of complimentary tickets to screenings based on level of membership
  • A 15% discount on nearby parking at PV Parking Corp (34-11 Steinway Street)
  • Download full discount list for local businesses (PDF)


Museum of the Moving Image champions community businesses through member discounts generously provided by our Neighborhood Partners. Shop local and have a beautiful day in the MoMI Neighborhood!

*Be sure to bring your current MoMI membership card for access, and note that Neighborhood Partners are subject to change without notice.


Across the street from MoMI, Tacuba offers a diverse selection of cuisine, from Mexican and Cuban to Pan Latin dishes, all with a gourmet flair.

Discount: 10% off lunch and dinner M-F (not valid for takeout or with other discounts)

35-01 36th Street | 718.786.2727


A unique take on the classic American bar that serves the diverse Astoria community with original cocktails, an expansive beer list, and a variety of food.

Discount: 10% off for MoMI members and visitors with proof of same-day admission (valid Sunday-Thursday after 8:00 p.m. Excludes Happy Hour)

32-11 Broadway | 917.832.6414


Offering bubble tea, coffee, and unique tea blends brewed to order, Tea and Milk is the perfect neighborhood spot for a pick-me-up.

Discount: 15% off for MoMI members. 10% off for MoMI visitors with presentation of same day admission or screening ticket.

32-02 34th Avenue | 347.921.2056


Q.E.D. is a performing arts space and learning center hosting over 100 events a month ranging from comedy, sketch & storytelling shows to trivia, movie screenings, craft classes & more!

Discount: 2-for-1 ticket

27-16 23rd Avenue | 347 451 3873


Lockwood is a micro-chain of gift stores based in Queens, NY. We sell on-trend, affordable items you just have to have. Shop our Astoria and Jackson Heights locations.

Discount: 15% off purchase

Various Locations


INCASA is a modern decor & lifestyle shop with a strong appreciation for beautiful design, pure functionality, sustainability & local artisan products.

Discount: 10% on store items and a complimentary in-store design consultation

3188 37th Street | 347 935 3254