Visitor Information

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem has moved!

NEW ADDRESS: 58 W 129th Street, New York, NY 10027

Harlem is the cradle of jazz culture, and home to The National Jazz Museum in Harlem and its diverse resources. We offer engaging exhibits and weekly evening public events featuring a unique blend of thoughtfully curated talks, recordings and live music.

What to do at The National Jazz Museum in Harlem:

1. Come to one of our weekly evening events –  see our events HERE.

2. Explore our current exhibit VIBRATIONS. This will trace the music from its beginnings in the living room of harlemites, to its global reach and many variations today.

3. Listen to the rare live recording sessions from the 1930s and 1940s that comprise our renowned SAVORY COLLECTION, and are only available at the museum. Please call to schedule a Savory Listening to assure access.

4.  Relax in our lovely reading room and peruse the many books on jazz and Harlem, choose a jazz film from our DVD collection, or listen to one of our 1,000 classic jazz CDs.

ADMISSION: Free ($10 Donation Suggested)

LOCATION:

58 W. 129th Street, Ground Floor (Between Malcolm X Blvd. and 5th Avenue).

SUBWAY DIRECTIONS:

Take the 2 or 3 train to 125th Street. From there, walk north along Malcolm X Blvd. (Lenox Avenue) until you reach 129th Street. Turn right (east) on 129th Street to get to 58 W. 129th Street, Ground Floor.

VISITORS CENTER HOURS:

Monday – Friday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

BORN IN HARLEM GROUP PRESENTATIONS

By Appointment

$10.00 per person, 5 person minimum

Learn more here!

INTERESTED IN A GUIDED GROUP VISIT?