Welcome to the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center information page. We’re thrilled you’re considering a visit and are here to help you plan a smooth and enjoyable experience. This page provides all the essential details, including our address, clear directions to find us, and answers to frequently asked questions. Let’s get you started on your adventure!


We encourage guests to reserve a free ticket in advance for guaranteed admission. However, please note that we always make room for walk-ins. Reserve your spot here.

General Information

  • 51 Christopher Street
  • Manhattan, New York City
  • 10014

  • Tuesday - Sunday : 10am - 4pm
  • Monday : Closed

Open all holidays



Nearest Subways

  • A
  • C
  • E
  • B
  • D
  • F
  • M

to W 4 Street Washington Sq

  • 1

to Christopher Street-Sheridan Sq

Plan Your Visit:
Frequently Asked Questions

General Guidelines

SNMVC is dedicated to providing excellence in exhibitions, programs, and visitor experience. Our team and volunteers are here to help you and others enjoy their visit.

Visitors putting themselves, other visitors, staff and volunteers, or the exhibitions at risk may be asked to leave. Verbal or physical harassment, discrimination, threats, or other disruptive behavior is not permitted. To keep our visitors, staff, volunteers and exhibitions safe, all must follow any SNMVC signage, instructions, or guidance given by SNMVC staff.

SNMVC does not permit solicitations unless pre-authorized by SNMVC personnel.

For health and safety reasons, shirts and shoes are required to enter the SNMVC.

Bag and item policy: All bags are subject to inspection upon entering the building. Any items larger than 11 × 17 × 5 in. (28 × 43 × 13 cm) or as deemed necessary by SNMVC staff or volunteers must be checked at the front desk. SNMVC is not responsible for lost or stolen property. 

SNMVC reserves the right to refuse entry to any visitor carrying large or harmful objects, such as weapons, flags, banners, frames, artwork, shopping carts, sporting goods, marking materials, paint, adhesives, epoxies, glues, and recreational equipment. 

Strollers, with the exception of oversize and jogging strollers, are permitted. Visible baby carriers are welcome.

Bag Check: Items that are not accepted in Bag Check include food and drink, plants and flowers, balloons, (e)bicycles, folding bicycles, (e)scooters, wagons, strollers, and oversize items. Staff and volunteers will advise on where strollers can be parked. Any other items may be inspected and refused at the discretion of the SNMVC team.

Eating and drinking is not permitted in the SNMVC, with the exception of water in a clear bottle. All opaque bottles must be checked at Bag Check.

Covid-19 Policies

Proof of vaccination is not required at this time, in accordance with state and local guidelines. Masks are optional during your visit. SNMVC reserves the right to update this information in accordance with state and local guidelines.

Certain events and programs may still require masks and/or proof of vaccination. SNMVC reserves the right to update this information in accordance with state and local guidelines.



There is limited metered street parking in the West Village neighborhood. There is no street parking directly in front of the SNMVC.

No. There are no bike racks at SNMVC. There is a Citi Bike station near the SNMVC, at Christopher Street-Sheridan Square W 4th St & 7th Ave S.


Yes. SNMVC has two single stall, lockable restrooms (one is ADA compliant) for use by visitors of all genders. A baby changing station is available in the ADA restroom.

Yes, strollers, with the exception of oversize and jogging strollers, are permitted in SNMVC. Visible baby carriers are welcome.

Indoor dining is not available at SNMVC.

Rules and Regulations

Yes. Photography and videography are allowed in the SNMVC so long as the images are taken using existing light only (no flash) and are for personal, noncommercial use. Tripods and selfie sticks are not permitted.

Commercial photography and filming projects are welcome at the SNMVC if planned and approved in advance. All commercial projects must be approved by the SNMVC in writing. Please contact SNMVC General Operations Manager, Em Miller at

SNMVC is a welcoming space where all ages can learn about the history of the Stonewall Rebellion and aspects of the LGBTQIA+ community. We encourage visitors with children to explore exhibitions and make choices that are right for them.


Yes. There is also one wheelchair onsite for use while visiting.

The West 4 St-Washington Sq B/D/F/M/A/C/E subway station is the nearest wheelchair accessible station. Please also see MTA Accessible Stations for additional information.

  • Elevator on NE corner of 3rd St and 6th Ave.
  • Take elevator to mezzanine level; use northbound or southbound passageway for subway platforms.
  • Use elevators on subway platforms to go to lower platforms and subway service.
  • Bus connections: M8 (eastbound at 8 St, westbound at 9 St), M21 (on Houston St), M55 (northbound), SIM1c, SIM3/3c, SIM4c, SIM7, SIM9, SIM33/33c.

We welcome visitors with service animals, and you do not need to notify us in advance if you’re visiting with a service animal. Animals whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and are, therefore, not permitted.

Tours and Groups

Yes! Walk-in tours are available daily.

Groups larger than 6 are encouraged to contact SNMVC to schedule a private tour, educational program, or event. Please contact SNMVC Outreach & Education Manager, Alexxis Briviesca at to learn more.


Thank you for supporting SNMVC. You’re welcome to make a secure, fully tax-deductible donation online or onsite.

Get Involved

Yes! Please visit the volunteer page on our website to learn more and apply, or email with any questions.

You can find the latest opportunities by following us on LinkedIn.

To learn more about renting SNMVC for a private event, please contact SNMVC General Operations Manager, Em Miller at

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