The Banksy Museum is now open in NYC. Take a look at what’s on display.

The Banksy Museum is now open in NYC


The Banksy Museum is now open in NYC

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NEW YORK — The Banksy Museum is now open in New York City, displaying 160 life-size recreations of the artist’s original murals.

The museum also includes some of Banksy’s studio projects and exhibitions about the mysterious street artist.

Where is The Banksy Museum?

The Banksy Museum is located at 277 Canal Street in Lower Manhattan. It spans 15,000 square feet on two floors of the Oltarsh Building.

The address is just off the Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown, and can be accessed by the N, Q, R and W subway lines. 

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day, with last entry at 7:15 p.m.

How to get tickets for The Banksy Museum

Tickets cost $30 and can be purchased online here. The museum also offers discounted rates for the following groups:

  • Students and teachers: $26
  • Seniors over 60: $26
  • Groups of 5 or more: $26 per person
  • Families of 5 or fewer (at least 1 adult, 2 children): $21 per person
  • Military, fire department, city police officers: $21
  • Children 6 to 12: $21
  • Children under 6: Free

What you’ll see at The Banksy Museum

The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


Photos from inside the museum show dozens of the artist’s famous murals, including earlier works like the “Girl With Balloon” and “Love Is In The Air,” to more recent pieces from the war in Ukraine.

Many of the originals have been whitewashed or dismantled, so the museum employed a team of anonymous street artists to recreate them. 

“Street art belongs in the raw setting of the streets. But if people can’t see it, is it even art?” Museum Founder Hazis Vardar said in a statement. “Little of Banksy’s works are visible to the public at large. Most have been stolen for resale, inadvertently destroyed, or erased by overzealous city cleaning teams. Most of this transient art could only be viewed on tiny smartphone screens, which is no way to experience the scale or emotion of Banksy’s work. So we knew that we needed to create an exhibition that would bring Banksy’s art back before the public.”

The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


The Banksy Museum Opens In New York City
A view of the new Banksy Museum featuring reproductions of Banksy’s graffiti art from around the world on May 15, 2024 in New York City.

Roy Rochlin / Getty Images


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