Location and Hours


Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
15 East 84th Street (between Madison and Fifth Avenues)
New York, NY 10028

Location Map


Tuesday-Sunday 11am-6pm, Friday 11am-8pm, Closed Monday
* Please note ISAW galleries will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day
FREE Guided Tours, Fridays 6pm 


The Institute is on the upper east side of Manhattan, just a block from Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. There are many parking garages near the Institute and the Subway is close by.

Subway:The nearest Subway stop is at 86th St. and Lexington Ave., at which the 4,5 and 6 trains stop. The Institute is a short walk from this station. Please see the above map for directions from the Subway to the Institute.

Please note that audio recording and photography is not permitted.