Museum of the Moving Image

Local nameMuseum of the Moving Image
LocationQueens, New York City, United States

The Museum of the Moving Image is a media museum located in a former building of the historic Astoria Studios, in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens in New York City. The museum originally opened in 1988 as the American Museum of the Moving Image, and in 1996, opened its permanent exhibition, "Behind the Screen," designed by Ali Höcek of AC Höcek Architecture LLC. The museum began a $67 million expansion in March 2008 and reopened in January 2011. The expansion was designed by architect Thomas Leeser.

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Opening hours

Wed - Thu: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri: 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sat & Sun: 11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Adults: $15
Seniors & Students: $11
Children (3-12): $7
Fri 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. free admission.

More information and contact


Official website







Phone +1 718 777 6800

Address 36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street), Astoria, NY 11106, USA

Coordinates 40°45'22.302" N -73°55'26.425" E

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