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Take the 2 or 3 to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum. Transfers to the 2 and 3 are available from the 4 and 5 (at Nevins Street) and the B, D, Q, N, R, and LIRR (at Atlantic Avenue/Pacific Street). See a subway map. Current MTA construction projects are leading to frequent changes to 2 and 3 service, particularly on the weekends. Please check MTA service advisories for the most up-to-date subway travel information.
The bus stops nearest the Museum are:
B41 and B69 at Grand Army Plaza
B45 at St. Johns Place and Washington Avenue
Brooklyn Bridge; first left at Tillary Street; right on Flatbush Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Grand Army Plaza; approximately 2/3 around Plaza; turn right on Eastern Parkway. Museum is at first intersection (Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue). Or Manhattan Bridge enters directly onto Flatbush Avenue.
From Westchester, the Bronx, Queens, or Connecticut:
Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (Triborough) to Brooklyn Queens Express (BQE)/Manhattan Bridge exit to Tillary Street, make a left onto Flatbush Avenue and proceed according to the directions from Manhattan.
From Staten Island and southern or central New Jersey:
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to Gowanus Expressway (Route 278 towards Manhattan); exit to 38th Street; left on Fourth Avenue for approximately 2 miles; right on Union Street; 5 blocks to Grand Army Plaza; go 1/2 around Plaza; turn right on Eastern Parkway. Museum is at first intersection (Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue).
From northern or north central New Jersey:
George Washington Bridge/Holland or Lincoln Tunnel to Manhattan; follow directions from Manhattan.
From Long Island:
Grand Central Parkway to Jackie Robinson Parkway; exit at Bushwick Avenue; left at third traffic light to Eastern Parkway; approximately 3 miles to Washington Avenue. Museum is across intersection at left.
Limited on-site parking is available in the patrolled lot at the rear of the Museum off Washington Avenue. Prices can be found here.
On Target First Saturdays there is a flat rate of $5 beginning at 5 p.m.
Bicycle racks can be found in the parking lot behind the Museum, next to the Sculpture Garden. Bicycles are parked at the owner's risk; the Museum does not accept responsibility for vandalism or theft.