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By Subway

Before planning your subway travel, check the MTA website for service changes and the latest accessibility information.

During normal service, take the 2/3 to Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum, which is a wheelchair accessible station. Transfer to 2/3 from 4/5 (at Nevins Street) and B, D, Q, N, R, and LIRR (at Atlantic Terminal-Barclays Center). See an MTA subway map.

By Bus

Before planning your bus travel, check the MTA website for the latest bus information and accessibility updates.

The closest bus stops are:

B41 and B69 at Grand Army Plaza

B45 at St. Johns Place and Washington Avenue

By Access-A-Ride

The MTA offers Access-A-Ride drop-off and pick-up service from the Brooklyn Museum, in the small traffic circle entered from the stoplight on Eastern Parkway.


On-site parking is available in the lot behind the Museum, off Washington Avenue.


Park your bicycle at the racks behind the Museum, next to the Sculpture Garden. There's also a Citi Bike station in front of the Museum. Bikes are parked at your own risk; we don't accept responsibility for vandalism or theft.

By Car

From Manhattan:

Brooklyn Bridge; continue straight from the bridge about a half mile; left onto Atlantic Avenue for about 1.5 miles; right onto Washington Avenue for about a half mile to Eastern Parkway. The Museum is at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue. For the parking lot, cross Eastern Parkway to the parking entrance on the right (behind the Museum).

From Westchester, the Bronx, Queens, or Connecticut:

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (Triborough) to Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE); Manhattan Bridge exit to Tillary Street; left onto Flatbush Avenue for about 1.5 miles to Grand Army Plaza; about 2/3 around Plaza; right on Eastern Parkway. We're at the first intersection (Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue).

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 about 2 miles; right on Union Street; 5 blocks to Grand Army Plaza; go 1/2 around Plaza; right on Eastern Parkway. We're 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; about 3 miles to Washington Avenue. We're across intersection at left.