Whitney Museum of American Art

Art expands one viewer at a time.

Street Address: 945 Madison Ave
Hours: W–Th 11a–6p; F 1–9p; Sa–Su 11a–6p
Website: www.whitney.org

Getting there: 6 train to 77th St

Once you arrive at the museum: walk straight into the lobby. Turn left once you’re past the ticketing desk and walk to the coat check area.

Your key will unlock: the mysterious box on the left side of the countertop of the coat check.

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  1. Dave says:

    This was our first stop after getting our keys today. Very cool! The lady at the coat check said we were #8 for the day.

  2. Jen says:

    We loved this one! The coat check woman was super-nice and we loved what the box had inside… kudos, Whitney!

  3. jaye bea smalley says:

    We enjoyed this one! It is interesting to see that Dave said the coat check lady said they were #8 that day, last night our coat check lady said we were about the 7th to show up! I don’t want to spoil it for anyone, but my 8 year old is very excited about the future of the Whitney Museum

  4. Reeshiez says:

    Coat check lady was really nice and seemed pretty excited! Most of the floors of the Whitney Museum were closed when we went with the exception of the 1st and 5th floors, so admission was $5 instead of the usual (which is $15 I believe).

  5. iCeLiNg says:

    I loved this site, just for the main reason that the male coat check attendant was really friendly, nice, and knowledgeable about the new plans for the new opening of the museum. Definitely worth going to and remember to ask questions.

  6. psychopooch says:

    LOVED what was in the box. Like everyone else, the coat check guy was really friendly and great to talk to about the contents of the box and the project. Definitely glad I made this my first site.

  7. Christina Mattson says:

    My mom came to visit, and we did many sites together over the weekend. This was by far our favorite, the staff of the Whitney really went out of their way to make it a great experience!

  8. Phil C says:

    I visited this site on Friday. This is definitely one of the better sites. The attendant was friendly and informed me that I was visitor #43 for that day.

  9. The Wings says:

    This was one of the first box that we open. It was very interesting.

  10. Matt Gaynord says:

    very cool experience…

  11. Jenne German says:

    The coat check man was really sweet. Loved the new plans.

  12. Tom Wall says:

    Not only were the contents of the box cool, but we had time to check out the Charles Birchfield exhibit as well, which was AMAZING.