Dining at the Museum

Four Dining Options

The Restaurant at Gilder
11:30 am–3:30 pm
Floor 2
The Restaurant at Gilder offers table-service dining with a view overlooking the soaring architecture of the Kenneth C. Griffin Exploration Atrium.

Museum Food Court
10:30 am–4:30 pm
Lower Level
A wide variety of selections for all ages and palates, with gluten-free and nut-free choices, and a menu that changes daily. A manager will be able to answer any questions about ingredients.

Cafe on 1
11 am–4:30 pm
Floor 1
Gourmet fare including panini sandwiches pressed to order and cheese and dried fruit plates. Desserts, espresso, and cold beverages are also served.

Cafe on 4
11 am–4:30 pm
Floor 4
Sandwiches, soups, salads, fruit, desserts, espresso, and cold beverages.

Members Get a Discount

Museum Members may present their cards at the time of purchase to receive a 15% discount on all food and beverage purchases. For more information, see Membership.


*Eating is prohibited in Museum galleries. Visitors may leave and return using the same timed-entry ticket on the same day. When re-entering the Museum, visitors must enter at the 81st Street or Central Park West entrances and must go back through the security line to be readmitted.