The Forbes Galleries are located on the lobby level of the Forbes Building. Our address is 62 Fifth Avenue, at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 12th Street, in New York City.
The Galleries can easily be reached by subway, bus, PATH train or car.
Coat Check Security Policy
We are closed for the following holidays:
Fourth of July
New Years Day
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Galleries may be closed without notice to the public during normal business hours. We highly recommend calling us at 212-206-5548 the morning of your visit to confirm that the Galleries are open.
Admission is free of charge.
Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, with no more than 4 children per adult. Groups of 10 or more must make advance reservations by calling 212-206-5549.
Directions by Subway:
From the East Side of Manhattan:
Take 4, 5, 6, N, R train to 14th Street and walk two blocks West to Fifth Avenue, then continue walking two blocks south to 12th Street.
From the West Side of Manhattan:
Take A, C, E, B, D, 1, or 9 train to 14th Street, then walk East to Fifth Avenue and continue two blocks south to 12th Street.
Directions by Bus:
From uptown locations take M1, M2, M3 bus down Fifth Avenue to 14th Street and walk two blocks south to 12th Street. From downtown locations take M6 bus up Sixth Avenue to 14th Street and walk one block east and two blocks south.
Directions by New Jersey PATH trains:
Take PATH train to 14th Street station, then walk East to Fifth Avenue and continue two blocks south to 12th Street.
- Directions by Car:
From the Bronx, Northern New Jersey, and New England:
Take southbound Henry Hudson Parkway (NY-9A; Westside Highway) to 14th Street exit; continue East across town and turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.
From Brooklyn and Staten Island:
Take Williamsburg Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, or Battery Tunnel to northbound/uptown FDR Drive; exit at 23rd Street; continue West across town; turn left on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.
From Southern New Jersey:
Take New Jersey Turnpike to Holland Tunnel–Uptown exit; northbound Hudson Street becomes Eighth Avenue; at 14th Street turn right and continue East across town; turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.
From Bronx, Queens, Long Island, Upstate New York, and New England via Triborough Bridge:
Take southbound/downtown FDR Drive to 23rd Street exit; continue West across town; turn left on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.
From Queens and Long Island via Queensborough Bridge:
Use either level; take right-lane exit onto 60th Street (westbound); at Fifth Avenue, turn left and drive south/downtown. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.
Several parking garages are located on 12th and 13th Streets in close proximity to The Forbes Galleries.
Thursdays are reserved exclusively for unguided group tours consisting of 15—30 people. Reservations for all group tours must be made 6 weeks in advance of your visit. For reservations, telephone 212-206-5549.
Coat Check/Security Policy
The Galleries reserve the right to have a discretionary policy regarding what can, and cannot, be checked into the coat-check. In general, all oversize bags and umbrellas must be left in the coat-check area before entering the Galleries and must be retrieved before the Galleries close. No luggage or garment bags will be accepted. Questions about the Galleries’ security policy are to be referred to the Security Desk at 212-620-2351.
Photography is not permitted within the Galleries.
For press and other special photography, including filming and videotape projects, requests must be made in advance to the Forbes Corporate Communications Department at 212-206-5104 during business hours.
For general queries or reproduction rights to publish works of art in The Forbes Collection, please contact the Curatorial Department at 212-206-5549 during business hours.