Coney Island USA’s landmarked headquarters, 1208 Surf Avenue, is celebrating its 100th birthday this fall. We’re honoring New York’s oldest home for freaks, geeks, and merfolk with a special campaign to support our Coney Island Museum. As the only accredited institution uniquely dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Coney Island, the Museum is vital to ensuring the legacy of the People’s Playground lives on. Your gift is not only a testament to Coney Island’s amazing history, but an investment in its next 100 years. Make your gift today by texting CIMUSEUM to 71777 or online here!
Coney Island Museum
Labor Day through Mid June, Saturdays 12pm - 6pm and Sundays 2pm - 6pm.
June 14th through Labor Day, Wednesday through Saturday, 12pm - 6pm, Sunday, 2pm - 6pm.
Museum may be closed due to special events, check our calendar. Closed December 9th.
Admission is $5 for Adults, $3 for Seniors, Kids (under 12) and residents of Zip Code 11224.
The Coney Island Museum currently features these major exhibits:
Five Cents To Dreamland: A Trip to Coney Island
Coney Island USA is thrilled to announce the opening of "Five Cents To Dreamland" at the Coney Island Museum. Presented in cooperation with the New York Transit Museum, this special exhibition brings together highlights from both permanent collections to explore Coney Island's history from a new and unique perspective!
Highlights from our Permanent Collection
This includes Funhouse Mirrors, our cool collection of coolers and thermoses from 50's & 60's, rare hundred year old hold to light postcards and much more!
From "Ask The Experts" 8/26/17: John "Peluso" Rea lectures at the Coney Island USA Museum and talks about the history of his father's factory and his personal experiences as a sign painter there during the 1980's.