Our address is 114 Central Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853. We are located at the intersection of Central Avenue and University Avenue on the Cornell campus.


From Route 79, turn on Stewart Avenue. Turn right at University Avenue and go up the hill to the Museum. Turn right into our metered parking lot.

Plan your visit to Cornell for complete directions on getting to campus, or find directions using the street address "114 Central Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853" on Google Maps.

Local Bus

Ithaca's TCAT bus service stops at Milstein Hall and Goldwin Smith Hall, short walks from the Museum. Visit the TCAT website for up-to-date information and schedules.

By Foot

The Museum is located on the top of Libe Slope, across the Arts Quad. Click here for campus maps.


The Pay-by-License Plate pay station lot next to the Museum is for our visitors only. There are 12 parking spaces and one accessible parking space in our lot.

On Tuesdays–Sundays from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM, all visitors parking in the metered Museum lot MUST register at either Museum desk (through the main entrance or the wing) and sign out when they leave. There is a three-hour limit.

We're on Parkmobile! You can create a Parkmobile account using a desktop computer, the mobile app, or a phone. Our lot is Zone 4113

Click here for more about short-term campus parking options.

After 5PM and weekends

For Museum events after 5:00 PM and on Saturdays and Sundays, the metered Museum lot is free (but you MUST register). Visitors can also park at any Cornell parking garage. All parking on campus is permit restricted. Please observe all posted signs carefully when parking. 

Visitor permits and campus information are available at the Cornell parking booths located near the main campus entrances. 

For maps covering where to park on campus, click here.