Plan Your Visit

Storm King is a 500-acre outdoor sculpture museum, we’re open rain or shine.

Please come prepared to spend the day walking and standing outdoors, check the weather forecast, and wear comfortable walking shoes. The Art Center’s grounds comprise varied terrain including rolling meadows, hills, wooded areas, paved paths, and gravel paths. Strollers and wheelchairs can utilize both the paved and gravel paths.

Visitor Information:

Getting Here

1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY 12553
Directions via Google Maps >

Metro-North Railroad
Grand Central to Beacon

– Train tickets must be purchased separately via Metro-North

NJ Transit
Penn Station to Salisbury Mills-Cornwall (SMC)

– Train tickets must be purchased separately via NJ Transit

Digital Guide: Bloomberg Connects

Storm King’s Digital Guide on Bloomberg Connects features information about the collection and exhibitions, audio and video commentary by artists and Storm King staff, suggested walking routes, interactive activities for children and families, and more.

Use the app to help plan your visit and be ready for the deeper onsite experience when you arrive. Click here to download the free Bloomberg Connects app, or search for it in the App Store or Google Play.

Tours & Public Programs

During our Winter Weekends, we’ll be hosting twice monthly walks led by a Storm King Curator or Educator. Walks are approximately 45–60 minutes and take place outdoors, so please dress warmly and wear comfortable boots/shoes. Free with admission, no registration required.

View the calendar for all upcoming programs >

Dining and Outdoor Café

The Pop-Up Café is located in the Museum Building Gallery 3. Limited seating is available.

Saturday and Sunday
11AM – 3PM

Hot drinks, snacks, and daily special soups, chili, and sandwiches

Bike Rentals

Bike Rentals are closed for the season and will reopen in April 2023.

Museum Building: Galleries & Museum Store

The Museum Store is open for onsite shopping and is located on the ground floor of the Museum Building. You can also shop our full collection of Storm King gear, books, housewares, activities for kids, and more in the Museum Store online. Members receive a 10% discount on all purchases.

The Museum Building indoor galleries are currently closed and will reopen in 2023.

Museum Building Visitor Policies  
– No food or drink beyond the Pop-Up Café/Gallery 3 
– No large bags or strollers.  
– No tripods or selfie sticks. 
– Please place umbrellas in dedicated bins. 
– Do not lean or sit on the windowsills, stairs, or floor. 


Conventional flush toilets with changing tables are located on Museum Hill behind the Museum Building. Porta Johns are located throughout Storm King. All facilities are marked on the map, which is distributed on-site and can also be downloaded here (PDF).

Grounds and Accessibility

Terrain: Storm King’s grounds comprise varied terrain including rolling meadows, hills, wooded areas, paved paths, gravel paths, and mown lawn. The visitor map indicates paved and unpaved paths and steep areas (where slope exceeds that of a wheelchair-accessible ramp, or 12.5%).

Trams: Tram service is closed for the season and will resume in April 2023.

Mobility aids: Visitors with a disability are welcome to bring their own adaptive bikes, mobility scooters, or other mobility aids. Not all roads and pathways will be appropriate for all devices. Storm King staff can help describe terrain and suggest more accessible routes.

Wheelchairs: Wheelchairs are available for use free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis and can be requested from a staff member on arrival. Visitors who use Storm King’s wheelchairs are requested to use the paved paths around the site.

Care Attendants: Admission is free for a caregiver accompanying a visitor with a disability. Please call ahead to reserve your tickets: 845-534-3115.

Service Animals: Storm King welcomes ADA Title III service animals. Storm King does not allow pets, emotional support animals, comfort animals, or therapy dogs.

Natural Hazards: Much of Storm King is open to the elements, is wooded, has running or sitting water, and is home to wild animals, reptiles, and insects. While Storm King’s staff engages in maintenance and landscape management, visitors must be aware of the natural surroundings, including fallen and falling limbs, insects, reptiles, wild animals, mud, water hazards, steep slopes, and loose and uneven surfaces. If you require first aid for bee stings, falls, etc., please contact a member of our Visitor Services Staff. Please respect the wildlife and ecology. Enjoy our long and native grass fields, but do enter these areas. Climbing trees, littering or disturbing the natural environment is not permitted.

If you have additional questions about ADA accessibility, please email

General Visitor Policies

Sculpture Conservation: Help us preserve Storm King’s collection for future generations. Even natural oils of clean hands can damage the surfaces of sculptures. Please enjoy our long and native grass fields, but do not stand in these areas. Touching, walking on, or climbing on works of art is prohibited.

Service Animals: Storm King welcomes service animals as defined under ADA Title II and III. This is limited to dogs that have been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for a person with a disability.  Emotional support animals, pets, or any other animals are not considered service animals under the ADA and therefore not permitted the property, and may not be left in your vehicles.

Personal Bikes: Storm King does not allow the use of personal bikes, scooters, skateboards, or hover boards for reasons of liability and congestion on pathways.

Weather Closures: Storm King is an outdoor site and is open rain or shine. While we do not close for inclement weather, in the case of passing severe weather we may advise visitors to temporarily shelter in designated locations around the site. If there is extensive severe weather, such as a hurricane, we will close. In this case, ticket holders will receive an email with instruction for rescheduling their visit.

Groups: Group reservations are required for any group of 12 or more people arriving in a single vehicle, including oversized vehicles (vans, buses). All reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Please see the Tickets page for group types and rates.

No Smoking: Smoking, including electronic cigarettes, are not permitted on Storm King’s grounds.

Recreational Sports: Snowshoes, skis, kites, Frisbees®, balls, and other recreational items are not permitted and must be left in your car. Playing sports or jogging on the grounds is not allowed.

Photography and Drones: Storm King allows photography and recordings for personal, non-commercial, non-professional use only. Professional recording, recording for hire, and use of recordings for commercial use, including portfolios, of any element of Storm King’s site is prohibited without prior written approval. Recordings include photography and video. Please visit the Film & Photo Shoots page to submit a request. Use of drones or any aerial vehicles at Storm King is prohibited.

Picnicking: You are welcome to bring in food and use the designated picnic areas located adjacent to the North and South parking areas, picnicking on Museum Hill is not permitted. Please dispose of your trash and recyclables properly. Blankets are permitted on the lawn in both picnic areas, away from the sculptures. Please be respectful of other visitors and operations. Do not hold picnic tables, bring tents, furniture, cooking equipment, or play audible music.

Strollers: Strollers are welcome and most strollers are suitable for the gravel roads around the property. Due to the varied, sometimes hilly, terrain, heavy-duty strollers are encouraged. Terrain and inclines are indicated on the Visitor Map. Please note, strollers are not allowed in the Museum Building galleries.

To view or download a map of Storm King’s grounds and sculpture locations, please click here (PDF).

For recommendations on visiting the Town of Cornwall and other areas near Storm King, please visit the Local Amenities page.