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.

Mask policy: Mask use is encouraged inside any indoor spaces such as restrooms and elevators. Updated 4/6/22

Visitor Information:

Getting Here

BY CAR / RIDESHARE
1 Museum Rd
New Windsor, NY 12553
Directions via Google Maps >

BY TRAIN
Metro-North Railroad
Grand Central to Beacon*
*Storm King Shuttle available on Saturdays, Sundays, and holiday Mondays for transportation from Beacon to Storm King. 
Metro-North Train Schedule >

NJ Transit
Penn Station to Salisbury Mills Cornwall (SMC)*
*Please use rideshare or taxi from SMC to Storm King (approx. 5-minute ride).
NJ Transit Schedule >

BY BUS
Coach USA

Port Authority Bus Terminal/Manhattan to Storm King Art Center
Tickets via Coach USA >

 

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 on-site experience when you arrive. Click here to download the free Bloomberg Connects app, or search for it in the App Store or Google Play.

Outdoor Café

The Outdoor Café is open. Select from a locally sourced menu of sandwiches, salads, snacks, and drinks (including beer & wine) from our partner Fresh Company. To view the full menu, please click here (PDF). Credit cards only. Members receive 10% discount

HOURS
11AM – 4PM

LOCATION
Adjacent to North Parking lot. Seating available.

Bike Rentals

Bike Rentals are open. Advance reservations are not required. All bikes have a front basket and come with a printed map showing paths and racks. Please note: personal bikes are not permitted at Storm King.

HOURS
First rental: 10AM
All bikes must be returned 30 minutes before the Art Center closes

EQUIPMENT
View bike pricing for height and weight requirements.
– Two-wheeled bike
– Three-wheeled bike/adult trike
– Kids tag-along bike
– Kids trailer or stroller

PRICING
Hourly (2-hour minimum) and full-day rentals available. Members receive 10% discount. View pricing (PDF) >

BIKE RENTAL POLICIES
– An adult (18 or older) must be present to rent bike and sign waiver
– Bikes are recommended for individuals 4’7” and taller
– Helmets must be worn at all times when riding
– Stay on paths indicated on the Bike Map
– Please do not ride or walk bikes on the grass
– All bikes and helmets are sanitized after each use with a Victory© Electrostatic Sprayer
– All rental sales are final. No refunds or reimbursements for early rental returns

Museum Building: Galleries & Museum Store

The Museum Building, including the indoor galleries and Museum Store, are open.

Restrooms are located via a separate entrance behind the Museum Building. Select Museum Store merchandise and visitor sundries are available via the on-site vending machines. 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.

Restrooms

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).

Due to increased cleaning frequency, restrooms may be temporarily inaccessible at certain times throughout the day and signage will indicate such.

Grounds and Accessibility

Storm King’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. If you have additional questions about ADA accessibility, please email info@stormkingartcenter.org.

Trams: Trams are available to help you get around the Art Center. Visitors may board or exit at any of the six designated stops. Tram service starts at stop 1 at 11:10AM and runs until 30 minutes before close. Please see the visitor map for route and schedule details.

Wheelchairs: Visitors who use wheelchairs are requested to use the paved paths around the site. Paved paths are indicated on the map, and Visitor Services staff can help suggest routes that avoid steep terrain. 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.

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

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.

General Visitor Policies

Weather and Ticket Refunds: 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.

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. Service animals in training may be permitted with prior approval, please email info@stormkingartcenter.org.

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

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

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.

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.

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 allowed and most strollers are suitable for the gravel roads around the property. Due to the varied, sometimes hilly, terrain, heavy-duty strollers are encouraged. Strollers are not allowed in the Galleries of the Museum Building.

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.