Visitor Centers

Visitor Center Hours

Summer (Memorial Day – Labor Day)
9:00 am – 7:30 pm

Fall | Winter | Spring
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day

Belvedere Castle
Mid-Park at 79th Street.
Please note: Beginning Monday, February 26, 2018, Belvedere Castle will be closed for restoration. It will reopen to the public in 2019.

Charles A. Dana Discovery Center
Inside Central Park at 110th Street between Fifth and Lenox Avenues.

Chess & Checkers House
Mid-Park at 64th Street.

Columbus Circle Information Kiosk
West 59th Street at Central Park West.

Dairy Visitor Center
Mid-Park between 64th and 65th Street.

Things To Do

From The Philharmonic on the Great Lawn to Shakespeare in the Park to SummerStage, Central Park offers an endless array of things to do, see, hear – and, with two full service restaurants and several cafes, taste.  You can visit The Shakespeare Garden, take in a performance at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater, take a ride on the Carousel – or just sit and people watch at Bethesda Terrace!

Contact Us

Contact Info

5th Ave. 
New York, NY, 10028

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