Swiss Institute (SI)

38 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10003

Tel 212.925.2035 |

Mailing Address: 117 2nd Ave, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003

Wed/ Thurs/ Fri 2-8pm

Sat 12-8pm

Sun 12-6pm

Swiss Institute will allow a limited number of visitors at a time. Visitors are required to wear masks at all times and to keep six feet of distance to other visitors. SI has hand sanitizer stations available for visitor use.

Please be aware of New York State Covid-19 Travel Advisory requirements.

Swiss Institute is located on the southeast corner of St Marks Pl and 2nd Avenue in East Village, Manhattan. Our entrance is on 2nd Avenue. SI is open to the public free-of-charge.

The nearest subway stations are Astor Pl (6) and 8 Street Station (N/Q/R/W), followed by 1st Av and 3rd Av (L) and 2nd Av (F). The M15 via 2nd Av bus stop is one block north of SI.

The roof is open when weather permits. No food or drink is allowed inside SI.

Building Access

The nearest subway stations with elevator access are 14 St-Union Square (L/N/Q/R/W only) and Broadway-Lafayette St (B/D/F/M/4/6).

SI is fully accessible via our ADA compliant entrance at 38 St Marks Pl. SI is accessible by elevator on all floors.


SI offers gender-neutral bathrooms with wheelchair access on the Lower Level and 2nd Level. 

Service Animals

Service Animals are welcome.

Exhibition and Program Materials

Large print exhibition materials are available upon request at the front desk. We aim to offer interpretation and audio guide services in 2021.

If you have any thoughts or comments, or if you have other accessibility questions, please write lou(at)swissinstitute(dot)net.