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House Tours: Through the fall, house-tours are offered on Sunday & Tuesday, from 1-4pm

On these open days, guided tours of our first floor period rooms are offered for up to five people at a time. Reservations are encouraged, due to space limitations. You can email info@vomuseum.org or call 718-359-6227 with the date, approximate time and number of people, and contact information. Drop-in visitors are welcome when space is available. Proof of COVID vaccination is required. Suggested donation $5.

Our period rooms are wheelchair accessible. The Garden is also open and available on Tour afternoons.

Garden Hours: In good weather, the garden offers a quiet respite. Visitors are welcome to sit or stroll at these open times. The garden is available during our regular office hours (10-4) and on Sundays from noon- 4pm. These are times when staff is available on premises as needed.

The garden is open free of charge - donations are welcome and appreciated. Children must be accompanied by adults in the garden and at our programs.  

Holiday Closings:  The Museum is not open Labor Day Weekend, September 3-7th, Monday, October 11th,Thursday, November 11th, Thanksgiving Tuesday-Sunday, November 23-28th.

We require all visitors to wear masks on premises (indoors and out). If you are not well, or have been in contact with someone exhibiting COVID signs or testing positive, we ask that you refrain from coming to the Museum.  Be prepared to offer proof of vaccination (for all visitors age 12 or older) if coming to indoor Museum programs.    Our staff & volunteers follow these protocols.

Wipes, hand-sanitizer and facemasks are available to you when visiting. We do routine cleaning of the facilities, limit hours and numbers of guests, but do not use any special filtering or sanitizing systems.  Please note, having taken these precautions, that the Museum cannot be held responsible for transmission of COVID from unaware carriers on premises.

Our regular office hours are Monday-Friday, 10-4pm.  Staff is also available via email and we regularly check for phone messages throughout the week.


By Subway - No. 7 train to Main Street;
Then, take the Q15 or Q15A bus in front of Macy’s on Roosevelt Avenue to 150th & Roosevelt Ave. Or, take the Q13 or Q28 a block away on 39th Avenue to Northern Blvd. & 149th St.

Alternately, the Museum is about 10 blocks east from the Main Street Station by walking along Roosevelt Ave., then turn left a block to 38th Ave. at 149th St.

Contact us

The Voelker Orth Museum
149-19 38th Avenue
Flushing, NY 11354

Phone: 718-359-6227
E-mail: info@vomuseum.org

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