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House Tours:   House-tours are generally offered on a drop-in basis Sunday & Tuesday, from 1-4pm and by appointment. We welcome group tours by appointment.

On these open days, guided tours of our period rooms are offered for up to 12 people at a time. Suggested donation $5.

The grounds and Museum’s first floor are wheelchair accessible.

Holiday Closings:  The Museum is not open for tours Easter Sunday and Memorial Day Weekend. We are also closed Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Week, Christmas Week & New Year.

Garden Hours: The garden offers a quiet respite and is open free of charge. There are plantings to enjoy year-round. The garden is open weekdays during our regular office hours (10-4) and on Sundays from noon- 4pm. These are times when staff is available on premises as needed.  Visitors are welcome to sit or stroll at these open times.

Children must be accompanied by adults in the garden and at our programs. Donations are welcome and appreciated.

If you are not well or have been in contact with someone testing positive for COVID, we ask that you refrain from visiting.  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 sanitizing systems.

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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