Visitor Information


We look forward to welcoming you to the International Center of Photography.

For a full list of admissions information, see For inquiries, contact or view our contact directory.

Guidelines and Policies

Coat/Bag Check

Complimentary coat and bag check are available. ICP reserves the right to decide what can and cannot be checked in at the coatroom. All umbrellas must be checked unless it is contained within an admissibly sized bag. ICP is not responsible for items that are lost, stolen, damaged or left behind.


Strollers may be brought into ICP’s building but cannot be checked.


ICP supports all identities and expressions. Please use the restroom you prefer.

All restrooms are accessible to people using both manual and electric wheelchairs.


Unless otherwise noted, non-flash photography is permitted in all spaces. Video recording is not permitted in ICP’s museum. The use of flash, tripods, and selfie sticks is prohibited in the galleries.

Please note that visitors to ICP may be photographed, videotaped, or otherwise recorded. By attending, you grant ICP permission to use photographs and/or audiovisual recordings in which you appear for archival, documentary, publicity, advertising, or other purposes.

Cell Phones

Visitors can use cell phones throughout ICP’s museum. In consideration of others, we ask that visitors refrain from speaking into their cell phones in the galleries.


Pencils, sketchbooks, and notebooks are permitted in ICP’s museum. However, pens, paints, and easels are not permitted in the galleries.

Food & Drink

Outside food and drinks are not permitted in ICP’s museum.


Smoking and e-cigarettes are not permitted anywhere within the building.

Inappropriate Behavior

ICP staff and visitors have the right to an environment free from abusive, threatening, or inappropriate behavior. ICP reserves the right to remove any person acting in an unacceptable or inappropriate manner.


Weapons inside ICP pose a potential threat to the safety and security of our visitors and employees, and firearms of any type are strictly prohibited at all times ICP.

Violations of the above guidelines and policies may result in your being asked to leave ICP (without refund).


Museum Admissions

For a full list of admissions information, see

Corporate Partners

ICP offers complimentary museum admission to employees of our corporate partners at the Information & Admissions desk, with valid staff identification.

Active Military and Veterans

ICP offers discounted admission to active members and veterans of the United States military with valid identification, and to military families with dependent cards. Tickets are available at the Information & Admissions desk.

Staff from Other Museums

Staff, volunteers, and interns from other museums may receive free admission for two with valid staff identification. Staff from sites and monuments are not eligible.

International Council of Museums (ICOM)

ICOM members receive free admission for two. A valid membership card is required. ICOMOS members are not eligible.

American Association of Museums (AAM)

AAM members receive free admission for one at the Information & Admissions desk. A valid membership card and matching photo identification are required.