Plan Your Visit

HOURS:
Socrates is open 365 days a year from 9AM – sundown

ADMISSION:
Admission to the Park grounds, exhibitions, and programs is FREE.

LOCATION:
The Park’s address is 32-01 Vernon Boulevard / Long Island City, NY 11106. Our main entrance is located at the intersection of Vernon Boulevard and Broadway. You can also enter through the gate at the north end of the Park on Vernon Boulevard.


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TRANPORTATION OPTIONS

Subway:
Take the N/W train to the Broadway stop in Queens and walk eight blocks west on Broadway (toward the East River) to the intersection of Vernon Boulevard.

Bus:
Q103, Q104 to Broadway and Vernon Boulevard

Ferry:
NYC Ferry by Hornblower service extends to Astoria landing, located about a five minute walk north of the park.

Citi Bike:
There are multiple Citi Bike stations within walking distance of the Park. To plan your ride visit Citi Bike’s website

Car*:
From the Queensboro Bridge:
Take the upper level, exit at 21st Street. Turn right onto 21st Street and continue approximately one mile and make a left on Broadway. Continue to the intersection of Vernon Boulevard and Broadway.

From the Midtown Tunnel:
Stay right as you exit the tunnel and take Exit 14: “21st St./Long Island City”. Follow 21st St. and make a left at the fourth traffic light, 46th Ave. Go two blocks and make a right onto Vernon Blvd. Follow Vernon Boulevard for approximately a mile and a half to the intersection of Broadway.

From the Long Island Expressway Westbound:
Take Exit 15 “Van Dam St.” (This is the last exit before the tollbooth for the Midtown Tunnel). Make a right at the 1st light, Van Dam St. Go one block and then make a left onto Hunter’s Point Ave. Proceed along Hunter’s Point Avenue and make a right onto 21st St. Follow 21st St. to 46th Ave and make a left. Go two blocks and make a right onto Vernon Blvd. Follow Vernon Boulevard for approximately a mile and a half to the intersection of Broadway.

From the Brooklyn Queens Expressway Eastbound:
Take the McGuiness Avenue exit. At the bottom of the exit ramp make a left onto McGuiness Avenue North. Continue on McGuiness Avenue across the Pulaski Bridge. As you come off the bridge, go straight onto 11th Street for five blocks to 46th Ave and make a left. Go one block to Vernon Boulevard and make a right. Follow Vernon Boulevard for approximately one and a half miles to the intersection of Broadway.

From the Brooklyn Queens Expressway Westbound:
Exit at the Long Island Expressway Westbound. Continue to Exit 15: “Van Dam St.”, the last exit before the tollbooth for the Midtown Tunnel. Make a right at the 1st light, Van Dam St. Go one block and then make a left onto Hunter’s Point Ave. Continue along Hunter’s Point Avenue and make a right onto 21st St. Follow 21st St. to 46th Ave and make a left. Go two blocks and make a right onto Vernon Blvd. Follow Vernon Boulevard for approximately a mile and a half to the intersection of Broadway.

*There is no parking available on-site at Socrates with the exception of one handicap spot outside the main gate. Street parking is available in the neighborhood around the Park. 

For accessibility information and Park policies click HERE

SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
PO Box 6259, 32-01 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11106
T 718 956 1819 / F 718 626 1533
Socrates is open 365 days a year from 9am to sunset.
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Socrates is open 365 days a year from 10am to sunset.