Visitor Information

The Hispanic Society of America, located on Audubon Terrace in Upper Manhattan west of Broadway between 155th and 156th Streets, was founded in 1904 by Archer Milton Huntington (1870-1955) with the object of establishing a free public museum and research library for the study of the art and culture of Spain and Latin America. The Musuem and Library collections, which cover nearly every aspect of art and culture in Spain, as well as Portugal, Latin America, and the Philippines into the 20th century, are unparalleled in their scope and quality outside of Spain. Paintings by El Greco, Velázquez, Goya, and Sorolla; masterworks of sculpture; and outstanding examples from all fields…

North Building Gallery
Group Visits

The Hispanic Society of America offers free guided tours for school groups. For information on organizing a tour for a non-school group, please contact us using the form below.

A 45-minute tour with an educator can be provided free of charge on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 3pm, and Saturdays from 10am to 1 pm.

Tours are offered in both English and Spanish.

To arrange visits…


The Education Department at the Hispanic Society uses our collections as a foundation to foster meaningful engagement with the arts, literature and cultures of the Hispanic world through an array of programs for the diverse local, national, and international audiences that it serves. Every year we reach out to the widest possible audience through educational programs and activities that stimulate aesthetic and intellectual engagement, ignite creativity, and promote familiarity with Hispanic art and literature in its historical, cultural, and material contexts. All of our education and public programs are open free to the public.