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There’s a new museum in New York City: The House of Cannabis NYC. As the name suggests, it’s all about cannabis. This was legalized in New York in 2021, which was an important step for this emerging industry. For those who are curious, the museum offers the opportunity to explore this subject in an exciting way.
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To give you an overview, we have summarized all the important information about this exciting place in this article. Maybe we can get your curiosity going, so you won’t want to miss the House of Cannabis in New York! Have fun!
What is the House of Cannabis?
The House of Cannabis is a very special kind of museum. Visitors will explore the many dimensions of cannabis in a multi-sensory way, while learning how it affects art, music, fashion, and the human mind. It also focuses on cultivation and reform.
Spread over three floors, a total of ten exciting exhibitions invite you to immerse yourself in the world of cannabis on a multi-sensory journey.
On the ground floor you will find a café, a Peanut Butter & Jelly Bar, and a store where you can buy snacks and merchandise as well as cannabis-inspired lifestyle products. There is also a private lounge and a meeting place for community events.
Attention: the sale and consumption of cannabis products is NOT ALLOWED on the premises for safety reasons!
Floor 2: THE ASCENSION
- The Spot
An indoor urban park reminiscent of your favorite place to roll joints and smoke.
- The Hypnodrome
A room completely covered in LED that invites you on a 10-minute hypnotic journey.
Floor 3: THE AGRICULTURE
- The Grow
Learn more about growing cannabis and watch every stage of the plant’s life cycle in New York’s first live grow.
- The Microverse
See the inside of cannabis on various images and try to understand the complexity of the plant better.
- The Olfactory
Smell your way through this cannabis aroma experience.
- Seed to Soul
Immerse yourself in the lyrics of hip hop artist Curren$y.
Floor 4: THE CULTURE
- The Disorientation
The history of 6000 years of cannabis is presented here in a film, showing the development and influence of the plant.
- The Euphorium
Ride life-size spinning LPs as light and music collide at this cannabis-inspired music festival.
- The Forum
Learn more about how marijuana can negatively impact people’s lives. Five people share how their lives have been derailed by drugs.
- The Joint
The Art of Sneakers art exhibition: where two famous cultural movements meet.
How do I get to the House of Cannabis?
The House of Cannabis is located in the popular SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan. The address is 427 Broadway and you can easily reach the museum by subway. Just take an N, Q, R, W, 6, A, C or E train and get off at the Canal Street station.
Opening Hours & Tickets
Tickets start at $39 per person and VIP tickets start at $79. Note that your tickets are only valid for the reserved time on the date you booked. So make sure to be there on time.
Admission is 18+, children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult!
These are the opening hours:
- Monday: closed
- Tuesday: closed
- Wednesday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Thursday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Friday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Saturday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
- Sunday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
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