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Welcome To NYC Barbershop Museum

The NYC Barbershop Museum is not just an exhibition of the rich history of barbering, but also a working barbershop that creates a full, immersive experience. Treat yourself to a luxurious, modern haircut, shave and more.

NYC Barber Shop Museum is operates as a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization. Under the patronage and general sponsorship of REAMIR & Co. Proceeds portion from the Sales and Services goes to pursue our social goals, support professional community and St.Jude Children's Research Hospital.  

Services

We offer comprehensive services for haircuts and trimming services.

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Space Rental

You can use our space for events or photoshoots. Please call for info.

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Museum Tour

We provide private and group tours. Please contact us to book a tour.

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NYC Barber Shop Museum operates as a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization, with every purchase you receive a donation receipt. Proceeds portion from all Sales and Services goes to pursue our social goals, support professional community and the Free Angel’s Day Care Center.

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Testimonials

Hear what people say about us

Corey Kilgannon

The New York Times

Barbering is an Art. The project is part promotion and part penchant for barbering history.

Where® IN New York Magazine

Step back in time, through blue and wine-colored velvet curtains, into this museum and authentic barbershop where – amid chandeliers, gilt-corniced walls and Empire-style chests – you can get a haircut, straight razor shave and a head massage, seated in a 1920s hydraulic chair, while learning about the vintage tools displayed around you. You can buy shaving cream and shampoo from the museum’s proprietary line as well.

Will G

My son had his first haircut here. The amazingness of the shop is matched only by how great the staff is! What a truly amazing experience I would recommend for anyone! Thank you so much!

Ethan Y.

Came to this place on NYC trip because it looked interesting. We were met at the door and asked if we were there for a cut or the museum. We said museum and we're given a fantastic in depth tour through barber shop history by the co-founder Rasheed. He was a great guy and very knowledgable about barbershop history. This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip!

Debbie A

Treated my significant other to the Express shave. He absolutely loved it! He's been growing out his beard for a few months and it needed to tamed badly, he was started to remind me of Grizzly Adams. The barber was AMAZING..AMAZING..AMAZING, she took 10 years off him. Afterwards for entire day he kept staring at his reflection in the mirror and windows. Definitely worth the money.

Location & Hours

290 Columbus Ave New York, NY 10023
(646) 476-3525
Monday:  Closed                 Saturday:  10am - 6pm  Tues-Fri:  10am - 7pm        Sunday:     11am - 5pm​

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Fundraiser for the NYC Barber Shop Museum
Fundraiser for the NYC Barber Shop Museum

GoFundMe.com Dear Loyal customers and barbers from all over the world,It has been such a pleasure to express the beauty of barbering through the creation of the NYC Barbershop Museum as well as many of our c...

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Westgate New York Grand Central
Westgate New York Grand Central

Compliment your visit to New York City with classic services. Premium hospitality experts in Westgate New York Grand Central recommend classic Men's Grooming Experience at the NYC Barber Shop Museum. Treat y...

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NYC museum reveals history of barbershops - NEWS12
NYC museum reveals history of barbershops - NEWS12

MANHATTAN -Throughout history, barbershops provided a lot more than just haircuts - they were places where stories were passed down.News 12 visited the NYC Barbershop Museum in Manhattan's Upper West Side an...

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Classic cuts, vintage artifacts make up this old-school-themed Manhattan barber shop - Eyewitness News abc7
Classic cuts, vintage artifacts make up this old-school-themed Manhattan barber shop - Eyewitness News abc7

By Domenick CandelieriMonday, June 10, 2019UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- There's a classic cut of history at one barber shop in Manhattan.The NYC Barbershop Museum, located on the Upper West Side, is...

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NYC Barbershop Museum explores impact of barbers on society - NEWS12
NYC Barbershop Museum explores impact of barbers on society - NEWS12

MANHATTAN - The NYC Barbershop Museum in Manhattan's Upper West Side explores the impact of barbers on our society.The museum's founder, Arthur Rubinoff, says he's been cutting hair since he was 14 years ol...

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This Barber Shop Museum is a Feast for the Eyes - PBS Documetary
This Barber Shop Museum is a Feast for the Eyes - PBS Documetary

Produced and filmed by Martin Blanco, edited by Clayton Stansberry.A living tradition“I had a dream to open up a museum,” New York barber Arthur Rubinoff said. “I did not even tell my family, my mom didn’t ...

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