Location: West 59th Street at Central Park West
Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
The Columbus Circle Information Kiosk is located at the southwest end of the park at Merchants' Gate Plaza. The kiosk offers information about Central Park as well as unique souvenirs.
The Central Park Conservancy restored the surrounding area in 1997 and transformed it into a plaza with a shaded sitting area for a quick break on your way in or out of the park.
During the holiday season, there is also a holiday market in the plaza.