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Nicholas Roerich Museum

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Blink and you will miss this museum but don't!

I had walked this neighborhood several times and never noticed this museum until I saw it on a map... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Justin W
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
Too small, but too great!

We like Roerich very much. So the single disadvantage of this museum is that it is too small... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Uri S
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19 Apr 2018
“Blink and you will miss this museum but don't!”
19 Sep 2017
“Too small, but too great!”
The major center for the exhibition of paintings by Nicholas Roerich, a Russian-born artist who increased appreciation of the value of the cultural heritage of all nations.
319 W 107th St, New York City, NY 10025-2799
Morningside Heights
+1 212-864-7752
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I had walked this neighborhood several times and never noticed this museum until I saw it on a map and realized it was in a brownstone on West 107th Street. It is a very small museum on three levels in a brownstone right off Riverside...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Justin W
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We like Roerich very much. So the single disadvantage of this museum is that it is too small. Strongly recommended for Roerich lovers.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Uri S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Learned a lot about the Banner of Peace: bought a lovely pin to remind me of this and to look for this in other art. The paintings and other artifacts were lovely. The building is gorgeous. The folks who run the museum are very helpful...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank baxtemp2016
Reviewed 10 April 2017

What a nice museum. An artist worth knowing. Lived in the US for a while and then moved to India/Nepal. A private home with his art works. Takes about 1-1/2 hours to visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Scielbi
Reviewed 18 March 2017

three stories of the glorious work of Nicholai Roerich on the upper West Side--spiritualist paintings. A whole cult formed around Roerich, who did the sets for Diaghilev's the Rite of Spring, he was part of that whole Anthroposophical group of Russians at the time of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit - the museum is housed in a historic brownstone and two floors are dedicated to the exhibits of Roerich paintings and some of the artifacts he bought on his extensive travels. Be sure to ask for a brochure at the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Nicholas Roerich Museum is one of NYC's many small museums. It's a gem. Located in a beautifully restored townhouse, it presents over 200 paintings by the Russian-born artist, poet, philosopher and humanitarian. After visiting the museum stroll down a few steps to Riverside Drive...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 347harveyh
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A small museum, well known among Russian community. Donations are accepted as an entrance fee. Amazing paintings, you can stand for hours there. The number of paintings is smaller than at Roerich’s museum in Moscow, however some of them are incredible.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank EarlyRetirementAbroa
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Really best place to visit for museum lovers.30 Rs ticket worth.there are two parts of this museum.and also his resting place of Roerich.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank shaileshjpai
Reviewed 1 February 2016

My girlfriend and I came here as part of our Russian themed date. The museum was spacious and quiet and his art work is beautiful. The only negative I have is that some of the items on display had no descriptions and there was no...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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6 March 2015|
Response from Kciff | Reviewed this property |
They have lots of open space and chairs to sit on, but first call and see if they allow you to draw there. They seemed quite nice.