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Park Avenue Armory

643 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6122
+1 212-616-3930
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Tour of one of NYC's lesser-known treasures

Even a lot of long-time New Yorkers haven't been here, but should! Took a 2-hour tour of the Armory... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Cookie G
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Montauk, New York
Ai WeiWei Hansel And Gretel exhibit

The space is totally cool. The Hansel and Gretel exhibit puts surveillance under a microscope. The... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Rose-Ranch
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california
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643 Park Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6122
Upper East Side
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Even a lot of long-time New Yorkers haven't been here, but should! Took a 2-hour tour of the Armory and its incredible rooms, some fully restored, others in the process of restoration. Our guide was terrific and told us about the history of the Armory...More

Thank Cookie G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The space is totally cool. The Hansel and Gretel exhibit puts surveillance under a microscope. The Part I is great - you are in this huge space under hundreds of drones and you just live the experience. Part II was disappointing to me - I...More

Thank Rose-Ranch
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Went here to see Ai Wei Wei's exhibition, is a great space with lavish decor which supports the excellent exhibits housed here

Thank Michael-James_Lee
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Bach Goldberg Variations were presented in the most extraordinary way. It relied on mindfulness principles to allow the concert goer to be fully present to the experience.

1  Thank karen k
Reviewed 28 March 2017

booked a tour of the armory, expecting a detailed history of the building and the regiment. unfortunately was not only disappointed but the regimental history and its members also treated with great disrespect by the guide - he did not know any of the battle...More

Thank travel183654
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This popular venue is used for concerts, art shows, religious services, play venues and large splashy parties. It's huge dimensions are great for vendors if all types and it's park avenue like cation is convenient to transportation, restaurants and stores. I have been here countless...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This venue is one of my favorite places to visit in New York City, either for the gigantic art exhibits, or the regular shows -- art on paper, antiques, others, for for the building and its rooms. Currently, Kate Blanchett has a one person multi-media...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Dark, brooding, majestic. Eleven concrete towers in a space that is itself a monument to loss represented music to me. I felt immediately part of a gigantic instrument - a stone organ in a church. I entered a pipe and sang Danny Boy - a...More

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Both are marvelous. The exhibition hall is one of the very largest in the United States and has had a number of spectacular exhibitions, not only by a single artist but the various shows that occur here on a regular basis And, over the past...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 28 June 2016

First let me say you should go here just to see the buildings inside. A lot of history was made here beside just storing guns and ammunition. This is where Louie Armstrong viewing was before he was buried. It has hosted many parties and events...More

Thank Frank P
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