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The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
#1 of 313 Museums in New York City
Very tasteful and powerful museum with multimedia artifacts from 9/11 including real artifacts, tv/radio footage and photos make it one of the best memorial museums I've been too.
We always visit museums early and that is the sound advice I provide for any museum, but for this museum it is a necessity if you want easy access to the displays especially if you want to photograph them.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
#2 of 313 Museums in New York City
Allow yourself plenty of time to explore one of the world's best art museums, from Egyptian artifacts, full plate armor to stunning Greek and Roman statues you will be captivated for hours while exploring this mas...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the worlds great museums, with everything from your favorite Impressionist painters, to spectacular sculpture, rooms replicated from French Chateaus and Frank Lloyd Wright...
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New York Public Library
#3 of 313 Museums in New York City
The exhibit areas are free (unlike most NYC museums) and have excellent and interesting displays, mostly based on their outstanding book collections.
Possibly the best thing about this and other museums in NYC is just how clean they are, and how everyone is so helpful.
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
#4 of 313 Museums in New York City
... well designed access to any floor, information centers placed conveniently with knowledgeable staff, and a collection that rivals the best of Europe's modern art museums, this museum is an absolute gem.
One of the best contemporary art museums I've ever been to, just like the Reina Sofia in Madrid and the Guggenheim in Bilbao, this museum has really interesting displays and the building itself is gorgeous as well!
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American Museum of Natural History
#5 of 313 Museums in New York City
This is one of the greatest Museums ever, with its huge content on natural history, it is simply a stunning walk through history with different civilizations showcased in detail, animals etc... Unmissable are the...
Located at 79th Street and Central Park West on Manhattan's Upper West Side, across the street from Central Park, the American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest museums in the world with more than tw...
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Ground Zero Museum Workshop
#6 of 313 Museums in New York City
One of the best museums I have been to, it rivals the Anne Frank House (and was inspired by it).
This museum is well worth a visit and Gary Marlon Susan deserves the highest accolade for capturing a highly traumatic event in American history.
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Frick Collection
#7 of 313 Museums in New York City
The Met is huge and takes several visits to really digest and so while the major museums of the world are fantastic to visit, there is something delightful about visiting a robust and richly decorated space filled...
A favorite as it is a small gem and you can easily do the whole collection without taking a whole day. the gardens are beautiful and the permanent collection is note worthy as with all museums they have changing e...
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Museum at Eldridge Street
#8 of 313 Museums in New York City
... about the synagogue.I highly recommend this tour, I live locally and it has been on my list..If you are looking for a change of pace from the usual museums do this tour.It is a true masterpiece of restoration
Fascinating small museum in a beautifully and lovingly restored historical synagogue
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The Morgan Library & Museum
#9 of 313 Museums in New York City
My four favorite museums; Musee d'Orsay and the Orangerie in Paris; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and here in NYC, the Morgan Library.
You've done the famous museums circuit already, so now take one day for the Morgan Library, my favorite hidden jewel in NYC.
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The Met Cloisters
#10 of 313 Museums in New York City
... a delight… We just saw the fabulous heavenly bodies exhibit… This is in conjunction with the exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum… These are sister museums… Consequently you can use your tickets from the Met here…
Some art museums are worth a little extra time and trouble, and that is particularly true of The Cloisters—the Met’s Medieval art collection.
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Tenement Museum
#11 of 313 Museums in New York City
I've studied US History, I love going to "living history" museums, and this is one of the best places I've ever seen for teaching emigrant and urban life history.
While you can visit art and history museums across the world, the Tenement Museum is a unique experience to New York which allows you to understand the hardships faced by America's immigrants.
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Rubin Museum of Art
#12 of 313 Museums in New York City
One of the best museums I have ever visited, but of course I am biased as Himalayan art is my personal favorite.
Smallest and most relaxing of the city's fine art museums in beautiful redesigned space that used to the original Barney's.
Gulliver's Gate
#13 of 313 Museums in New York City
Visited the collection of excellent HO-scale dioramas of various historic sites around world after visited the nearby Intrepid Museum; combining these two museums is a good way to spend a day in the city.
This is a miniature museum which takes you around the world, albeit a miniature world replete with the colosseum, Eiffel Tower, the trains of switzerland, the Panama Canal, the beaches of Rio etc.
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Merchant's House Museum
#14 of 313 Museums in New York City
One of our favorite historical museums in NYC.
This house museum could be the epitome of all house museums.
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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
#15 of 313 Museums in New York City
The Intrepid Air and Space Museum is one of the U.S. most important aviation museums, and has - situated on a WWII-era aircraft carrier - a general bias towards naval aviation, but has some very unique other artef...
Among all the skyscrapers and the museums in Manhattan, you can sometimes feel a little landlocked and forget you are on an island.
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Ellis Island Immigration Museum
#16 of 313 Museums in New York City
Its one of the best museums I have every visited as it offers a different perspective and views from any other traditional museum Must See
... but there is a free audio guide as you go in through the main entrance, Its worth taking your time and walking around the whole building and enjoying the museum, there are smaller museums in different rooms, .
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New York Transit Museum Brooklyn 2.9 km away
#2 of 40 Museums in Brooklyn
Whether you are visiting as a family or individual, this is one of the most fun museums in New York!
I have visited similar museums in UK and Germany and this is one the best.
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Museum of Jewish Heritage
#17 of 313 Museums in New York City
Three floors of experience of the past...very well done..I have seen Jewish museums and concentration camps and Holocaust exhibits in different parts of the world...the New York museum offers visitors a lot of inf...
It it is one of the very best Holocaust museums we had ever visited.
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Ellis Island
#18 of 313 Museums in New York City
... hat tour in Ellis island and also did the pedestal at the statue of liberty but if you want to just go to each island and explore and look at the museums you can do that for one price I think it's like $23pp.
I like peace and quiet when I visit museums, and it was just perfect, I got to be alone during most of my tour there.
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The Museum at FIT
#19 of 313 Museums in New York City
My young girls spent most of the holidays during the past years wandering museums in New York.
"Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color" is an excellent exhibit at The Museum at FIT in New York.
Neue Galerie
#20 of 313 Museums in New York City
The permanent collection includes stunningly innovative furniture, china and silver and of course the famous golden portrait by Gustave Klimt, The book shop is one of the best I have encountered in museums for its...
It's true that NYC is full of wonderful museums and galleries and I love them all, but I can get the same things in most major cities and even in some smaller cities.
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Downton Abbey: The Exhibition
#21 of 313 Museums in New York City
It’s 30 degrees out so it’s a great time for exhibitions & museums!
A beautiful exhibit, curated as if a museum show, with wonderful room settings, costumes, and interactive and multimedia exhibits on your favorite characters.
New-York Historical Society Museum & Library
#22 of 313 Museums in New York City
The New York Historical Society museum is a hidden gem that lets you concentrate more thoroughly compared to some of the larger museums where you can quickly become overwhelmed.
Along with the many other museums to visit, the NY Historical Society Museum and Library should be in the top five on your list!
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Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
#23 of 313 Museums in New York City
The museum itself is nicely run by a friendly staff, and it provides an interesting glimpse into narrow and confining life of a president who was bigger than all outdoors.
In addition to the house tour, you can also see a half-hour video about TR's boyhood and a small museum showing items, texts, and pictures about TR.
New York City Fire Museum
#24 of 313 Museums in New York City
As a firefighter I like to visit fire museums and take in the history.
One of the most interesting museums I have seen
Hayden Planetarium
#25 of 313 Museums in New York City
Tip: A guided tour by an expert museum volunteer is well worth arranging.
The planetarium is attached to the Museum of Natural History and going to both on a combo ticket makes for an amazing day.
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Fraunces Tavern Museum
#26 of 313 Museums in New York City
Having recently read a fascinating book about Washington's New York spy network, it was a real treat to visit this museum and see the handwritten journal of one of his top spies.
Although a small museum, the exhibits are interesting with some gems of priceless artifacts of the Colonial period.
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Museum of the City of New York
#27 of 313 Museums in New York City
Great Upper East Side location makes it a great companion to the Jewish Museum (super) and the Met for a day of Museums.
The displays have gotten invigorated, the shows can compete with any of the larger museums and their special events departments have creative ventures to attend from concerts to lectures and book readings.
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Spyscape
#28 of 313 Museums in New York City
One of our favorite hands-on museums!
Really interesting museum for those who are looking for an interactive experience while learning about famous spies, historical events in which spies have played key roles, etc. Highlights included a laser room to...
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
#29 of 313 Museums in New York City
I was very pleased with my experience and recommend this to anyone who has an interest in museums, creative designs, or simply new fun experiences!
Popular NYC museums like Met, Moma, Guggenheim can be very crowded and busy- if you want to avoid the crowd and chill for 2-3hours, this would be a good place to visit.
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