New York City Museums
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American Folk Art Museum (Midtown Manhattan)
The museum's collection has more than 5,000 artworks spanning three centuries.
American Museum of Natural History (Upper West Side)
New Yorks Natural History Museum has the largest collection of Dinosaur fossils in the world, and much more. If you have kids - dont miss this!
Asia Society (Upper East Side)
Bronx Museum of the Arts (Bronx)
The flagship cultural institution of the Bronx.
Brooklyn Childrens Museum (Brooklyn)
This wonderful childrens museum features award-winning, hands-on exhibits.
Brooklyn Museum of Art (Brooklyn)
If you love Egyptian Art, the Brooklyn Museum has one of the finest collections anywhere.
Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum (Upper East Side)
Cooper-Hewitts collections include design objects and a world-class design library, housed in the 65 room mansion formerly owned by the industrial magnate Andrew Carnegie.
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (Bronx)
The Dyckman Farmhouse Museum is a visual treat for everyone who looks up and sees it perched above Broadway at 204th Street.
El Museo del Barrio (Upper East Side)
El Museo del Barrio continues to have a significant impact on the cultural life of New York City and is now a major stop on Manhattans Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue.
Fraunces Tavern Museum (Lower Manhattan)
The Tavern is where George Washington said Farewell to Officers At the end of the revolutionary war in 1783.
Frick Collection (Upper East Side)
Some of the best paintings from the European masters can be found at the Frick Collection on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Harbor Defense Museum (Brooklyn)
The Harbor Defense Museum has acquired a fine collection of military artifacts from the Revolutionary War to World War II.
International Center of Photography (Midtown Manhattan)
The ICP has more than 100,000 photographs including important historical and contemporary images.
Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum (Midtown Manhattan)
The Intrepid is currently undergoing $8 million renovation in Staten Island. Expected to reopen on Veterans Day 2008.
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (Times Square)
Wax Museum located in the heart of Times Square.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (Upper East Side)
One of the worlds best art museums, located on Central Parks Upper East Side. Collection contains over 2 million pieces of art.
Morgan Library and Museum (Midtown Manhattan)
The Morgan Library contains many rare manuscripts as well as painting.
Museum of Chinese in America (Downtown Manhattan)
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is the first national museum dedicated to reclaiming, preserving and presenting the history and culture of Chinese people in the United States.
Museum of Jewish Heritage (Lower Manhattan)
A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in Battery Park City, only 4 blocks from ground Zero.
Museum of Sex (Downtown Manhattan)
When the Museum of Sex first emerged on New York Citys Fifth Avenue on October 5, 2002, it was without precedent in the museum world.
Museum of the City of New York (Upper East Side)
The Museum explores the past present and future of New York City.
Museum of the Moving Image (Queens)
Museum of the Moving Image advances the public understanding and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media.
National Museum of the American Indian (Lower Manhattan)
The NMAI museum hosts a selection of changing exhibitions that present and reaffirm Native voice. The Museum is Free to all visitors.
New Museum of Contemporary Art (Lower Manhattan)
New Art and New Ideas featured at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
New York City Fire Museum (Downtown Manhattan)
The New York City Fire Museum features Fire related exhibits and artifacts. Located in Manhattans Soho district.
New York Hall of Science (Queens)
The largest collection of hands-on science exhibits in New York City, and is ranked as one of the best science museums in the country.
New York Historical Society (Upper East Side)
The museum collection has more than 60,000 objects and works of art relating to the founding of our country.
Paley Center for Media (Midtown Manhattan)
Museum of Television and Radio - Paley Center for Media.
Queens Museum of Art (Queens)
The Museum has the Panorama of the city of NY built for the 1964 Worlds Fair.
Skyscraper Museum (Lower Manhattan)
Located in lower Manhattan, the birthplace of the skyscraper - The Museum is devoted to the study of high-rise buildings.
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum (Upper East Side)
Perhaps one of the few art museums where the Building alone would be worth the visit. Collection includes Masterpieces from Chagall, Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Picasso.
Sports Museum of America (Lower Manhattan)
The Sports Museum of America (SmA) is the nation's first and only interactive, multimedia all-sports experience.
Tenement Museum (Lower East Side)
The museum recreates life in the tenements in its restored building with apartments typical of the turn of the century.
The Cloisters (Harlem)
Collection of Medieval art and architecture - branch of the NY Metropolitan Museum.
The Jewish Museum (Upper East Side)
For nearly a century, The Jewish Museum has illuminated the Jewish experience, both secular and religious, demonstrating the strength of Jewish identity and culture.
The Museum of Modern Art MoMA (Midtown Manhattan)
Museum of Modern Art has the world's largest collection of modern painting and sculpture.
Whitney Museum of American Art (Upper East Side)
The Whitney Museum has one of the world's best collections of 20th Century American art. Located in the Breuer Building on Madison Avenue.
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