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Art Museum
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“This is a really nice museum to visit, there is a lot of information for you to learn about the history of art. ”
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Art Museum
“Their permanent collection is incredible, they have Starry Night by Van Gogh. Check their website for what's currently showing. They have free Fridays, so check the website for the time too!”
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Science Museum
“If you don’t mind standing in line for a while this is one of the must see museums”
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Art Museum
“The Guggenheim is great because it isn't huge and the spiral building itself is such a great site to see. Check to see what exhibits are on - they have a very well curated collection of permanent works as well.”
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Art Museum
“Friday evenings are FREE. If you like MoMa, you'll like The Whitney. It's contemporary.”
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History Museum
“Explore the historic (and enormous) aircraft carrier, nearly 30 vintage planes on the flight deck, a guided missile submarine, and the space shuttle Enterprise. The Exploreum on the hangar level is full of interactive fun for kids like climbing into a helicopter and steering the wings of a plane. Save time and lines by buying tickets online in advance and be forewarned: many enticing exhibits, guided tours, and the space shuttle pavilion require extra fees. However, there is plenty to do without the extras. The Intrepid is best suited to older children who can appreciate the history. There is lots of walking, much of it outdoors, so sunscreen and hats are advisable. The best way to get here is the #50 crosstown bus headed west, which brings you right to the door. ”
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Art Museum
“Previously an old school, this was bought by MoMa and turned into a contemporary art museum. Pro tip - if you’re here in the summer check out MoMa PS1 Warm up. It’s a day party every Saturday in the outdoor courtyard featuring different musicians/dj’s, with beer and wine vendors, and you can also stroll in and out of the museum as you please. ”
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History Museum
“The Tenement Museum celebrates the enduring stories that define and strengthen what it means to be American. We share stories of the immigrant and migrant experience through immersive guided tours, educational content and programs, and thought leadership, with one important goal — to advance the understanding of immigration and to highlight its role in the ongoing creation of our nation.”
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Library
“The number one neighborhood in NYC, if not the world. You're on this page because you heard it was cool, I'm here to tell you it's better.”
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Museum
“This is the place for all things media. It has several exhibits with very intriguing work from movies, to news, to current events!”
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Art Museum
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“Contemporary art museum housed in a sleek white building with a gift shop & cafe in the lobby.”
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Art Museum
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“Millionaire industrialist's former home turned museum displaying Western European art.”
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Museum
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“Museum chain for life-size wax replicas of famous Americans & historic icons in themed galleries. Rating: 4.3 Stars”
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History Museum
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“Fantastic museum on New York history. From there you should go to Museum mile to sample some of the city's greatest museums: The Metropolitan Museum, the Guggenheim and so on... or take a stroll in Central Park”
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Harbor / Marina
“Institution housing paintings, ship models, scrimshaw & more with vintage ships docked outside. ”
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History Museum
“The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of The New York Public Library is generally recognized as the world’s leading research library devoted exclusively to documenting the history and cultural development of peoples of African descent worldwide. From its founding in 1925 during the Harlem Renaissance, the Center has amassed vast collections of over 10 million items.”
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