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Top museum recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet, the museum is New York City's third largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.”
  • 1146 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“One of the most beautiful museums and has a nice rooftop terrace as well! Bring sneakers / comfortable shoes because it’s huge! ”
  • 957 locals recommend
Science Museum
“I’ve never personally been here, but many visitors and locals love to go see the different museums! I’m pretty sure y’all would enjoy this! ”
  • 565 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of the most unique museums I’ve ever been to - the spiral walk way is incredible and the exhibits that come through these doors are some of the best.”
  • 363 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Channel your inner art connoisseur at this Meatpacking District museum. View influential artists like Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, and Edward Hopper with the Whitney’s Friday night “pay what you wish” ticket, available from 7 p.m. to 9:30 pm”
  • 324 locals recommend
Museum
“You must visit the cloisters. It’s a modern take on past designs and artworks! Its very vibrant and the air quality is great. You can hike up to the Cloisters or you can take the subway and bus to get there! ”
  • 380 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Great place for kids, family or a couple to learn about science while in NJ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Art Museum
“My building is 5 Min walk away from the famous MoMa (Museum of Modern Art)'s PS1 Location featuring modern architecture reinvented from a public school and famous contemporary artists' works. ”
  • 272 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“Great Museum in the Lower East Side featuring new exhibits year round of world renowned artists. ”
  • 203 locals recommend
History Museum
“Founded in 1988 by historian Ruth Abram and social activist Anita Jacobsen, the Tenement Museum explores the uniquely American story of immigration and the rich, diverse landscape it continues to create.”
  • 273 locals recommend
Museum
“Free admission on Friday after 5 pm. Perfect for cinema enthusiasts. Check their movie schedule too”
  • 215 locals recommend
Museum
“The Brooklyn Children's Museum is a children's museum in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York City. Founded in 1899, it is the first children's museum in the United States – and according to some, the first one worldwide. It is unusual in its location in what is predominantly a residential area.”
  • 195 locals recommend
History Museum
“Intrepid Museum Foundation, Inc., doing business as Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum, is an educational and cultural non-profit institution operating a museum centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid; space shuttle Enterprise; jets; and a guided missile submarine. It also displays Lockheed A-12 and British Airways Concorde. The museum promotes awareness and understanding of history, science, and service through its collections, exhibitions, and programming. Intrepid Museum Foundation, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in New York, New York.”
  • 126 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“Houses the collection of industrialist Henry Clay Frick. Small Jewell. Kids under 12 are not admitted.”
  • 133 locals recommend
History Museum
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“the only institution dedicated to the 400-year history and future of New York, MCNY offers insight into everything from Martin Luther King Jr.’s connection to the city to its past 50 years of public art.”
  • 111 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“An entertaining way to spend the day outdoors and seeing this museum with friends or family. Get set to do a lot of walking by always wearing comfortable shoes in the city!”
  • 133 locals recommend