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Top museum recommendations from locals

Art Museum
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“• 5 -10 minutes away in an Uber or Yellow Cab • 25 min walk through Central Park • Rent a bike from the CityBike Rack across the street, and drop the bike in the CityBike Rack at the Museum.”
  • 982 locals recommend
  • 17 Experiences
Art Museum
“This is a great art museum more geared toward New Yorkers. Excellent exhibits. The have a party the first Saturday of the month. ”
  • 1168 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Beautiful museum, I definitely recommend spending an afternoon there. Great for kids as well!”
  • 590 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Art Museum
“The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The museum's collection has grown over eight decades and is founded upon several important private collections, beginning with that of Solomon R. Guggenheim. The collection is shared with sister museums in Bilbao, Spain and elsewhere. In 2013, nearly 1.2 million people visited the museum, and it hosted the most popular exhibition in New York City.”
  • 369 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Art Museum
“I love the Whitney and go every month! There is a cafe on the top floor (kind of pricey) but has excellent views of the city. ”
  • 323 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Museum
“Beautiful Old Fort turned Museum at the northern tip of Manhattan which is part of the Met. ”
  • 383 locals recommend
Science Museum
“It's a great experience for all ages whom like interactive science. It has interesting exhibitions and films.”
  • 95 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. ”
  • 274 locals recommend
History Museum
“My favorite museum in NYC, it's an immersive dive into what the Lower East Side was like for every different group of immigrants, and it's incredibly detailed. ”
  • 275 locals recommend
History Museum
“5 minute walk. Similar to the Midway museum in San Diego, this place is great if you like history.”
  • 137 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“Free, 1st Saturday of every month, 10 AM - 12 PM. Free, under age of 18. Pay as you wish, Thursdays 7 PM - 9 PM.”
  • 206 locals recommend
Museum
“The preeminent museum of film, television, and digital art on the East Coast! also one of the very best movie theaters in America, playing great repertory stuff, along with sneaks of new releases!”
  • 220 locals recommend
Museum
“Great place to take younger children, they can runaround and touch everything :-). ”
  • 194 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“ On display are works by Monet, Rembrandt, Bellini, El Greco, and many other famous artists”
  • 134 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.”
  • 118 locals recommend
Museum
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“Museum chain for life-size wax replicas of famous Americans & historic icons in themed galleries. Rating: 4.3 Stars”
  • 46 locals recommend