museums NYC
American Museum of Natural History is one of museums NYC.

1. American Museum of Natural History

9.4
200 Central Park W (btwn W 77th & W 81st St), New York, NY
Science Museum · Upper West Side · 1212 tips and reviews
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of museums NYC.

2. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.5
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1676 tips and reviews
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of museums NYC.

3. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

9.1
1071 5th Ave (at E 89th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 480 tips and reviews
Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of museums NYC.

4. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.7
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 1672 tips and reviews
Whitney Museum of American Art is one of museums NYC.

5. Whitney Museum of American Art

9.4
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Meatpacking District · 310 tips and reviews
New Museum is one of museums NYC.

6. New Museum

8.6
235 Bowery (btwn Stanton & Rivington St.), New York, NY
Art Museum · Lower East Side · 179 tips and reviews
Sony Wonder Technology Lab is one of museums NYC.

7. Sony Wonder Technology Lab

7.0
550 Madison Ave (btw 55th St & 56th), New York, NY
Science Museum · Midtown East · 42 tips and reviews
Discovery Times Square is one of museums NYC.

8. Discovery Times Square

8.2
226 W 44th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Museum · Theater District · 106 tips and reviews
Ellis Island Immigration Museum is one of museums NYC.

9. Ellis Island Immigration Museum

8.7
Ellis Island, Jersey City, NJ
History Museum · Ellis Island · 127 tips and reviews
The Jewish Museum is one of museums NYC.

10. The Jewish Museum

9.5
1109 5th Ave (at E 92nd St), New York, NY
Museum · Carnegie Hill · 63 tips and reviews
Brooklyn Museum is one of museums NYC.

11. Brooklyn Museum

9.5
200 Eastern Pkwy (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Art Museum · Prospect Park · 400 tips and reviews
The Skyscraper Museum is one of museums NYC.

12. The Skyscraper Museum

5.9
39 Battery Pl (near 1st Pl), New York, NY
Museum · Battery Park City · 11 tips and reviews
Forbes Galleries is one of museums NYC.

13. Forbes Galleries

62 5th Ave (W 12th St), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Greenwich Village · 4 tips and reviews
Museum at Eldridge Street is one of museums NYC.

14. Museum at Eldridge Street

8.6
12 Eldridge St (at Canal St), New York, NY
Museum · Chinatown · 28 tips and reviews
Lower East Side Tenement Museum is one of museums NYC.

15. Lower East Side Tenement Museum

9.2
103 Orchard St (at Delancey St), New York, NY
History Museum · Lower East Side · 113 tips and reviews
South Street Seaport Museum is one of museums NYC.

16. South Street Seaport Museum

8.2
12 Fulton St (btwn Water and South St), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 14 tips and reviews
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is one of museums NYC.

17. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

9.2
Pier 86 (West 46th Street and 12th Avenue), New York, NY
History Museum · Hell's Kitchen · 305 tips and reviews
The Morgan Library & Museum is one of museums NYC.

18. The Morgan Library & Museum

9.4
225 Madison Ave (btwn E 36th & E 37th St), New York, NY
Museum · Murray Hill · 156 tips and reviews
New York Transit Museum is one of museums NYC.

19. New York Transit Museum

9.3
Boerum Pl (at Schermerhorn St), Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Downtown Brooklyn · 107 tips and reviews
National September 11 Memorial & Museum is one of museums NYC.

20. National September 11 Memorial & Museum

9.3
1 Albany St (btwn West & Greenwich St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Financial District · 830 tips and reviews
New-York Historical Society Museum & Library is one of museums NYC.

21. New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

9.0
170 Central Park W (at W 77th St), New York, NY
History Museum · Upper West Side · 87 tips and reviews
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum is one of museums NYC.

22. Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

9.4
2 E 91st St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 117 tips and reviews
Gracie Mansion is one of museums NYC.

23. Gracie Mansion

9.1
E 88th St (at E End Ave), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Yorkville · 55 tips and reviews
Museum of Jewish Heritage is one of museums NYC.

24. Museum of Jewish Heritage

8.4
36 Battery Pl (just NW of Battery Park), New York, NY
History Museum · Battery Park City · 52 tips and reviews
The Frick Collection is one of museums NYC.

25. The Frick Collection

9.4
1 E 70th St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 180 tips and reviews
Museum of the City of New York is one of museums NYC.

26. Museum of the City of New York

9.2
1220 5th Ave (at E 103rd St), New York, NY
History Museum · East Harlem · 119 tips and reviews
MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center is one of museums NYC.

27. MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center

9.2
2225 Jackson Ave (at 46th Ave), Queens, NY
Art Museum · Hunters Point · 181 tips and reviews
American Folk Art Museum is one of museums NYC.

28. American Folk Art Museum

6.7
2 Lincoln Sq (Columbus Ave & W 66th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Lincoln Square · 11 tips and reviews
Museum of American Finance is one of museums NYC.

29. Museum of American Finance

8.4
48 Wall St (at William St), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 41 tips and reviews
The New York Earth Room is one of museums NYC.

30. The New York Earth Room

7.7
141 Wooster St (btw Prince St and Houston St), New York, NY
Art Gallery · SoHo · 31 tips and reviews
5 Pointz is one of museums NYC.

31. 5 Pointz

4623 Crane St (at Jackson Ave.), Long Island City, NY
Art Gallery · 86 tips and reviews
Mmuseumm is one of museums NYC.

32. Mmuseumm

8.0
4 Cortlandt Alley (btwn Franklin & White St), New York, NY
Museum · Downtown Manhattan · 16 tips and reviews
Neue Galerie is one of museums NYC.

33. Neue Galerie

8.8
1048 5th Ave (at E 86th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 100 tips and reviews
The Tour at NBC Studios is one of museums NYC.

34. The Tour at NBC Studios

7.6
30 Rockefeller Plz (49th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue), New York, NY
General Entertainment · Rockefeller Center · 29 tips and reviews
International Center of Photography is one of museums NYC.

35. International Center of Photography

9.3
250 Bowery (btwn E Houston & Prince St), New York, NY
Art Gallery · NoLita · 64 tips and reviews
Hamilton Grange National Memorial is one of museums NYC.

36. Hamilton Grange National Memorial

8.8
414 West 141st St. (Hamilton Terrace), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Hamilton Heights · 18 tips and reviews
Socrates Sculpture Park is one of museums NYC.

37. Socrates Sculpture Park

8.8
3205 Vernon Blvd (at Broadway), Long Island City, NY
Sculpture Garden · 72 tips and reviews
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site is one of museums NYC.

38. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

7.7
28 E 20th St, New York, NY
Historic Site · Flatiron District · 28 tips and reviews
The Noguchi Museum is one of museums NYC.

39. The Noguchi Museum

9.4
9-01 33rd Rd (at Vernon Blvd), Long Island City, NY
Museum · 51 tips and reviews
Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is one of museums NYC.

40. Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

7.3
11 E 26th St (btwn Madison & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Museum · NoMad · 51 tips and reviews
Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is one of museums NYC.

41. Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)

8.9
215 Centre St, New York, NY
History Museum · SoHo · 17 tips and reviews
Gabarron Foundation for the Arts is one of museums NYC.

42. Gabarron Foundation for the Arts

149 E 38th St (Btwn lexington and 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Murray Hill · 1 tip
Bronx Museum of the Arts is one of museums NYC.

43. Bronx Museum of the Arts

9.4
1040 Grand Concourse (at E 165th St.), Bronx, NY
Art Museum · Concourse · 37 tips and reviews
New York City Police Museum is one of museums NYC.

44. New York City Police Museum

45 Wall St (bt. Broad and William), New York, NY
Museum · Financial District · 12 tips and reviews
New York City Fire Museum is one of museums NYC.

45. New York City Fire Museum

7.3
278 Spring St (btw Hudson and Varick), New York, NY
Museum · Hudson Square · 18 tips and reviews
Merchant's House Museum is one of museums NYC.

46. Merchant's House Museum

8.7
29 E 4th St (at Lafayette Street), New York, NY
History Museum · NoHo · 21 tips and reviews
Federal Hall National Memorial is one of museums NYC.

47. Federal Hall National Memorial

8.7
26 Wall St (at Broad St), New York, NY
Historic Site · Financial District · 41 tips and reviews
Museum of the American Gangster is one of museums NYC.

48. Museum of the American Gangster

6.9
80 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
History Museum · East Village · 7 tips and reviews
Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space is one of museums NYC.

49. Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space

155 Avenue C (between 9th & 10th Streets), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Alphabet City · 2 tips and reviews
Museum of the Moving Image is one of museums NYC.

50. Museum of the Moving Image

9.4
36-01 35th Ave (btwn 36th St and 37th St), Astoria, NY
Museum · Astoria · 167 tips and reviews

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Rubin Museum of Art is one of museums NYC.

51. Rubin Museum of Art

9.2
150 W 17th St. (btwn 6th & 7th Ave.), New York, NY
Art Museum · Chelsea · 90 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: At the "Count Your Blessings" exhibit (opening Aug 2), you will find some of the strangest Tibetan prayer beads. One is made from the vertebrae of a snake. Another set is from a human skull. Read more.

Museum of Arts & Design (MAD) is one of museums NYC.

52. Museum of Arts & Design (MAD)

8.9
2 Columbus Cir (btwn 8th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Art Museum · Theater District · 74 tips and reviews
Fraunces Tavern Museum is one of museums NYC.

53. Fraunces Tavern Museum

8.0
54 Pearl St (Broad St), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 27 tips and reviews
The Cloisters is one of museums NYC.

54. The Cloisters

9.5
99 Margaret Corbin Dr (at Fort Tryon Pl), New York, NY
Museum · Hudson Heights · 221 tips and reviews
Lighthouse Tender LILAC is one of museums NYC.

55. Lighthouse Tender LILAC

West St (at N Moore St), New York
Boat or Ferry · Tribeca · 2 tips and reviews
Gagosian Gallery is one of museums NYC.

56. Gagosian Gallery

9.5
555 W 24th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Chelsea · 48 tips and reviews

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Gagosian Gallery is one of museums NYC.

57. Gagosian Gallery

8.1
980 Madison Ave (btw 76th & 77th), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Upper East Side · 20 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best place to see museum-quality gallery shows has perfected this high-end form. Shows such as “Picasso and Marie-Thérèse: L’Amour Fou” prove you don’t have to be MoMA to stage a blockbuster. Read more.

Liberty Science Center is one of museums NYC.

58. Liberty Science Center

9.0
222 Jersey City Blvd (at Philips St), Jersey City, NJ
Science Museum · Liberty State Park · 95 tips and reviews
Dialog in the Dark Exhibit is one of museums NYC.

59. Dialog in the Dark Exhibit

11 Fulton St Pier 17 (BODIES... The Exhibition), New York, NY
Exhibit · Financial District · 12 tips and reviews
The City Reliquary is one of museums NYC.

60. The City Reliquary

7.9
370 Metropolitan Ave (Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY
Museum · Williamsburg · 18 tips and reviews
Brooklyn Historical Society is one of museums NYC.

61. Brooklyn Historical Society

9.3
128 Pierrepont St (at Clinton St.), Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Brooklyn Heights · 20 tips and reviews
Storm King Art Center is one of museums NYC.

62. Storm King Art Center

9.6
1 Museum Rd (Old Pleasant Hill Road), New Windsor, NY
Sculpture Garden · 104 tips and reviews
Jewish Children's Museum is one of museums NYC.

63. Jewish Children's Museum

7.9
792 Eastern Pkwy (Kingston), Brooklyn, NY
Museum · Crown Heights · 6 tips and reviews
El Museo del Barrio is one of museums NYC.

64. El Museo del Barrio

8.6
1230 5th Ave (btwn E 104th & E 105th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · East Harlem · 51 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: It offers a great way to connect with New York’s Latino community. We also like how the exhibits are small and easy to digest–it’s a nice change from the overwhelming scale of Museum Mile’s behemoths. Read more.

Temple of Dendur is one of museums NYC.

65. Temple of Dendur

9.3
1000 5th Ave (at 83rd St.), New York, NY
History Museum · Central Park · 18 tips and reviews