Museums

Museums in NYC include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, Museum of Modern Art, Guggenheim and more.

Morgan Library

MURRAY HILL, Tue-Sun, antique book museum ~ JP Morgan’s home is now a museum of historic manuscripts, early books and old master drawings and prints

Metropolitan Museum of Art

UPPER EAST SIDE, Daily ~ NYC’s encyclopedia of art

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

MIDTOWN, Daily, FREE Fridays 4-8 pm ~ The world’s most important collection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary art and film

American Museum of Natural History

UPPER WEST SIDE, Daily ~ Human cultures, the natural world and the known universe

El Museo del Barrio

EAST HARLEM, Wed-Sun ~ NYC’s Puerto Rican, Caribbean & Latin American art museum and community center

Guggenheim Museum

UPPER EAST SIDE, Fri-Wed ~ One of the world’s great Impressionist, Modern, Post-War & Contemporary collections includes French, Italian, Jewish, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish artists

Brooklyn Museum

PROSPECT PARK, BROOKLYN, Wed-Sun ~ “Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas” in the Arts of the Americas Galleries contains Brazilian, Colombian, Mexican, Peruvian, and other Pre-Columbian art. Open late on First Saturdays

Whitney Museum of American Art shows art of the United States

Closed Tuesdays
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99 Gansevoort St
(at Washington St)
Meatpacking District, Manhattan
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Modern, Post-War & Contemporary Art

New Museum of Contemporary Art

235 Bowery (at Prince St)
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Closed Mondays

The Frick Collection of old masters, European sculpture, and decorative arts

1 East 70th St at Fifth Ave
Upper East Side
Closed on Mondays

Jewish Museum preserves Jewish art and culture

Fifth Avenue and 92nd St
Upper East Side
Closed Wednesdays

Met Cloisters is a museum of medieval European art

99 Margaret Corbin Dr
Fort Tryon Park
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Daily

National Museum of the American Indian

FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Daily ~ This branch of the Smithsonian does great bilingual exhibitions. FREE

The Drawing Center is New York City’s museum of drawing

35 Wooster St
(between Broome & Grand)
SoHo, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday

Museum of the Moving Image

ASTORIA, QUEENS, Tue-Sun ~ NYC’s museum of Film, TV, & Media
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MoMA PS1 is the Museum of Modern Art’s Experimental Space

22-25 Jackson Ave
(between 46th Ave & 46th Rd)
Long Island City, Queens
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

Bronx Museum of the Arts

CONCOURSE VILLAGE, THE BRONX; Community art museum; Wed-Sun ~ Art associated with The Bronx


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