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Guide to the Best New York Museums

A guide to New York City's best museums.

American Museum of Natural History Dinosaur Photo Gallery
Visit the dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History. New York kids and visitors from around the world love our city's resident dinosaurs.

Rose Center for Earth and Space and Hayden Planetarium
Explore the universe at the Rose Center for Earth and Space and Hayden Planetarium. Learn about your home planet and the mysteries of space, then enter the giant sphere to experience Hayden Planetarium and see the stars all around you.

American Museum of Natural History and Hayden Planetarium Photos
See photos of the American Museum of Natural History and Hayden Planetarium. See the dinosaurs, the blue whale, the sphere of the Rose Center for Earth and Space, and more

The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- New York City's Famous Met Museum
Your guide to the famous Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Get directions, address, ticket prices, and other information. Learn about the Met's history, the top ten paintings to see at the museum, and an overview of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's many collections.

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Stop by the Museum of Modern Art and view modern and contemporary works by world-renowned artists. Explore the spacious new facility and find painting and sculpture galleries, photography exhibits, and daily film programs in the museum’s theaters.

What to See at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Stop by the Museum of Modern Art and view modern and contemporary works by world-renowned artists. See works by Van Gogh, Monet, Matisse, Dali, Warhol, Pollock, Johns, and more.

New York City's American Museum of Natural History: Dinosaurs, The Hayden ...
Visit the American Museum of Natural History in New York City and explore the amazing worlds of the dinosaurs, outer space, and the history of the natural world. See the famous dinosaur skeletons, the giant blue whale and other animals, the Hayden planetarium and space displays, and much more.

The Cloisters Museum: Visit Medieval Europe in Upper Manhattan
A trip to the Cloisters museum allows New Yorkers to travel back to medieval Europe without ever leaving Manhattan. The Cloisters features beautiful architecture, breathtaking artwork, and a serene and lovely setting.

Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney Museum of American Art boasts one of the world's foremost collections of 20th American art. All New Yorkers should visit to see works by Hopper, de Kooning, Rothko, O'Keefe, and many other artists.

Guggenheim Museum
Photos of the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan - a world-famous collection of art housed in a distinctive structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Cool Museums in Manhattan
Museum Mile isn’t Manhattan’s only art and culture hot spot. Check out some of these alternative museums featuring some of Manhattan’s most outrageous and fascinating exhibits and collections.

New York Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
Visit MoMA in its new home -- a 630,000 s.f. facility designed by Japanese architect Yoshio Taniguchi. View masterworks by artists including Cezanne and van Gogh. Check out upcoming exhibitions.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum -- Take A Trip Back In Time
Experience life in the Lowe East Side tenements through exhibits in three buildings on Orchard Street. The Museum has carefully restored apartments to depict the stories of Lower East Side immigrant families from the 1870s to the 1930s. Historical walking tours of the neighborhood and educational programs are also offered.

Treasury of NYC History -- Museum of the City of New York
Explore NYC history at the Musuem of the City of New York. With more than 1.5 million paintings, photographs, and other artifacts, the Museum offers fascinating looks at Manhattan's past. Current exhibitions include Glamour, New York Style (an exhibition of NY high fashion going back to 1883) and El Barrio: Puerto Rican New York.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met is one of the world's greatest museums. Don't take it for granted just because it's in our backyard. Check the web site for upcoming events and special exhibitions.

Must-See Spring Art Shows in NYC
Spring sees NYC's sizzling arts scene really heat up as the season sets in. Here are three of spring 2014's best art exhibitions in Manhattan.

World Trade Center's 9/11 Memorial Museum
The National September 11 Memorial Museum opens on May 21, 2014, showcasing the story of 9/11 through artifacts, archives, and more.

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