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Top museum recommendations from locals

Art Museum
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“Its huge, you need more than 1 day to see everything in this museum. Its amazing, breathtaking, full of surprises. Very economical, you can donate whatever you like for entrance. Must see!”
  • 987 locals recommend
  • 19 Experiences
Science Museum
“The American Museum of Natural History, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is the largest natural history museum in the world.”
  • 599 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
  • 2 Experiences
Art Museum
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“ On display are works by Monet, Rembrandt, Bellini, El Greco, and many other famous artists”
  • 134 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“They have the famous gold Klimt. It's a very small museum so it makes it pricy, but if you love Klimt, it's a must. They also have a great german cafe too, but it's also pricey (but tasty)!”
  • 87 locals recommend
History Museum
“The best place to find many answer about NYc and known more about New York people I”
  • 41 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of the most iconic Brutalist building in New York. Here for the art, stay for the subterranean restaurant, Flora Bar.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
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“Small museum dedicated to Folk Artists with a exhibit that changes a couple times a year. Admission is free. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Simply awesome ! Whether you are an art afficionado, a tourist or a local, you HAVE to go to the Met ! Make your $1 donation and enter a world of inspiring art. A must !”
  • 26 locals recommend
  • 7 Experiences
Planetarium
“General admission is essentially free but no need to settle for just looking at the stars—this $210 million planetarium is a virtual joyride through the universe.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The American Folk Art Museum is another one of those places that merit a return visit each time I'm in Manhattan. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A must see for all the amazing art. In the summer check out the martini bar on the roof.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Cinema
“Originally built in 1877, this is home to art, history, and events. The Park Avenue Armory is a historic brick building that fills an entire city block on New York's Upper East Side.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Museum
“A fantastic addition to the American Museum of National History, with a great planetarium that features a changing lineup of immersive shows - great for kids (and adults, too!).”
  • 9 locals recommend