New Museum of Contemporary Art

Photo Description Founded in 1977, the New Museum is the first and only contemporary art museum in New York City and among the most respected internationally, with a curatorial program unrivaled in the United States in its global scope and adventurousness. With the inauguration of our...

New Museum of Contemporary Art
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Central Park Conservancy

Photo Description Take free guided walking tours of Central Park, America’s first public park and NYC’s emerald centerpiece! Learn about its history and design. Enjoy its beauty and romance. See gardens, woodlands, and meadows.Take free guided walking tours of Central Park,...

Central Park Conservancy
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Museum of Jewish Heritage

Photo Description The 20th century Jewish experience before, during, and after the Holocaust as described through personal accounts, artifacts, photos, and film. Audio tours, gift shop, cafe. Can be rented for private events. Closed Saturdays and on major Jewish holidays.The 20th century...

Museum of Jewish Heritage
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Maritime Industry Museum (at State Un...

Photo Description A walk through the Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler brings with it a vivid presence of seafaring in both bygone years as well as today’s present era. The exquisitely fashioned ship models, historic artifacts, nautical photographs and prints, and the host...

Maritime Industry Museum (at State Univ of NY)
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American Museum of Natural History

Photo Description One of the largest and most innovative natural history museums. Includes famous dinosaur halls, Akeley Hall of African Mammals, Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, and the new Rose Center featuring the most technologically advanced Space Show in the world.One of the largest...

American Museum of Natural History
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Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House Museum

Photo Description Begun c. 1652, the Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House is New York City’s oldest structure and one of the oldest wooden frame houses in the country. It was the first site to be designated a Landmark upon the creation of the Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1965 and...

Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House Museum
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Queens Zoo

Photo Description The Queens Zoo is a tribute to spectacular American wildlife, all roaming naturalistic habitats that represent wild lands of North and South America. More than 400 animals of nearly 70 species can be found in this magnificent zoo in Flushing Meadows Corona Park....

Queens Zoo
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The Museum of Television & Radio

Photo Description The Museum of Television and radio houses a collection of over 100,000 programs available for viewing and listening. Holds screening and listening series, seminars with the people behind radio and television, and festivals to celebrate various aspects of radio and...

The Museum of Television & Radio
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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Photo Description Named the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in honor of its founder, is known as much for its building design as it is for its content. Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece of modern architecture is home to the world-renowned Guggenheim collection of modern and...

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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Queens Museum of Art

Photo Description Exhibits of 20th-century art. Panoramas of New York City (world’s largest architectural scale model) on extended view. Events. Gift shop. Closed Mon. Open to groups by appointment.Exhibits of 20th-century art. Panoramas of New York City (world’s largest...

Queens Museum of Art
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