New York Aquarium

Photo Description The New York Aquarium has 300 species, 14 acres, daily dolphin shows, up-close walrus encounters. Gift shop, eatery, parking. Alternative meeting settings offer flexibility and full-service. Group tours: 10-50. Private rooms: 5-7; capacity: 500-800 sit-down, 5-500...

New York Aquarium
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Ar...

Photo Description The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art was founded in 1945 to encourage interest, study, and research in the art and culture of Tibet and the surrounding regions. To this end, the Museum collects art, books, and photographs, and makes them available to the public...

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Central Park Zoo

Photo Description Just steps off Fifth Avenue there’s an oasis of wildlife: Wildlife Conservation Society’s jewel in Manhattan, the Central Park Zoo. You can journey through a steamy rain forest that’s home to tropical birds, rare monkeys, and fascinating reptiles and...

Central Park Zoo
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum

Photo #img1 Description Founded by the Colonial Dames of America as the Abigail Adams Smith Museum in 1939, the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum was recently renamed to better reflect the building’s actual history. In fact, the daughter of our 2nd president never lived here–the...

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum
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Harbor Defense Museum

Photo Description The U.S. Army military museum is located in the caponier of the old fort on the grounds of the United States Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY, adjacent to the base of the Verrazano Bridge. Built between 1825-1831, the fort and the caponier have been added...

Harbor Defense Museum
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Avery Fisher Hall

Photo Description Located at the northern end of the Lincoln Center Plaza, at the corner of Columbus Avenue and 65th Street, Avery Fisher Hall includes the New York Philharmonic, the annual Great Performers at Lincoln Center festival, the Lincoln Center Festival and Jazz at Lincoln...

Avery Fisher Hall
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Queens County Farm Museum

Photo Description The Queens County Farm Museum’s history dates back to 1697, it occupies New York City’s largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland and is the only working historical farm in the City. The farm encompasses a 47-acre parcel that is the longest...

Queens County Farm Museum
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Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Photo Description Greek Revival-style country residence of NYC businessman Robert Bartow and family. Built in 1840. Adults $2.50, seniors/students $1.25, kids free. Open Sat., Sun., Wed.Greek Revival-style country residence of NYC businessman Robert Bartow and family. Built in 1840....

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Metropolitan Opera House

Photo Description From its opening in 1883, the Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world’s leading opera companies. Today, the Met’s preeminent position rests on the elements that established its reputation: high quality performances with many of the world’s most...

Metropolitan Opera House
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Voelker Orth Museum

Photo Description Bird Sanctuary & Victorian Garden-Museum hours are Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.Bird Sanctuary & Victorian Garden-Museum hours are Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Address 149-19 38th Avenue Flushing, NY 11354...

Voelker Orth Museum
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