All Places in ‘Museums’

  • Neue Galerie

    Category: Museums

    Housed in a distinguished Beaux-Arts style mansion designed by New York Public Library architects Carrère & Hastings, the Neue Galerie is devoted to early 20th century German and Austrian art and design. It’s easy to feel the spirit of 1920s Vienna, not just embodied in the works by masters such read more

  • New York Historical Society

    Category: Museums

    Founded in 1804, the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS) collects and protects the city’s history.  As the oldest museum in NYC (predating the Met by nearly 70 years), N-YHS chronicles the city’s past and present, with much of their 40,000-object collection in full view and accessible via contemporary touch screens and interactive exhibits. Expect Tiffany read more

  • New York Transit Museum

    Category: Museums

    Appropriately situated in a decommissioned subway station, the Transit Muse- um is one of the city’s most extraordinary destinations. The sprawling space houses a vast array of historical artifacts relating to the city’s trains, buses, bridges, and tunnels, including old maps, turnstiles, token booths, and countless other items. Hop aboard read more

  • Rubin Museum of Art

    Category: Museums

    A lovely gem of a space devoted to the art and cultures of the Himalayas, India and nearby regions, the Rubin is one of New York’s more engaging museums. With special exhibits ranging from ancient artworks to modern multi-media projects, and a permanent collection focused on myriad forms of Tibetan read more

  • The Anne Frank Center

    Category: Museums

    A partner to the famed Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, NYC’s Anne Frank Center was started by Anne’s father Otto Frank as the Anne Frank Foundation in 1959. Using the diary and spirit of its namesake, the center’s mission is to educate about the dangers of intolerance, antisemitism, racism, and read more

  • The Cloisters

    Category: Museums

    This northern outpost of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is all about medieval art and architecture, from gorgeous stained-glass windows to its must-see collection of unicorn tapestries. A stroll through the museum’s atmospheric chapels, picturesque cloisters, and enchanting herb gardens will instantly conjure romantic images of medieval knights and maidens. read more

  • The Jewish Museum

    Category: Museums

    Located in the lovely Felix M. Warburg House, a former mansion on New York’s famed Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum houses 30,000 works of art and cultural artifacts reflecting the global Jewish experience. Its excellent special exhibits are as acclaimed as those of larger art museums, while its permanent collection read more

  • The Paley Center for Media

    Category: Museums

    Formerly known as the Museum of Tele- vision & Radio and the Museum of Broadcasting, the Paley Center believes that television and radio shows are artifacts worthy of preservation, and we couldn’t agree more! Close to 160,000 TV shows, commercials, and radio programs are available in the Center’s library for read more