New York is the capital of the world because it has everything to offer. Shopping centers, skyscrapers, parks, avenues, bridges and museums, especially museums.

Let’s get to know in this article the 25 best museums in New York in a review of the most famous, famous and important.

1. Metropolitan Museum of New York

Let’s begin our tour of the most visited museum in the United States: the Metropolitan Museum of New York.

The Metropolitan Museum of New York first opened in February 1872, but it was not until 2016 that it became the museum that has received the most visits in the United States and the fourth museum in the world with the most attendance.

Its headquarters is a three-story building with a real-size part of an Egyptian temple, with a total surface area of ​​190,000 m2 .

At the New York Met Museum you’ll see pieces from Africa, Oceania, Asia and the Middle East, as well as those from the West, many of them linked to US history.

It is estimated that there are more than 2 million pieces that have left evidence of 5,000 years of human civilizations and their cultures, ranging from Ancient Egypt to the present.

Some of the pieces that this museum has are the sculpture of Hercules, the Koran manuscript and works by El Greco, Goya, da Vinci, Picasso, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Monet, Velázquez, Vermeer, among other great exponents of art.

Ticket prices

Adults pay $25; those over 65, $17 and students, $12. Children under 12 are free.

Only New Yorkers and New Jerseyans have free access. Travelers with a tourist pass do not pay either.

The museum is visited daily by between 15,000 and 20,000 people, so you’d better book tickets, which in addition to ensuring the pass, will avoid the queue to enter.

Sometimes the crowd does not let you appreciate the works and architecture of the building in detail, so taking advantage of the guided tours that start 2 hours before the museum opens to the public, will be the smartest thing to do.

The tour takes 90 minutes and makes it possible to go to the restaurant and the roof of the museum.


The Metropolitan Museum of New York is located on Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, New York, NY 10028. The closest subway is the 86th Street Subway.

Enjoy this short walk through this famous museum:

2. American Museum of Natural History

In its 111,483 m 2 and 27 interconnecting buildings, there is the largest natural science library in the world, 46 exhibition halls and excellent research laboratories. All within Central Park.

The American Museum of Natural History was founded in April 1869, but opened to the public in 1877, making it 150 years old.

The complete exhibition takes a historical journey through the evolution of man and the planet, from the Stone Age to the space age. There is the scientific history of mankind.

There are permanent and traveling exhibitions and educational and interactive activities. The place served as a recording set for A Night at the Museum, a 2006 film.

What will you find in the museum?

The nature complex has real fossils of dinosaurs, elephants, deer, lions, monkeys, rhinos, buffalo and other animals.

You will be able to see stones that are classified according to their physical properties and among which is the most famous and largest sapphire in the world.

The place has the largest screen in New York where reports and films on natural sciences are shown. At the top of the Milstein room you will find a 28.6 meter whale.

The museum has exhibits of gems and minerals from around the world and a meteorite exhibit hall with a replica of the “MeteorCrater of Arizona”. It shows anthropological collections on natives of America, the Pacific and Africa, among other continents.

Ticket prices

Adults pay $23; students and those over 60, $18; the ticket for children between 2 and 12 years old is $13. With the New York Pass, admission is free.


The American Museum of Natural History in New York is open Monday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:45 pm.


79th Street, west of Central Park.

Observe in the following video different shots of the interior of this incredible museum:

3. Guggenheim Museum

The Guggenheim Museum in New York is a work of art in itself, with an infrastructure full of curves that at the time generated controversy, because it broke the standards of structures for this type of place.

You will go up a set of spiral ramps, where the galleries are. In addition to works of art, you will see the geometric shapes of the place where ovals and triangles predominate.

Since October 21, 1959, the Guggenheim Museum has exhibited more than 1,500 pieces, some of them inherited from the Museum of Abstract Painting by Solomon R. Guggenheim, a man who dedicated his life to art and research.

Minimalist and post-minimalist works stand out, as well as the impressionist and post-impressionist ones.

Part of the works that the museum has

The place has paintings by HilmaafKlint (the exhibition of the abstract work of this artist is currently the most successful and her work focuses on esoteric knowledge), Picasso, RH Quaytman: + x, Chapter 34, Miró, Vincent van Gogh, Magritte and among other great artists.

It exhibits photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe and beautiful and impressive modern sculptures.

Ticket prices

Adults pay USD 25, students and seniors over 65, USD 18. Children under 12 are free.

On Saturdays you can pay the amount you want.


The Guggenheim Museum is open every day except Thursdays and December 25.

On Saturdays it opens from 10:00 am to 7:45 pm. The closing time of the other days is at 5:45 pm.

Guided tours are between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.


The museum is at 1071 5th. Avenue, between 88th and 89th streets in Manhattan. You can take the subway (lines 4, 5 and 6) and stay at the 86 St.

Appreciate this walk through the facilities of this fabulous museum:

4. Museum of Modern Art (MoMa)

You will need at least two hours to fully tour the Museum of Modern Art, an exhibition with 375 works of modern and contemporary art collection and exceptional works by the most important artists in the world.

Some of the works you will see are the famous painting “The Starry Night”, by Vincent van Gogh or the well-known paintings that Andy Warhol made of Marilyn Monroe and the Campbell’s Soup can.

There are also “The young ladies of Avignon”, by Pablo Picasso; “The Sleeping Gypsy”, by Henri Rousseau; “The Lovers”, by René Magritte; “Gas”, by Edward Hoppe and “The Persistence of Memory”, by Dalí.

The place has the Sculpture Garden, photography, film, graphic and industrial design collections, temporary exhibitions and with its reopening, there will be live performances.

The Museum of Modern Art opened on November 7, 1929. It is now undergoing renovations, but will reopen on Monday, October 21, 2019.

Ticket prices

Adults, $25; students, $14; over 65, $18.


Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The rest of the days from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm.


It is at 11 West 53 Street in Midtown Manhattan.

Watch this video below that shows several works that this fantastic museum contains:

5. Brooklyn Museum of Art

With more than a century since its foundation, this museum is one of the most recognized art institutions in the world and with its 52 thousand m 2 , it is considered the second largest of its kind in the United States.

It is the third largest museum in New York with an annual visit of 500 thousand people.

It has more than a million pieces of collection from various cultures of the world, Egyptian, Asian, South American, North American and African remains. There are classical paintings and sculptures from the Renaissance and Humanism from Europe.

From the South American culture you will find works that describe the transformation of this part of the continent. From the Egyptian you will observe very well preserved artistic objects.

The Asian continent and its history are represented in Chinese, Japanese, Arabic and Islamic works of art. It preserves texts of great historical and cultural value from many parts of the world, works dedicated to Egyptology.

Ticket prices

Adults, $16; seniors and students, $10; children and teens under 19, $10.

Hours and address

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. On Saturdays, from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Brooklyn Museum of Art is at 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York, 11238. Subway lines 2 and 3 drop you off nearby.

6. The Frick Collection

Open since 1935, this museum is in the home of the American, Henry Clay Frick, an inveterate art lover and collector.

The house has 16 beautifully decorated rooms where you can see its library, the stairs, the garden, and of course, the pieces of art.

The place has an audio guide in Spanish. Entry to children under 10 years of age is restricted.

What parts does it have?

There are pictures and paintings by Goya, Rembrandt, Bellini and El Greco. Also many collectibles such as oriental rugs, Limoges enamels, among other pieces.

Ticket prices

Adults, $22; over 65 or with some type of reduced mobility, $17. Students pay $12.


It is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. On Sundays, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


The museum is at 1 East 70 Street, specifically between Madison and Fifth Avenue.

Watch this video below showing the different works of art that are in this museum:

7. Museum of Sex

This museum is one of the newest in New York (2002). It is not only about showing objects that allude to sex from simple eroticism. On the contrary, sex is seen from a cultural perspective and all its pieces highlight its history, evolution and importance.

What parts does it have?

The total collection of the also known as “MoSex” exceeds 20 thousand objects. They highlight photographs, magazines, works of art, inflatable dolls, costumes and other types of clothing. It has a conventional and multimedia library with which research is undertaken.

You will also find a sexual object shop and the famous inflatable house made only for adults, a place similar to the inflatable castles of parties and fairs.

Ticket prices

Those under 18 years of age will not be able to enter. Adults pay $17.50; students, $15.25.


It is open from Sunday to Thursday between 10:30 am and 10:00 pm; on Friday and Saturday, between 10:30 am and 11:00 pm.


Locate it at 233 Fifth Avenue and 27th Street, Manhattan.

Here is a video with a tour of this curious museum:

8. The Met Cloisters in New York

Branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the only one in the United States that exhibits pieces from the Middle Ages.

It is oriented to the architecture and art of the European Middle Ages, with 3 beautiful gardens that are also part of its attractions: Trie Cloisters, Bonnefont and Judy Black Garden.

It also has a store selling objects, a cafeteria open between April and October and a beautiful view of the Hudson River.

What attractions does the museum have?

In addition to works by Bonnefont, Trie and Saint-Guilhem, the museum has tapestries, paintings, sculptures, textiles, stained glass, metalwork, ribbed vaulting, carved figures depicting the coronation of the Virgin, and medieval items brought directly from four abbeys in France.

Ticket prices

Tickets are the same cost as those at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. You can access with the New York CityPASS and with the New York Pass.

Hours and location

It is open every day from March to October from 10:00 am; from November to February, between 10:00 am and 4:45 pm.

Locate it at 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, inside Fort Tryon Park.

Watch in the following video a tour from the entrance of this museum:

9. New York Hall of Science

A total of 400 objects related to physics, biology and chemistry are exhibited in the Hall of Science in New York, the museum with the largest collection of interactive objects in the “Big Apple”. Its structure is one of the few that has survived from the 1964 New York World’s Fair.

What attractions does the museum have?

His exhibitions are aimed at young students in the city. Some of these are World Of Microbes, Science and Technology Library, Science Playground, Technology Gallery and Nature Networks (connections).

Other equally interesting exhibitions are Preschool Place, Amateur Radio Station, the sensations of sound and Feedback Reaction.

Ticket prices

Children from 2 to 17 years old pay $11; over 62, $8.

Hours and location

The schedule varies according to the months of the year. Let’s see.

From April to June, he works Monday and Tuesday from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm; on Fridays, from 9:30 am (after 2:00 pm admission is free) to 5:00 pm; on Sundays, from 10:00 am (admission is free until 11:00 am) to 6:00 pm.

From July to August he works from Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. On Saturdays and Sundays, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

From September to March you work from Tuesday to Thursday from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm; on Fridays, from 9:30 am (free admission after 2:00 pm) to 5:00 pm; on Saturdays and Sundays they work from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Hours during vacation weeks are as follows: Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm; Saturdays and Sundays, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Locate it at 47-01 111th St New York.

Enjoy a brief tour of this museum below:

10. Whitney Museum of American Art

This museum exhibits more than 18,000 works of art that predominated in the United States in the 20th century. A building that became a reference for being an evolution in terms of modern architecture.

In the museum founded by sculpture and art collector Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, works by great little-known artists are on display.

Works on display

Collection paintings made by Edward Hopper, Jasper Johns, Georgia O’Keefe, among other great artists.


99 Gansevoort Street New York, NY 10014 (212) 570-3600.

Enjoy this tour of the interiors of this museum:

11. 9/11 Museum

Tribute to the almost 3,000 victims of the terrorist acts perpetrated at the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001.

Its intention is to show the remains of everything that had to do directly with the Twin Towers and how it changed the lives of many people.

What can be seen in the museum?

There are more than 10 thousand objects exhibited between photographs and archives that are shown in its two exhibitions: Historical Exhibition and Memorial Exhibition.

The first of these explains the chronological events of that day. In the Memorial Exhibition, a tribute is made to the victims with, among other things, a mural with photographs of them.

You will be able to observe the remains of burned ambulances, fire helmets, part of the pillars of the Twin Towers, destroyed telephone booths, an audiovisual of the terrorists and much more content.

Ticket prices

Adults pay $26; college students, over 65s and youth between 13 and 17, $20. Children between 7 and 12 pay $15. Children under 7 are free.

The last tickets are sold 2 hours before the museum closes.


From Sunday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, with a pass until 6 pm. Friday and Saturday, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm with a pass until 7:00 pm.


Underground area of ​​the 9/11 Memorial.

See in the following video a tour of the facilities of this historic museum:

12. Immigration Museum

Museum on Ellis Island that has been in operation since 1990 where it was the station (1982-1954) through which immigrants arrived in the United States.

It is a building where the pertinent procedures for the entry of thousands of foreigners were carried out, with a hospital to treat sick immigrants and to isolate those with contagious pathologies.

There, families were intercepted and separated for the sole reason that the immigrants were considered unwanted.

What can be seen in this museum?

You will see through 30 galleries what the immigrants had to live through, including photographs of the overcrowded boats in which they traveled. Personal objects, letters and photographs are also on display.

For 5 dollars you can search the registry for a person who has passed through the now Immigration Museum.

Ticket prices

Adults, $18.50; Seniors 62 and older, $14. Children ages 4-12 are $12. Admission is free with the New York Pass.


Every day of the year, except December 25. Ferries to the island leave every 40 minutes from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. First they make a stop at the Statue of Liberty.


The museum is in New York, in the lower part of the port of this city, on Ellis Island.

13. Neighborhood Museum

Museum created to dignify Latin culture, especially Puerto Rican culture.

What can be seen in the museum?

You will be able to see 800 years of Latin and Caribbean art in more than 6,500 pieces exhibited in four themed galleries, which include photographs, sculptures, handicrafts, literary and cinematographic films, as well as pre-Columbian artifacts.

The museum also has an art deco theater, a cafe and a souvenir shop.

Ticket prices

Adults, $9; retirees and students, $5. Children under 12 are free.


Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm; on Saturdays, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm.


The museum is at 1230 Fifth Avenue, specifically on the Museum Mile.

14. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Exceptional floating military museum that annually adds a million visits. It has been operating since 1982 on an aircraft carrier that participated in World War II, the Cold War and the Vietnam War.

What types of objects can be seen in this museum?

Visitors can see how weapons and technology are used as a function of warfare.

It has 27 aircraft, two of them the fastest commercial aircraft and the fastest military aircraft in the world. You will have the privilege of seeing the first of the spaceships: the Enterprise.

Other equipment on display includes submarines, helicopters and space shuttles.

A 4-D film with pilot stories is projected in one of the four simulators to which you will have access and which you can command as if you were a pilot.

All of the submarines and military aircraft on display were in combat.

You can spend the night at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

Ticket prices

Adults and children between 5 and 12 years old, $33 and $24, respectively.


Between April 1 and October 31, it is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; On Saturdays and Sundays he works from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Open Monday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm between November 1 and March 31.


Pier 86, at 46th Street Pier 86, W 46th St, New York, 10036.

See various shots of this interesting museum:

15. New York Police Museum

The museum shows the trajectory of the New York police since its founding in 1999. Although its facilities are not that big, the exhibits are very attractive and interesting.

What kind of objects does it display?

You will be able to see the insignia and uniforms of New York police officers through time, photographs, vehicles (including those used during prohibition) and weapons used by criminals in television series (Al Capone’s is one of them).

In one of its floors you will see the objects of the policemen who lost their lives in the terrorist acts of September 11, 2001: melted weapons, videos and photographs that illustrate what happened that day.

You will also observe a collection of weapons and you will be able to have a police experience with the agents, so that you know the dangers to which they are exposed.

Ticket prices

Adults, $8; adults over 60, students and children over 2 years old, $5. Children under 2 years old are free.


From Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; on Sundays, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm.


Locate it at 45 Wall Street, New York 10005.

16. New York Historical Society

In this museum you will learn about the history and culture of New York through 1,600,000 exhibits for adults and children.

What objects does it have?

You’ll be able to see ancient artifacts such as arrowheads dating back to the 16th century, the door of the first of the fire trucks that arrived at Ground Zero on September 11, 2001, and a model of Lincoln’s head.

There are documents, photographs, sculptures, paintings and other records of the city’s evolution.

You’ll also see the 435 surviving watercolors from Audubon for Birds of America, the Tiffany lamp exhibit, and more.

Ticket prices

Adults and children, $20 and $6, respectively. Admission will be free with the Sightseeing Pass.


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. On Fridays, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. On Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


It is very close to the American Museum of Natural History, at 170 Central Park West at 77th Street New York, 10024, United States.

See various shots of this interesting museum:

17. New York Transit Museum

One of the most interesting museums in New York that shows what the city was like in the 19th century. It opened for the first time on July 4, 1976 to expose the versatility in its means of transportation.

What objects does the museum show?

You will see the history of New York transportation through trains, locomotives, wagons, old buses, models and tickets. You will also find the beginnings of the construction of the city’s subway, including data on the workers and the execution time.

Ticket prices

Adults, $10; over 62, $5; children from 2 years old and youth up to 17 years old, $5.


Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On Monday and holidays it is closed.


Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street Brooklyn Heights.

Here I leave you a video with the images of the facilities of this museum:

18. Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Museum dedicated to Jewish culture and the Holocaust. The horrors suffered by the Jews during the great massacre perpetrated by the Nazis before and during World War II are described.

There are the remains of what was the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz.

What attractions does it have?

The museum has more than 25 thousand articles that expose the history of the Jews and the annihilation of millions of them in the Holocaust, one of the greatest horrors that the human species has experienced.

You will see films, documentaries, photographs and objects related to those events.

The exhibition is chronologically separated as follows: the war against the Jews, the life of the Jews and the Jews of the renewal. You can also see testimonials from some refugees and survivors.

The museum will present a traveling exhibition about the Auschwitz Nazi camp between May 2019 and January 2020.

Ticket prices

Adults, $16; seniors or disabled, $12; students, $10.


Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, from 10 am to 9 pm. On Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, closed.


At 36 Battery Pl New York, NY 10280

Appreciate below several of the things that are on display in this museum:

19. Francis Tavern Museum

The structure of this museum is a replica of the tavern where George Washington and the soldiers responsible for achieving US independence met.

On the second floor you will observe the historical material exhibited in its nine galleries.

The tavern was one of many cannon targets fired by the English during the war in 1175.

You can request a guided tour of the museum with the value of the ticket.

What does the museum have?

More than 3,000 objects make up the total number of pieces in the museum, such as paintings and documents that recall the days of the American Revolution and the first years of the United States as an independent country.

On the first floor there is a restaurant that gives a sample of the tavern of those years, where you can taste more than 300 varieties of craft beers or any of the 200 whiskeys that appear on the menu.

Ticket prices

Adults, $7; Seniors 65 and older and students ages 6-18, $4; children under 5 years enter free.


Open Monday through Friday from 12 noon to 5:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. He doesn’t work on Thanksgiving Day.


Locate it at 54 Pearl Street, Manhattan. Floor 2.

Watch in the following video a short tour of the interior of this museum:

20. Queens Museum of Art

More than 10 thousand items of great historical value for New York are exhibited in the modern Queens Museum of Art, a building built for the first fair held in New York in 1939.

What pieces does the museum have?

Here you will see the Tiffany glass collection and the model of the city of New York with its 895 thousand pieces, which is the main attraction of the museum and the best architectural model in the world.

You will also find more than 6,000 historical items that were exhibited at the 1939 and 1964 fairs, both held in the city.

Price of admission

The price to enter is suggested. It is estimated at $8.


Wednesday to Sunday from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm. Closed July 4, Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1.


Headquarters are at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens, NY718 592 9700.

See below a small tour of the exhibits in this museum:

21. The Museum of Mathematics

Museum for the whole family with special attention to children and young students, where it is explained pedagogically how mathematical structures surround the existence of the human being.

What kind of attractions does the museum have?

The Museum of Mathematics has Ball bot, a robot designed to obey an order and shoot a ball, based on mathematical calculations.

You will be able to put together metal puzzles, ride the children on the famous tricycles with square wheels or sit them on the Magis Spun Chair, fun chairs with a pointed base that will make them move and have fun.

Ticket prices

Adults, $15; students, youth 18 and older, and seniors 65 and older, $9.


It opens from Monday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.


It is at 11 East 26th Street, Manhattan.

Appreciate in the following video various activities and exhibitions offered by this museum:

22. Museum of the Institute of Fashion Technology

Since 1969, it has exhibited a wonderful collection of haute couture fashion and the most renowned designers, as well as the evolution of fashion.

What kind of attractions does it have?

You will see types of outfits, some in their different versions such as footwear from other times, corsets, dresses with tontillo and numerous pieces that made up the costumes of the 19th and 20th centuries.

You can also admire garments made by Dior, Chanel, Yves Saint Lauren, Galiano and other great designers.

Two of the most historically valuable garments are a French-style dress from between 1771 and 1760 and a red silk damask dress made in France in 1775.

You will also see a tea dress made by Mariano Fortuny.

Ticket prices

Admission is free.


From Tuesday to Friday from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Locate it very close to Madison Square Garden and the Empire State Building, specifically on 7th, on the corner of 27th Street.

23. National Museum of the American Indian

Museum founded by a law of the United States Congress in 1989. There you will learn about the life, language and traditions of the indigenous peoples of the American continent.

Pieces and other attractions

It has more than a million pieces of all kinds of everyday objects and the crafts they made.

It is a very educational visit where you will learn about the system of social organization used by the Indians, what their clothing, vessels, necklaces, rites, Mayan censers and much more were like.

You can hold craft workshops, see concerts and listen to children’s stories.


He works every day from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission is free.


Ellis Island, near the Statue of Liberty, specifically at the Skyscraper Museum, Wall Street.

Take a look below at several of the many exhibits this museum has to offer:

24. Skyscraper Museum or Skyscraper Museum

Opened in 1997 and until now the only museum of its kind. There you will see permanent and temporary exhibitions.

The first are about the construction of the tallest buildings in the world. The temporary exhibitions deal with themes about skyscrapers in particular, architectural ensembles and architects.

Price of admission

The price for adults is $5, with discounts for seniors and students. Access is free with the New York Pass.


He works from 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm.


It is close to the National Museum of the American Indian, World Trade Center, Wall Street.

Enjoy this tour of the exhibits that this museum offers:

25. Museum of the Moving Image

Museum opened in 1977 in the former headquarters of Paramount Pictures. It is a must for those who like to know about cinema, television and other audiovisual media. You will learn about the history and techniques used in this type of media, in permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Types of pieces and other attractions

There are 130,000 objects between stages of production, promotional materials, magazines, costumes and furniture for movie theaters.

You could participate or witness debates between professionals about, for example, which are the most classic movies of all time.

Ticket prices

Adults pay $12; over 65s, children and students, have discounts.


Wednesday, Thursday and holidays, from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm. On Fridays, from 10:30 am (admission is free from 6:00 pm) to 8:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday, from 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


It is at 36-01 35 Avenue, very close to the New York Hall of Science.

Here is a short video that records the dynamic facilities that this museum has:

What museums to visit in New York?

All the museums on this list are almost a must-see on your visit to New York. However, you cannot miss the following:

  • Ellis Island Museum
  • New York Hall of Science
  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • Brooklyn Museum of New York
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMa)
  • Museum of New York Crossword
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Whitney Museum of American Art

How much does admission to MoMA cost?

Adults pay $25; over 65, $18; students, $14; Children under 16 enter free.

When is MoMA New York free?

Take advantage and enter MoMa New York for free on Fridays, between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm. With the New York Pass you will have free access to its facilities.

What is the New York Pass?

The New York Pass is a tourist pass that can be physical (by email or pick it up once you are in New York) or virtual (download it by phone).

It will be used to visit more than 100 attractions in the city at no additional cost without queuing.

The New York Pass also includes the payment of the ticket in public transport units and discounts in shops and restaurants.

You can choose the number of days you will be in New York and pay the corresponding amount with the due discount. For more information click here .

What is the Museum of A Night at the Museum?

If you want to be on the museum premises where the movie A Night at the Museum was filmed, you must go to the American Museum of Natural History.

We have presented you with a complete selection, varied and full of a lot of entertainment. So now you know which are the 25 best museums in New York. We would like to know your opinion and we invite you to share this article with your friends on social networks.


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