New York City Travel Guide -

New York City Museums of Science, History, Culture & Arts

There is something for everyone in the Big Apple, from a real aircraft carrier museum the Intrepid to the smaller more intimate 19th Century Frick Collection all the way up to the Grand Daddy of all New York museums the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Spend a little time on this section of the site and you can make your next visit a memorable one.

NYC Museums

Map of New York City Museums
 Browse over 95 NYC Museums.

NYC Museums

Visitors Guide to the Museum Mile
 Upper East Side is home to nine of the best USA museums.

NYC Museums

Museum Free Days with Locations Map
 Learn the where & when to save on your museum visit.

NYC Museums

Bronx Museum of the Arts Events
 View a monthly list of Museum sponsored events.

NYC Museums

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
 Staten Island museum of Tibetan and Himalayan art and culture.

Featured NYC Museums

Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Museum of Modern Art


Ground Zero Museum Workshop

New York City Museums, Arts and Cultural Choices

Alice Austen House Museum & Garden
American Folk Art Museum
American Museum of Natural History
Asia Society and Museum
Avery Fisher Hall
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation Park
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Brooklyn Museum
Central Park Conservancy
Central Park Zoo
Children's Museum of Manhattan
Children's Museum of the Arts
China Institute Gallery
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
Dia Art Foundation
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
El Museo del Barrio
Fisher Landau Center for Art
Forbes Magazine Galleries
Fraunces Tavern & Museum
Frick Collection
Green-Wood Cemetery
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Harbor Defense Museum
International Center of Photography
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Japan Society Gallery
Jewish Children's Museum
John A. Noble Museum for Maritime History
King Manor Museum
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Louis Armstrong House Museum
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Maritime Industry Museum at Univ of NY
Merchant's House Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Metropolitan Opera House
Morgan Library & Museum
Morris-Jumel Mansion & Museum
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
Museum at Eldridge Street
Museum for African Art

Museum Mile
Museum of Arts and Design
Museum of Biblical Art / American Bible Society
Museum of Chinese in the Americas
Museum of FIT
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Museum of Mathematics
Museum of Modern Art
Museum of Sex
Museum of the City of New York
Museum of the Moving Image
National Academy of Design Museum/School of Fine Arts
National Museum of the American Indian
National September 11 Memorial Museum
Neue Galerie New York
New Museum of Contemporary Art
New York Aquarium
New York City Fire Museum
New York City Opera

Museums | Kids Attractions | Landmarks Other Boroughs' Attractions | Architecture-Buildings

Museum Events-Exhibits

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456
phone: 718-681-6000

Saturday, November 1, 9:00am to 2:30pm
Fall Art Collection Walking Tour

Join us at the Museum's Fall Benefit for a unique opportunity to tour private art collections at five stunning homes.

A light breakfast will kick off the day, followed by a walking tour of the collections of some of Greenwich Village and NoHo’s most renowned art collectors. The collection hosts, who will be welcoming and guiding each tour, include: Frederieke Taylor, Joel and Zöe Dictrow, Greg Miller and Michael Wiener, Ann Hatch, and Hilary and Peter Hatch. The tour will be followed by an optional lunch and viewing of the collection of James Cottrell and Joe Lovett.

Purchase tickets online at  or by contacting Allison Grandy at (718) 681-6000 x174 or by email. RSVP required.
Wednesday, November 5, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
1040 Lounge: Coquito Masters Bronx Qualifier

Kick off the holiday season with a trip on The Bronx Trolley and a free coquito tasting. As part of the 12th Annual Coquito Masters competition, contestants bring in their version of coquito, a traditional Puerto Rican holiday drink reminiscent of eggnog, and you become the judge to see who goes on to the New York finals! Presented by the Bronx Museum’s Community Advisory Council and the International Coquito Tasting Federation.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
Friday, November 7, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
First Fridays! In Collaboration with Carnegie Hall's Neighborhood Concerts

Manuel Valera, Grammy-nominated composer and jazz pianist known for his distinctive Havana sound, is joined by the charismatic Argentinian singer-songwriter Sofía Rei. The program includes Martí en Nueva York, an eight-part song cycle composed by Valera and based on the poems of Cuban writer José Martí. Produced in collaboration with Carnegie Hall's Neighborhood Concerts.

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
Saturday, November 8, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Back in the Bronx

Featuring Avery Corman

Avery Corman, author of the novels Kramer vs. Kramer and The Old Neighborhood, joins us for the next program in our Back in the Bronx series. Corman will share stories and anecdotes, and will screen his film My Old Neighborhood Remembered: A Memoir, detailing his experience growing up in the Bronx. Lunch by David Greco’s Arthur Avenue Caterers is included with your reservation.

Reservations are Required, Advanced Tickets Recommended. Free admission for Bronx Museum members; $10 lunch for non-members.

To purchase your tickets today, visit WWW.BRONXMUSEUM.ORG  or contact the Bronx Museum’s Public Programs Department by phone at 718-681-6000 x131 or email at
Friday, November 14, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Bronx Stories

Bronx Stories aims to challenge stereotypes about the Bronx and provide a platform for voices from the community while encouraging deeper engagement with the arts. For this edition of Bronx Stories, Caridad de la Luz will host an evening showcasing the musical talents of several eclectic performers. Welcoming storytellers, poets, and musicians, the event culminates with an open-mic portion during which audience members perform their own short stories, poems, or songs.

Featuring: Desmar Guevara Santiago, Jorge Castro, and Gabriel “Gabo” Lugo
Hosted by Caridad de la Luz

Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
Friday, November 14 to Thursday, January 15
The Bronx Museum Holiday Pop-Up Shop

During our Bronx Stories event, the Museum will also launch a holiday pop-up shop in collaboration with Puerto Rican fair trade retailer, Concalma The Store, featuring accessories, t-shirts, books, organic coffee, and home goods, as well as Concalma’s iconic handbags. Don’t miss the chance to purchase unique, fair trade gifts for your friends and family.

The pop-up shop offers a unique opportunity for shopping fair trade Puerto Rican designer goods this holiday season.
Submit Your Event

Featured NYC Museum

Ground Zero Museum Workshop ToursGround Zero Museum Workshop
Images & Artifacts from the Recovery
by Gary Marlon Suson, the Official
Photographer at Ground Zero
"RARE PHOTOS" - The New York Times
Open Monday-Sunday; Daily Tours
420 West 14th Street, Floor 2
New York City, New York 10014
Tickets: Call Zerve (212) 209-3370
The museum features stunning images, artifacts and video from the Recovery at Ground Zero.

See our NYC Art Galleries & Exhibits.

In our 13th year, we welcome your feedback at
A member of the Must See Destinations network
© Must See New York 2002-2014