Art Museums in New York City

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Art Museums in New York City

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  • RedStar
    Memphis, TN88 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Buy tickets online for quicker entry. So much to see with beautiful paintings and artifacts! Make sure you have at least a couple of hours but really need more to see most of everything.
    Written June 13, 2024
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  • Kate L
    San Jose, CA34 contributions
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    MoMA is a masterpiece! The exhibits are captivating, the layout is easy to navigate, and the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. A must-visit for art enthusiasts!
    Written May 24, 2024
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  • Eva L
    Marlboro, NJ155 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Met Cloisters is a hidden gem located in a picturesque setting over the Hudson. Easy to get to by car, it contains treasures from medieval Europe and the story of how they were obtained is fascinating as well. It's a great way to spend a few hours away from it all.
    Written June 4, 2024
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  • brienanni
    Kita, Mali247 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is an amazing collection, three magnificent Vermeer's kick off the visit, intimately displayed in room of their own. You can visit the whole museum in 1-2 hours, so you don't get overfed with art. I actually enjoyed this more than the big ones.
    Written February 17, 2024
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  • RonL40
    Utica, NY3,585 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very easy wayfinding and fun art in the elevators! We started out, as we often do, on the top floor of a museum. Here it's the seventh and beyond the interesting art inside there's a great terrace view of the city with several interesting sculptures to see. The hit of our visit was the large Edward Hopper (one of our favorites) selection from the permanent collection on view. Wonderful museum that offers something new every time we visit.
    Written February 12, 2024
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  • Marion F
    New York City, NY298 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was my first time here. I would walk by occasionally and recently decided to go.
    Focused primarily on art/artist from smaller Asian countries like Tibet and the Himalayas it is 6 floors covering periods from BCE to 2023.
    Very interactive it is a must visit for anyone interested in art from those regions.
    The last open day to the public is October 2024, so hurry, You need about 2 hours to really see everything and they are open til 10pm every friday
    Written June 1, 2024
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  • Joseph S
    Old Saybrook, CT49 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I was rushed and only got to swing around the gift shop and lobby area. But what a lobby. Playing temporary host to the fabled Waldorf Astoria clock, a miniature village and train set under a dome. Coffee area as you enter the gift shop and a full scale restaurant across the hall. As a lover of New York history, I'd like to return for the Lost New York exhibit which is there until September 2024 and to see what I hear is a world-class collection of Tiffany lamps.
    Written May 27, 2024
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  • VeryPickySuburbanMom
    Southborough, MA20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited on Sunday for the Klimt Exhibit without a reservation and had a very pleasant experience. We waited in a relatively short line outside. Many visitors were entering the relatively small foyer: those with museum reservations, walk-ins like us and others there to dine at the Cafe. There were security people and other staff to guide the process smoothly. Unlike some of the recent reviewers, everyone we encountered was polite and helpful. We went thru a metal detector and had our bags checked but appreciated the security in this day and age. If you are a fan of Gustav Klimt and unable to go to Vienna, highly recommend the Klimt Exhibit. It was well-organized and fascinating. A security employee did ask that visitors who were finished viewing the art move on to make room for others who were waiting but she was not rude about it; there were people "just hanging out" chatting or looking at their cell phones. We spent about an hour between the Klimt Exhibit on the 3rd floor and the exhibits on the 2nd floor. Just to be able to spend some time with the golden portrait of Adele, with her incredible story, is worth the price of admission to me. But of course, art and the museum experience are subjective so if you are measuring by number of works or square foot per dollar, the Neue may not be for you.
    Written April 22, 2024
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  • Rich B
    Allen, TX325 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    I visited the Guggenheim today. I started on floor six and worked my way down. The most positive thing I can say is that it was definitely not my cup of tea. I thought most of the displayed “pieces of art” were depressing…which I guess was the point. Getting a cab outside the museum was quite easy.
    Written March 9, 2024
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  • Kittygal 🇺🇦 🌻
    Los Angeles, CA8,783 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This splendid collection of design exhibits is housed in the old Carnegie mansion on the Upper East Side. There is a permanent collection of design examples as well as special installations.

    On my recent visit, I saw a retrospective of how signage has evolved, as well as a collection chronicling noted set designer Es Devlin's creative process.

    A docent-led tour of the Carnegie mansion rooms was also included in admission the day I was there. The beautiful old rooms are carefully tended to, and harken back to the gilded age of NYC.

    It's a popular spot for school groups and design aficionados. If you like design or stately homes (or both!), do stop by!
    Written May 27, 2024
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  • rock0001
    Singapore, Singapore48 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great fun with art workshop with artist. Also make sure you visit the restaurant at the top. The crab sandwiches and chicken sandwiches are both very nice.
    You get to overlook the central park when enjoying the meal before checking out the artworks
    Written June 5, 2024
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  • Hugh
    South Ozone Park, NY1,270 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I discovered the work of Nicholas Roerich in Riga Latvia and was surprised that New York had a museum of his work. It is located on 107 St a short walk from St John the Divine. it is housed in a lovely townhouse off Riverside Drive. It is not only chock full of Roerich's paintings but also will give one an appreciation of his inspiration and commitment to world peace. His paintings are spiritual as well as beautiful. For New Yorkers, this is a treasure you perhaps never knew about and will be thrilled to add to your list of unique NY experiences.
    Written January 18, 2024
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  • diegofv85
    Colombia123 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you like audio video interactions with a focus on senses , this museum is for you, it takes minimum one hour to see all the rooms .
    Written May 19, 2024
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  • Josh D
    New York City, NY851 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I have heard the phrase poster child a few times but I don’t know what it means!! My sister is one of them people who uses social media all the time!! I think she’s the posting child in our family!! That was a good joke for you to get you in a better mood!! I went here a few weeks ago because I’ve been looking for novelty museums and this is one!! I saw a bunch of travel posters and movie posters and also environmental posters and I enjoyed it!!
    Written May 24, 2024
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  • dcolins
    London, UK108 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I'd seen the work of these people in the South of France in the extremely exciting setting of a stone mine! The old Emigrants Industrial Savings Bank is the venue here: also fascinating, even the old tellers' windows still line the walls. The Chagall and Kandinsky displays were beautiful and moving. We experienced them on the main floor, but on the lower floor I think the feeling is better, the space is much more iopen. While you're there don't miss the vault! You can see what was the bank's old safe door with its many locks , and the experience ijn the small mirrored room is really phenomenal, a wonderful coda to the display.
    Written November 20, 2023
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