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- American Museum of Natural History
One of the world's preeminent scientific and educational institutions. Home to many of the nation's leading scientists, the American Museum of Natural History continues to build on a distinguished tradition of advanced research, seeking to identify and describe the earth and its myriad life forms, and to share the results of this work with a broad public. Museum scientists are retracing the history of life, exploring the development and relationships of different groups of animals, documenting changes in the environment, and describing the achievements of human cultures -- expanding our understanding of who we are, where we come from, and where we may be headed.
- Brooklyn Museum
The second largest art museum in the State of New York and one of the largest in the country. One of the premier art institutions in the world, its permanent collection includes more than one and a half million objects, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represents almost every culture. It is housed in a 450,000 square foot Beaux-Arts building designed at the end of the 19th-century.
- Brooklyn Trolley Museum
- Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
The National Design Museum was founded in 1897 by the granddaughters of industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper as the Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration in lower Manhattan. In 1976 the Museum opened as a branch of the Smithsonian Institution in the landmark Andrew Carnegie Mansion.
- Guggenheim Museum
Encompassing the activities of the four affiliated museums that make the Guggenheim a truly international institution, this site represents the latest manifestation of Solomon R. Guggenheim's original intentions in creating a foundation for "the promotion and encouragement and education in art and the enlightenment of the public."
- Intrepid Sea-Air-Space-Museum
Only 6 blocks from midtown Manhattan, take a trip into the past, present and future with the National Historic Landmark, INTREPID SEA-AIR-SPACE MUSEUM. This veteran World War II aircraft carrier is a museum not only for World War II nostalgia and memorabilia, but also serves as a museum for early aviation, undersea and space exploration exhibits.
- Museum New York
A bi-monthly magazine whose editorial mission is to better inform New York City residents and visitors about the variety, depth, and excitement of our city's eighty-plus museums. With feature articles, short takes, subject-oriented departments, comprehensive listings, complimentary museum tickets, and a special section for families, MUSEUMS NEW YORK explores exhibits, collections, events, news and issues in a depth unmatched by other periodicals.
- Museum New York
- Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
The official site for MOMA
- Museum of the City of New York
A non-profit, private educational organization established in 1923 to collect, preserve and present original cultural materials related to the history of New York City. Situated on Manhattan's Museum Mile, at Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street, the Museum continues to fulfill its original mission with a wide range of exhibits, educational programs and six curatorial departments.
- New York Hall of Science
The New York Hall of Science offers hands-on, interactive science exhibits that provide a unique and fun learning experience for both children and adults - and we are growing! Our new expansion includes a 48-foot tall entrance rotunda, a new dining pavilion, and a 300-seat auditorium primed for lectures, films and other audio-visual presentations.
- New York Transit Museum
- Nicholas Roerich Museum
Nicholas Roerich Museum is a major center for the exhibition of paintings by Nicholas Roerich, and makes available many reproductions of his art and numerous books about his life and work.
- NYU/NYC: Libraries and Academic Resources
- The Jewish Museum, New York City
The Jewish Museum is dedicated to presenting the remarkable scope and diversity of Jewish culture. Visitors to the Museum enjoy an art experience which captures 4,000 years of history. Located on New York City's Museum Mile, the Museum provides a unique source of insight and inspiration for all people.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the largest and finest art museums in the world. Its collections include more than two million works of art -- several hundred thousand of which are on view at any given time -- spanning more than 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present.
- The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Exhibition calendar and directions to the museum.
- The Museum of Television and Radio
A unique institution with a responsibility to the public to collect and make available the finest collection of programs and promote a greater appreciation of its artistic value, social impact, and historic importance.
- The National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans. Established by an Act of Congress in 1989, the museum works in collaboration with the Native peoples of the Western Hemisphere to protect and foster their cultures by reaffirming traditions and beliefs, encouraging contemporary artistic expression, and empowering the Indian voice.
- The New York Transit Museum
"The entire museum is a time machine, a vehicle that transports the viewer through a hundred years - and 700 miles - of the social and design history that has unfolded beneath the city streets... a spectacular celebration of urban infrastructure." Herbert Mucshamp, Architectural Critic, The New York Times.
- The South Street Seaport Museum
For almost 200 years, New York City was this country's leading port. The South Street Seaport Museum, founded in 1967, occupies the site of the original port in lower Manhattan. This eleven-square-block historic district of stone-paved streets and eighteenth- and nineteenth-century buildings takes its name from the renowned "Street of Ships," and is now home to the museum's fleet of historic vessels. The museum's mission - embodied in exhibitions, living history demonstrations, education programs for children and adults, and sail training programs - is to trace the history of the port and its commercial and cultural impact on the city, the state, and the nation.
- The Ukrainian Museum
Collections in three areas: folk art, fine arts, and photographic/documentary. The Ukrainian museum is committed to the preservation and propagation of Ukrainian culture.
- Whitney Museum of American Art
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