Top 10 Museums in New York City NYC

Are You Looking for New York City (Nyc) Museums, So You are at right place. You will love to Visit these Beautiful Places. There are lot’s of museums in the New York City but Here We Discuss the Top 10 Best. New York is known for its world-class museums and museum-goer culture. Its museums are home to a wide variety of art, history, education, and culture so there’s bound to be a museum you’ll enjoy. Let’s Discuss the Topic

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1. American Museum of Natural History (AMNH)

The American Museum of Natural History also names a (AMNH). It was Established in 1869 and located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan,New York City. It is one of the largest museums in the world. The museum collections contain over 32 million specimens of plants, humans, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, and human cultural artifacts. Annually Visitors of this museum are 5,000,000.

You can see the below view of American museum at the east entrance from Central Park West.

American Museum of Natural History

You Want to see the internal view of this museum you can see in the below screen shot hall of saurischian dinosaurs Dynamic lead slide


2. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Was established in 1964. It is a best Design museum located in the Upper East Side’s Museum Mile in Manhattan,New York City. It is one of nineteen museums that fall under the wing of the Smithsonian Institution. Its collections and exhibitions explore approximately 240 years of design aesthetic and creativity.

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

3. Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, also named as Met Was established in 13 April 1870. It is located in New York City and is the largest art museum in the United States, and among the most visited art museums in the world.

Metropolitan Museum has the native rank 1st and got the global rank 4th. The annually visitors of this museum are 5.24 million.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

4. Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Ellis Island Museum was established in 1900 and Located in Upper, New York Bay. In 1990 Ellis Island was renovated and transformed into a museum dedicated to educating visitors about the immigrant experience.

See the Below Picture East side of this museum

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

5. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Museum of Modern Art Was established in 7 November 1929 and also named as MoMA. The Museum Located  in Midtown Manhattan in New York City.

The MoMA has been called the most influential modern art museum in the world and its contemporary space and design make it an artist’s sanctuary. The Museum has the 3.1 million visitor in 2013 and got 13th rank globally.

Museum of Modern Art

6. Lower East Side Tenement Museum

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is located at 97 Orchard Street in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The museum, which includes a visitors’ center down the block, promotes tolerance and historical perspective on the immigrant experience.

The Tenement Museum was founded in 1988 by Ruth J. Abram and Anita Jacobson. The Museum’s key property, the tenement at 97 Orchard Street, was designated a National Historic Landmark on April 19, 1994.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

7. Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum also know by its name  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum located in  1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

The Guggenheim Museum, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is best known for its spiral structure and unique museum layout. The Museum has the 51st rank globally and got 1,199,123 visitors in 2013.

Guggenheim Museum

8. Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the moving image was established in 10 September 1988 and located in 35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria, Queens, New York City. The Museum of the Moving Image focuses on film, television and digital media. The museum began a $67 million expansion in March 2008 and reopened in January 2011. The expansion was designed by architect Thomas Leeser.

Museum of the Moving Image

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Museum of the Moving Image

9. Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum of American Art  is known informally as the “Whitney”. It is an art museum located in Manhattan. It was founded in 1931 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney.

The Whitney Museum focuses on 20th and 21st century American art. Its permanent collection comprises more than 21,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, films, videos, and artifacts of new media by more than 3,000 artists. The Museum got the 350,000 Visitors in 2013.

Whitney Museum of American Art

10. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a military and maritime history museum with a collection of museum ships in New York City. It is located at Pier 86 at 46th Street in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood on the West Side of Manhattan, New York.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum was founded in 1982. The museum closed in 2006 for a two-year renovation of the Intrepid and facilities.

Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum

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I recommend that you plan to visit no more than two museums in one day — and really one museum is usually more than a enough daily.

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