Dinosaur bones on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City
The Museums You'll Want To Visit On A Trip To New York City
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, or the MET, is the largest and most visited art museum in the United States, with works by Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Caravaggio, Vermeer, Van Gogh, and Monet. It’s also known for its annual MET Gala fundraiser is the most prestigious event for designers, where invite-only attendees wear elaborate, wearable art.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum of Modern Art, or MoMA, houses hundreds of thousands of pieces of modern art, including Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night," and works by Picasso, Dali, and Warhol. The museum is located just a few blocks from Central Park and is surrounded on all sides by hotels, restaurants, bars, and unique NYC attractions.
Museum of Modern Art
Across the East River in Queens is the MoMA PS1, a unique venue that showcases new art from thoughtful and sometimes controversial artists using many different mediums. Exhibits have included guerilla art that transforms plant life found in between city buildings, textiles, performative art, and large-scale paintings that work together to tell a story.
The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum displays information about the infamous terrorist attack and also explores how the tragedy has impacted the country even today. The bases of the Twin Towers have now been turned into large reflecting pools, and act as a somber reminder of everything lost that day.
9/11 Memorial & Museum
The Museum of Jewish Heritage focuses on education about Jewish culture and exhibits dive into what life was like before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Jewish Museum focuses on the impact that Jewish people have had on culture and art, and its gorgeous exhibits showcase how diverse and creative the history of Jewish art is.
The Jewish Museum(s)