American Museum of Natural History
American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific
and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced
its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about
human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging
program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is
renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field
guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.
Broadway Theatre District
The stretch of Broadway known as “The Great White Way” runs through the midtown theater district where millions of people come every year to see classic Broadway theater performances as well as a variety of brand new shows introduced every season. Even if you don’t choose to see a show, a stroll through Broadway’s bright lights and bustling activity proves entertaining enough.
Spanning 843 acres in the heart of
Manhattan, Central Park is one of the world's greatest urban oases,
encompassing a diverse landscape of rolling fields, walking trails and tranquil
bodies of water. Designed in the mid-19th century by Frederick Law Olmsted and
Calvert Vaux, Central Park today is the centerpiece of the City's public parks
system. Among its landmarks are Wollman Rink,
the Central Park Zoo,
and the Friedsam Memorial Carousel, great for kids of all ages. Sheep Meadow
and the Great Lawn offer sprawling expanses where visitors can relax and enjoy
the outdoors. In the summer, the Great Lawn plays host to free shows courtesy
of The Metropolitan Opera and the New York Philharmonic, while the Delacorte
Theater is the location for Shakespeare in the Park.
Cooper Hewitt Museum of Design
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design
Museum, Smithsonian Institution is the only museum in the nation devoted
exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The Museum presents compelling
perspectives on the impact of design on daily life through active educational
and curatorial programming. It is the mission of Cooper-Hewitt’s staff and
Board of Trustees to advance the public understanding of design across the twenty-four
centuries of human creativity represented by the Museum’s collection.
Empire State Building
Iconic NYC skyscraper which
soars more than 1/4 of a mile into the air. The open–air observatory is on the
86th Floor, 1,050 feet in the air. Quite simply one of the most
spectacular views in the world
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest
and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of
art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the
present and from every part of the globe. Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan
Museum is located in New York City's Central Park along Fifth Avenue (from 80th
to 84th Streets). Nearly five million people visit the Museum each year.
Museum of Modern Art
Founded in 1929 as an
educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is one of the foremost
museums of modern art in the world. Central to The Museum of Modern Art's
mission is the encouragement of an ever-deeper understanding and enjoyment of
modern and contemporary art by the diverse local, national, and international
audiences that it serves.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (often referred to as
"The Guggenheim") is a well-known museum located on the Upper East Side. It is the permanent home to a renowned collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern, and contemporary art and also features special exhibitions throughout the year.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, it is one of the 20th century's most important
architectural landmarks. The museum opened on October 21, 1959, and was the
second museum opened by the Solomon R.
The Frick Collection
The Frick is one of the
preeminent small art museums in the United States, with a very high-quality
collection of old master paintings and fine furniture housed in 16 galleries
within the formerly occupied residential mansion of Henry Clay Frick, and in
fact, the paintings in many galleries are still arranged according to Frick's