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Things to See in New York City

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Ask New Yorkers about their feelings for their city, and they will often respond, “There’s just one New York.” By that they mean: one city so full of museums (more than 40 major ones); historical sites; world-famous institutions; parks; zoos; universi...  Read more >

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Star Rating Name Type
3 star rating 9/11 Memorial and Museum Attraction
2 star rating A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours Tour
1 star rating Abyssinian Baptist Church Religious Site
1 star rating African Burial Ground Landmark
1 star rating Alexander and Bonin Gallery
1 star rating American Folk Art Museum Museum
3 star rating American Museum of Natural History Museum
1 star rating Astor Row Houses Landmark
1 star rating Barbara Gladstone Gallery Gallery
1 star rating Bateaux New York Tour
1 star rating Battery Park Park
2 star rating Belvedere Castle and the Delacorte Theater Performing Arts
1 star rating Big Apple Jazz Tours Tour
2 star rating Big Onion Tours Tour
1 star rating Bike the Big Apple Tour
1 star rating Bow Bridge Landmark
3 star rating Bronx Zoo Zoo
1 star rating Brooklyn Botanic Garden Garden
3 star rating Brooklyn Bridge Landmark
2 star rating Brooklyn Bridge Park Park/Garden
1 star rating Brooklyn Children's Museum Museum
1 star rating Brooklyn Heights Historic District Neighborhood
2 star rating Brooklyn Museum Museum
1 star rating Brooklyn Tabernacle Religious Site
1 star rating Bryant Park Park
1 star rating Castle Clinton National Monument Historic Site
2 star rating Cathedral of St. John the Divine Cathedral
1 star rating Center for Jewish History Museum
3 star rating Central Park Attraction
1 star rating Central Park Information Center Landmark
1 star rating Central Park Zoo/Tisch Children’s Zoo Zoo
2 star rating Chelsea Piers Sports Venue
1 star rating Children’s Museum of Manhattan Museum
3 star rating Chrysler Building Landmark
2 star rating Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Tour
1 star rating Citi Field Sports Venue
1 star rating City Island Neighborhood
1 star rating Cleopatra’s Needle Landmark
1 star rating Coney Island Landmark/Beach/Amusement Park
3 star rating Conservatory Gardens Gardens
2 star rating Conservatory Waters Park
2 star rating Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Museum
2 star rating David Zwirner Gallery
1 star rating Dime Savings Bank Landmark
1 star rating Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Historic Site
3 star rating Edge View/Landmark
1 star rating El Museo del Barrio Museum
3 star rating Ellis Island Historic Site
3 star rating Empire State Building Landmark
1 star rating Federal Hall National Memorial Historic Site
2 star rating Federal Reserve Bank Landmark
2 star rating Flatiron Building Landmark
1 star rating Fotografiska Museum
2 star rating Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park Park
1 star rating Fraunces Tavern Historic Site
1 star rating Gagosian Gallery Gallery
1 star rating Governors Island Park/Historic Site
1 star rating Gracie Mansion Historic Building
2 star rating Grand Central Terminal Landmark
2 star rating Green-Wood Cemetery Cemetery
1 star rating Hamilton Grange National Memorial Historic home
1 star rating Harlem Spirituals Tour
3 star rating High Line Park Park
2 star rating Hudson River Park Park
2 star rating Hudson River Park Carousel & Skatepark Park/Garden
2 star rating Hudson Yards Neighborhood
2 star rating Industry City Cultural complex
2 star rating International Center of Photography Museum
2 star rating Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum Museum/Historic Site
1 star rating Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum Art museum
1 star rating Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir Sports Venue
1 star rating James Cohan Gallery Gallery
1 star rating Joyce Gold History Tours of New York Tour
1 star rating Jumel Terrace Historic District Neighborhood
1 star rating Lasker Rink and Pool Sports Venue
1 star rating Lehmann Maupin Gallery
1 star rating Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art Art museum
1 star rating Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts The Performing Arts
1 star rating Loeb Boathouse Activity
2 star rating Louis Armstrong House Museum Historic home/museum
1 star rating Madison Square Garden The Performing Arts
1 star rating Matthew Marks Gallery Gallery
1 star rating Merchant’s House Museum Museum
3 star rating Metropolitan Museum of Art Museum
2 star rating Mmuseumm Museum
1 star rating Morris-Jumel Mansion Historic Site
1 star rating Mother A.M.E. Zion Church Religious Site
1 star rating Municipal Art Society Tour
2 star rating Museum at Eldridge Street Museum/Historic Site
1 star rating Museum of Arts and Design Museum
1 star rating Museum of Chinese in America Museum
1 star rating Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust Museum
3 star rating Museum of Modern Art Museum
1 star rating Museum of Sex Museum
2 star rating Museum of the City of New York Museum
3 star rating Museum of the Moving Image Museum
1 star rating National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center Museum
1 star rating Neue Galerie New York Museum
1 star rating New Museum of Contemporary Art Museum
1 star rating New York Aquarium Aquarium
1 star rating New York Botanical Garden Garden
1 star rating New York City Fire Museum Museum
1 star rating New York Hall of Science Museum
1 star rating New York Like a Native Tour
2 star rating New York Public Library Library
1 star rating New York Transit Museum Museum
1 star rating New-York Historical Society Museum
1 star rating On Location Tours Tour
1 star rating One World Observatory View/Landmark
2 star rating P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center Museum
1 star rating Pace Gallery Gallery
1 star rating Paula Cooper Gallery
1 star rating Pelham Bay Park Park/Garden
1 star rating Pratt Institute Library/University
1 star rating Prison Ship Martyrs Monument Landmark
2 star rating Prospect Park Park
1 star rating Queens Museum Museum
1 star rating Radio City Music Hall The Performing Arts
1 star rating Rise NY Attraction
1 star rating Riverside Park Park
3 star rating Rockefeller Center Landmark
2 star rating Rubin Museum of Art Museum
1 star rating Sheep’s Meadow Meadow
1 star rating Skyscraper Museum Museum
3 star rating Smorgasburg Market
1 star rating Socrates Sculpture Park Park/Garden
2 star rating Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Museum
1 star rating South Street Seaport Museum Museum
1 star rating Spirit Cruises Tour
1 star rating St. Patrick’s Cathedral Cathedral
1 star rating St. Paul’s Chapel Religious Site
2 star rating Staten Island Ferry Tour
3 star rating Statue of Liberty Landmark
1 star rating Strawberry Fields Memorial
1 star rating Strivers’ Row Landmark
1 star rating Studio Museum in Harlem Museum
1 star rating Sugar Hill Neighborhood
3 star rating SUMMIT One Vanderbilt View/Landmark
1 star rating Temple Emanu-El Religious Site
1 star rating The 92nd Street Y Tour
1 star rating The Brooklyn Children’s Museum Museum
1 star rating The Carousel Carousel
2 star rating The Cloisters Museum
1 star rating The Dairy Tours
1 star rating The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage Historic Site
3 star rating The Frick Collection Museum
2 star rating The Jewish Museum Museum
1 star rating The Levys’ Unique New York! Tour
3 star rating The Mall, Bethesda Terrace & the Loeb Boathouse Park
2 star rating The Morgan Library & Museum Museum
1 star rating The Museum at FIT Museum
1 star rating The National Museum of Mathematics Museum
2 star rating The Riverside Church Architecture/Historic Site
3 star rating The Shed Cultural complex
3 star rating The Tenement Museum Museum
1 star rating Times Square Landmark
1 star rating Tompkins Square Park Park
2 star rating Top of the Rock View/Landmark
1 star rating Town Hall The Performing Arts
1 star rating Trinity Church Church
3 star rating Turnstile Tours Tour
1 star rating U.S. Customs House Historic Site
1 star rating Union Square Park Park/Market
2 star rating United Nations Architecture/Historic Site
3 star rating Urban Oyster Tour
2 star rating Vessel Architecture
2 star rating Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange Landmark
2 star rating Washington Square Park Park
1 star rating Wave Hill Park/Garden
3 star rating Whitney Museum of American Art Museum
1 star rating Wildman Steve Brill Tour
1 star rating Williamsburg Art & Historical Center Gallery
1 star rating Wollman Rink Skating Rink/Park
2 star rating Woolworth Building Tour
1 star rating Yankee Stadium Sports Venue
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