Nicholas Roerich Museum

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319 West 107th Street
New York, NY 10025
212 864 7752
roerich.org
Hours:
Tu-F 12pm-5pm; Sa-Su 2pm-5pm
Nicholas Roerich Museum

It was Olivia, a Manhattan Sideways team member, who out of the corner of her eye, noticed a simple banner for the Nicolas Roerich Museum located inside a beautiful townhouse. It is nestled far west on 107th Street, on a block that overlooks Riverside Drive. This was an unexpected, yet, thrilling, find.

The … read more

Museum of the City of New York

1220 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029
212 534 1672
mcny.org
Museum of the City of New York

There is an entrance to the museum on both 103rd and 104th Streets.

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128
212 423 3200
thejewishmuseum.org
Hours:
M, W, Sa, Su 11am-5:45pm; Th 11am-8pm; F 11am-4pm (EDT until 5:45pm)
The Jewish Museum

In 1904, the Jewish Museum was founded in the Jewish Theological Seminary’s library, making it the oldest Jewish museum still in existence. It was not until 1944 that the museum moved from its original location to a mansion donated by Frieda Schiff Warburg, widow to philanthropist Felix Warburg, on … read more

Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

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2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
212 849 8400
cooperhewitt.org
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum first opened in 1897 thanks to three of Peter Cooper’s granddaughters: Amy, Eleanor, and Sarah. Their grandfather was an industrialist who founded The Cooper Union, a renowned art school. The museum was created as part of the Cooper Union and officially became … read more

The National Academy School of Fine Arts

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5 East 89th Street
New York, NY 10128
212 996 1908
nationalacademy.org
The National Academy School of Fine Arts

The National Academy of Fine Arts has a long and prestigious history. It was founded in 1825 with the goal, in Mary Fisher’s words, of “making American Art as important as European Art.” Mary is the School Administrative Director and wears many hats. She informed me that in the very beginning, the Academicians … read more

Neue Galerie New York

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1048 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
212 628 6200
neuegalerie.org
Hours:
Th-M 11am-6pm
Neue Galerie New York

The Neue Galerie contains a collection of painting, sculpture, decorative arts, and photography from late nineteenth and early twentieth century Austria and Germany. The bulk of the work is from the private collection of Ronald S. Lauder, one of the founders of the Neue Gallery along with Serge Sabarsky, … read more

Wooden House

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Children's Museum of Manhattan

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212 West 83rd Street
New York, NY 10024
212 721 1223
cmom.org
Hours:
Tu-F, Su 10am-5pm; Sa 10am-7pm
Children's Museum of Manhattan

All parents throughout New York, locals and tourists alike, should know about the educational and transformative experience of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. The 83rd Street institution, although it opened in 1973, has been at its current location since 1989. It is an extraordinary (not to mention … read more

Metropolitan Museum of Art

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1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
212 535 7710
metmuseum.org
Hours:
Su-Th 10am-5:30pm; F-Sa 10am-9pm

The Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space

81st Street and Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
212 7695100
amnh.org
Hours:
10am-5:45pm Everyday