Museums in East New York

Admission for Two or Four to MoMa PS1 (Up to 55% Off)

MoMa PS1

Hunters Point

Museum hosts rotating exhibits by contemporary artists

$20 $10

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Admission for Two or Four to 9/11 Tribute Center (Up to 57% Off)

9/11 Tribute Center

Financial District

Learn about the attacks on September 11, 2001 & the bombing on February 26, 1993, through interactive exhibits, artifacts & personal stories

$30 $14

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$20 for Visit for Two Plus a Guided Tour at Museum of the American Gangster ($40 Value)

Museum of The American Gangster

East Village

Museum profiling mob bosses, bank robbers, and gangsters in old St. Mark's speakeasy

$40 $20

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Visit for Two or Four to the Museum of American Finance (Up to 56% Off)

Museum of American Finance

Financial District

The story of American economics told through collections of historic documents and interactive exhibits

$16 $8

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Admission for One or Two or Annual Membership for One or a Family at the Jewish Museum (Up to 49% Off)

The Jewish Museum

Upper East Side

Delve into art and Jewish culture with a 1-day admission or an annual membership, offering discounts, early access to exhibitions, and more

$15 $10

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Wednesday Night Drink & Draw Event for Two or Four at The Living Gallery in Brooklyn (Up to 64% Off)

The Living Gallery

Brooklyn

Sketchers indulge in provided beer, wine & snacks while drawing live models & grooving to DJ music or ever-changing line-up of bands

$40 $15

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Visit for Two or Annual Membership for One or Two to the Morbid Anatomy Museum (Up to 55% Off)

Morbid Anatomy Museum

Gowanus

Macabre collection of preserved body parts, taxidermy, and other artifacts celebrates the history of death and grieving in various cultures

$20 $11

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Two or Four Tickets to The City Reliquary Museum ( Up to 55% Off)

The City Reliquary Museum

Williamsburg

Fragments of New York's history are on display at this museum that safeguards that safeguards the city's treasures of past and present

$20 $10

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Japanese-Culture Classes for Kids or Adults, or Five Samurai-Sword Classes at Resobox (Up to 61% Off)

Resobox

Long Island City

Cultural classes on ink painting, karate, or Japanese classical dance; samurai-sword classes teach technique and include a take-home sword

$110 $49

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One-Year Membership to El Museo del Barrio New York (50% Off). Two Options Available.

El Museo del Barrio New York

Manhattan

One year of admission and invitations to exhibition openings at a museum with 6,500 pieces of Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean art

$50 $25

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Art-Museum Membership or Visit for Two or Four at The National Academy Museum & School (61% Off)

National Academy Museum & School

Upper East Side

Inside a renovated 5th Ave. mansion, dating back to 1902, guests enjoy exhibits by American masters and contemporary artists and architects

$30 $14

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Individual, Family, or Supporter Membership to The Studio Museum in Harlem (Up to 61% Off)

Studio Museum

Harlem

Dedicated to developing artists of African descent, the Museum celebrates contemporary art and Harlem’s rich cultural history

$50 $25

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Admission, Tai Chi or Meditation Classes, or Membership at Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art (Up to 50% Off)

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Lighthouse Hill

The museum's permanent collection focuses on rare and sacred pieces from Tibet and nations influenced by Tibetan Buddhism

$24 $12

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Museum of the City of New York Visit for Two or Four, or Annual Individual or Family Membership (Up to 55% Off)

Museum of the City of New York

East Harlem

Museum with almost 90 years in its landmark building hosts events and exhibitions illuminating the past, present and future of New York City

$28 $15

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Visit or Membership to the Museum of Tolerance New York (Up to 56% Off). Five Options Available.

Museum of Tolerance New York

Mid Town

Interactive exhibits on the Holocaust and contemporary human-rights violations illustrate the consequences of intolerance

$30 $17

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Visit for Two or Membership to Museum Of The Moving Image (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Museum Of The Moving Image

Astoria

Newly renovated museum with more than 1,400 artifacts on display; events have featured Martin Scorsese, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Rachel Weisz

$24 $14

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One-Year Individual or Family Membership to Liberty Hall Museum (Up to 58% Off)

Liberty Hall Museum

Union

Victorian fashions and antique furniture fill the rooms of this 200-year-old home where George Washington and General Grant once stayed

$25 $12

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art's four-block-long building, located in Central Park, functions as a time capsule, preserving hundreds of thousands of paintings, sculptures, and artifacts that collectively demonstrate mankind's finest achievements. Founded in 1870 to bring fine art closer to the general public, the Museum has since become a means of exploring worldwide cultures through art.

With more than 400 galleries open to the public, seeing all the Museum has to offer is more of a lifetime achievement than an afternoon commitment. Paintings by preeminent artists such as Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh draw huge crowds, but unexpected treasures await those willing to dig deeper. One collection of galleries features the world?s most comprehensive collection of American paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. Another, equally compelling?and newly reopened?collection is devoted to intricate Islamic artwork from as far westward as Spain and Morocco and as far eastward as Central Asia and India. It's also impossible to overlook the galleries of Egyptian art and its approximately 26,000 artifacts, making it the largest collection of its kind outside Cairo.

The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

The Met?s collection is so expansive that it cannot fit entirely in its Fifth Avenue location. Travel to Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan, and you'll find the Museum's collection of reassembled cloisters, which opened to the public in 1938. These beautiful medieval structures currently house around 2,000 manuscripts, tapestries, and stained-glass artworks largely dating from the 12th century through the 15th century. Three of the cloisters even feature gardens planted in accordance with medieval tradition.

66-26 Metropolitan Avenue
Middle Village,
NY
US

In 1899, program directors at what is today's Brooklyn Children's Museum decided to transform an old family mansion into a museum geared toward children. Anna Billings Gallup headed up the first crew of curators, who transformed the space into the Brooklyn Children's Museum, the world's first youth-geared institution of its kind.

Today, the museum preserves Gallup's world-renowned passion for educating children along with more than 30,000 objet d'anthropology, from shark jawbones to tribal masks. Eight standing exhibits, a greenhouse, and a garden aim to entertain kids and families and include an exploration of world culture. The Sensory Room provides an interactive experience for special-needs children, with visual, auditory, and motor-skills-related activities. The museum also teaches future generations about sustainability with a curriculum based on the building's own inner workings, which are certified green by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

145 Brooklyn Ave.
Brooklyn,
NY
US

Like pigeons to a Central Park statue, the fragments of New York's history congregate at not-for-profit The City Reliquary Museum, which also acts as a civic organization that serves the five boroughs. There, past a bright red door and a canary-yellow awning, visitors find terracotta shards of landmark buildings, old-fashioned subway tokens, paint chips from the L train, and a wall of antique Statue of Liberty postcards. A shrine to Jackie Robinson celebrates a Civil Rights icon that contemporaries could have read about in an old-fashioned newsstand like the one preserved in an alcove in the next room. Other highlights of the museum include a rotating exhibition hall, a World's Fair archive, and a set of geological core samples that contain the seeds of the Big Apple. Through permanent display of New York City artifacts, rotating exhibits of community collections, and annual cultural events, The City Reliquary connects visitors to both the past and present of New York. The New York Post said the little storefront "celebrates Brooklyn?s underdog spirit with exacting curatorial detail," and the AV Club called it simply, warmly, "the city's oddest museum."

370 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn,
NY
US

One of the Brooklyn Historical Society’s current exhibitions, “Inventing Brooklyn: People, Places, Progress,” traces the forces that transformed the area from its Native American origins to its present state as a thriving metropolis. That exhibit reflects the society as a whole, which was founded in 1863 to celebrate Brooklyn’s history and evolution. The museum also houses exhibits that extend beyond pure history, such as “Say Cheese! Portraits to Pics,” a record of family portraiture that includes vintage daguerreotypes, detailed Etch-a-Sketches from the 1960's, and modern digital snapshots.

To complement the exhibits, the society also runs the Othmer library, a nationally recognized research library with archives of local photography, manuscripts, and oral histories from more than 300 narrators, many of which focus on specific themes such as Brooklyn Navy Yard Workers or the Williamsburg Giglio Festival. The society’s staff also takes their expertise out into the community to helm walking tours that criss-cross the borough, host off-site exhibits, and work extensively in local schools.

128 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn,
NY
US

The Brooklyn Museum is one of the largest art museums in the United States and one of the premier art institutions in the world. Its permanent collections include a wide range of objects from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, representing almost every culture in the world.

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn,
NY
US

Reflecting the diverse scope and scale of science itself, the exhibits at the New York Hall of Science range from massive NASA rockets to holographic depictions of the infinitesimal atom. Originally built for the 1964 World's Fair to showcase technological advancements, the center has since transformed into an interactive museum and leading innovator in exhibit technology and educational programming that, since 1986, has seen more than 7 million visitors. Today, more than 450 interactive exhibits, along with 3D movies and live daily demonstrations, invite visitors of all ages to explore the world by watching living microbes thrive and evolve in a miniscule zoo, discovering the powerful mathematics hidden in everyday objects, and testing their understanding of physics and Plutonian trash talk in the science playground, along with the mini-golf course inspired by the cosmos. The youngest visitors can also enjoy a developmentally-appropriate science education of their own in Preschool Place.

4701 111th St
Corona,
NY
US

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