Sightseeing in New York City

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

$15 $10

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

Historical Times Square Tour for One, Two, or Four from Manhattan Walking Tour (Up to 31% Off)

Manhattan Walking Tour

Times Square

$35 $25

Knowledgeable tour guides lead hourlong jaunts through Times Square, sharing historical tidbits and fun facts along the way

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

Upper East Side

$20 $10

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

Visit for One, Two, or Four to The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center (Up to 53% Off)

The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center

Dr. Betty Shabazz Way

$10 $5

At the site of Malcolm X's assassination, his activism is preserved and visitors are educated about the struggle for African American rights

Two-Hour or All-Day Rental of One or Two Bikes from Central Park Bike Tours (Up to 63% Off)

Central Park Bike Tours

Clinton

$20 $8

Men's, women's, and children's trek bikes picked up at the south end of Central Park

Up to 50% Off Museum — Museum at Eldridge Street; Valid Tuesday 10 AM - 4 PM

Museum at Eldridge Street

Chinatown

$10 $5

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

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

Museum of The American Gangster

East Village

$40 $20

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

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

El Museo del Barrio New York

Manhattan

$50 $25

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

Pizza Tour of New York for One, Two, or Four from Great New York Tours (Up to 67% Off)

Great New York Tours

Downtown

$50 $20

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Up to 20 people spend two hours visiting historic & authentic pizzerias such as Prince St. Pizza and Lombardi's Pizza; four slices included

Visit for Two Adults and Up to Three Children to New-York Historical Society (Up to 47% Off)

New-York Historical Society

Upper West Side

$38 $19.99

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NYC's oldest museum houses 1.6 million works of art, 100,000+ historical documents and objects, and a special Madeline exhibit

One-, Two-, or Three-Day Hop-On-Hop-Off Guided City-Tour Passes for Two or Four from Skyline Sightseeing (Up to 36% Off)

Skyline Sightseeing

New York

$104 $65

Passholders gain unlimited access to three guided bus tours, whose routes spotlight landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and Little Italy

Holiday-Window Walking Tour for One, Two, or Four from WindowsWear (Up to 57% Off)

WindowsWear

New York

$49 $24

Two-hour tours visit stores such as Macys, Barneys New York, and Bloomingdale's, sharing insight in the fashion behind the holiday displays

Art-Museum Membership or Visit for Two or Four at The National Academy Museum & School (57% Off)

National Academy Museum & School

Upper East Side

$30 $15

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

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

Studio Museum

Harlem

$50 $25

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

Classic Manhattan Helicopter Tour with Photo for One or Two at Manhattan Helicopters (Up to 26% Off)

Manhattan Helicopters

Financial District

$165 $129

Helicopters saddled with sightseers cruise over the Big Apple's most notable sights, including Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building

Admission to Wax Attraction, Harbor Cruise, and Empire State Building from CitySights NY (Up to $49 Off)

CitySights NY

CitySights Booth @ Madame Tussauds

$92 $69

Passes for Madame Tussauds wax attraction, Empire State Building, and Midtown harbor cruise

Ferry Tour and Museum Visit with or without Bus-Tour Package for One or Two from CitySights NY (Up to 24% Off)

Citysights NY

Multiple Locations

$39 $30

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Hop on and off ferry and bus routes past New York's iconic sights; explore the city's history and arts at Museum of the City of New York

Bicycle or Photography Tour, or Couples Photo Shoot in Central Park from Gotham City Tours (65% Off)

Gotham City Tours

Central Park

$85 $34

Guides lead bicyclists or photographers to notable locations in Central Park; couples photo-shoot stops at up to 20 romantic locales

Saturday Night Party Cruise for 1, 2, 4, or 10 from SaturdayNightCruises.com (Up to 55% Off)

SaturdayNightCruises.com

Skyport Marina

$30 $15

Dance to music played by a live DJ, drink cocktails from a cash bar, and soak in NYC views aboard a moving ship

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Get America Tours's knowledgeable guides escort groups of sightseers on more than 20 extended and mini tours. Tours journey to places like New York City and the Grand Canyon on 1- to 11-day jaunts taken at a comfortable pace, allowing patrons to hit the area's highlights and spend time soaking up their new setting. Highly trained guides share a wealth of information about history, local gems, and cultural tradition with their tour members. Some guides, able to speak Spanish and German, are also trained as multilingual emissaries. Passengers are ferried across the United States and Canada in either buses, vans, or minivans, depending on the number of passengers, ensuring that tours are never cancelled due to a lack of passengers or an overabundance of giant stuffed animals.

155 West 32nd Street
New York,
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Offering one of the most convenient ways to get to the Manhattan island, NY Waterway lets visitors forego paying bridge tolls, suffering traffic delays, and carrying their cars around with them once in the city. The company's ferries jump across the Hudson River, East River, and Lower Bay, dropping passengers at terminals throughout the city. NY Waterway buslines, meanwhile, crisscross Manhattan, taking patrons down busy thoroughfares to their waiting boats free of charge. The company has been moving precious cargo—people—to and from in New York City since 1986, when the Mets won the World Series largely due to their ability to get to the games on a ferry.

W 38th Street at 12th Avenue
New York,
NY
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The advocates of ocean-based travel at Above All Cruises unveil awe-inspiring views of New York City's sprawling skyline during weekly and holiday cruises that set sail out of Skyport Marina or World's Fair Marina. Rather than engaging in terra firma's exhausting recreational activities, such as hiking or the Running of the Taxis, visitors can while away the evening on a luxury ship. Although each vessel flaunts its own personality and design, all sport dance floors, flat-screen TVs, and hunger-quelling dinner options. Experienced captains ensure that cruises always stay on course, and equally experienced DJs keep dance floors afloat with energetic songs.

2430 FDR Dr.
New York,
NY
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Drink your heady fill of culture and antiques with today's side deal. For $10, you get a single admission to The American Antiques Show, an $18 value, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in the Flatiron District. Plus, when you redeem your Groupon at the show, you'll be graciously handed a voucher for two-for-one admission to the American Folk Art Museum (one adult ticket is normally $9) in Midtown Manhattan. The American Antiques Show runs from Thursday, January 21 to Sunday, January 24 with different hours every day, which you can check out here.

45 W 53rd St
New York,
NY
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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.

1000 5th Ave
New York,
NY
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When British Colonel Roger Morris and his wife stumbled upon a piece of unclaimed Manhattan hilltop, they knew it would be the ideal spot for their summer home. Built in 1765, the 8,500-square foot Morris-Jumel Mansion—as it's known today—was the centerpiece of an estate that extends more than 130 acres from the Harlem to the Hudson River. Loyal to the British crown, Morris left America during the Revolution; in the fall of 1776, General George Washington used the home as headquarters during the Battle of Harlem Heights.

Today, the mansion offers guided tours of its historic property. After becoming president, Washington returned on July 10, 1790, to dine with cabinet members that included future presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson; you can visit the dining room where they ate together. More than 40 years later, in 1833, Aaron Burr got married to Madame Eliza Jumel—the widow of the mansion's second namesake owner, Stephen Jumel—right in the parlor of this estate.

Besides tours, the mansion now hosts rotating exhibits that display everything from period costumes to the axe Washington used to floss his wooden teeth. There are also events throughout the year, from classical and jazz concerts to wine tastings and, once, a lively debate between Burr and Alexander Hamilton scholars.

65 Jumel Ter
New York,
NY
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