Upper East Side Attractions
Upper East Side is a must-see area in New York City that spans from East 59th Street up to 96th Street. The wealthiest area is Manhattan, it’s bordered on the West by Central Park and by the East River. The area is home to many Museums and older mansion, as well as upscale Madison Avenue shopping. If you’re looking for things to do in the Upper East Side Manhattan make sure to click on the links below.
Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum (2 East 91st Street)
Cooper-Hewitt’s collections include design objects and a world-class design library, housed in the 65 room mansion formerly owned by the industrial magnate Andrew Carnegie.
The Frick Collection (1 East 70th Street)
Some of the best paintings from the European masters can be found at the Frick Collection on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Madison Ave Shops (Madison Ave)
Madison Avenue designer shops – Upper East Side.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street)
One of the world’s best art museums, located on Central Parks Upper East Side. Collection contains over 2 million pieces of art.
Museum of the City of New York (1220 5th Avenue)
The Museum explores the past present and future of New York City.
New York Historical Society (170 Central Park W)
The museum collection has more than 60,000 objects and works of art relating to the founding of our country.
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum (1071 Fifth Ave)
Perhaps one of the few art museums where the Building alone would be worth the visit. Collection includes Masterpieces from Chagall, Gauguin, Van Gogh, and Picasso.
Whitney Museum of American Art (945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street)
The Whitney Museum has one of the world’s best collections of 20th Century American art. Located in the Breuer Building on Madison Avenue.