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New York City Top 10 Museums

Here are our picks for the top 10 museums to see in New York City.

American Museum of Natural History (Upper West Side)
New Yorks Natural History Museum has the largest collection of dinosaur fossils in the world, and much more. If you have kids – don’t miss this!

Brooklyn Childrens Museum (Brooklyn)
This wonderful children’s museum features award-winning, hands-on exhibits.

Brooklyn Museum of Art (Brooklyn)
If you love Egyptian Art, the Brooklyn Museum has one of the finest collections anywhere.

Ellis Island Immigration Museum (Lower Manhattan)
More than twelve million immigrants entered the United States through Ellis Island from 1892 to 1954. Today the Immigration museum receives 2 million visitors annually and is one of New York’s top tourist attractions.

Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum (Midtown Manhattan)
The Intrepid is currently undergoing $8 million renovations in Staten Island. Expected to reopen on Veterans Day 2008.

Metropolitan Museum of Art (Upper East Side)
One of the world’s best art museums, located on Central Parks Upper East Side. The collection contains over 2 million pieces of art.

The Museum of Modern Art MoMA (Midtown Manhattan)
Museum of Modern Art has the world’s largest collection of modern painting and sculpture.

New York Hall of Science (Queens)
The largest collection of hands-on science exhibits in New York City, and is ranked as one of the best science museums in the country.

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum (Upper East Side)
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 (Upper East Side)
The Whitney Museum has one of the world’s best collections of 20th Century American art. Located in the Breuer Building on Madison Avenue.

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