Top 10 Most Visited History Museums in New York

1

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

At the Intrepid Museum, visitors can experience a legendary aircraft carrier, the first space shuttle, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM today
Mon: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Address:Pier 86, New York, NY 10019
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2

Tenement Museum

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum tells the stories of immigrant families who resided in the historic tenement at 97 Orchard Street between 1863 and 1935.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM today
Mon: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Address:103 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002
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3

Museum of the City of New York

The Museum connects the past, present, and future of New York City.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM today
Mon: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Address:1220 5th Ave, New York, NY 10029
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4

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Address:36 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10280
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5

Merchant's House Museum

NYC's only family home preserved intact -- inside and out -- from the 19th century

Hours:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM today
Mon: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tue: Closed
Wed: Closed
Thu: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Address:29 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003
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6

Ground Zero Museum Workshop

Address:420 W 14th St Fl 2, New York, NY 10014
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7

KGB Espionage Museum

It presents the biggest in the whole world collection of KGB spies equipment.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM today
Mon: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Address:245 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011
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8

Center for Jewish History

Address:15 W 16th St, New York, NY 10011
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9

Italian Cultural Institute

Address:686 Park Ave, New York, NY 10021
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10

Italian American Museum

Address:155 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013
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