Top 10 Most Visited Museums in New York

1

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States with among the most significant art collections. Its permanent collection contains more than two million works, divided among nineteen curatorial departments.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM today
Fri: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Mon: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Address:1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
  • Art Museums
2

Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney houses one of the world's foremost collections of modern and contemporary American art.

Hours:
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM today
Fri: 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM, 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tue: Closed
Wed: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Address:99 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014
  • Art Museums
3

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
Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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
Address:Pier 86, New York, NY 10019
  • History Museums
  • Science Museums
4

Brooklyn Children's Museum

Hours:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM today
Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mon: Closed
Tue: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Address:145 Brooklyn Ave, New York, NY 11213
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5

The Frick Collection

Housed in the Gilded Age mansion of Henry Clay Frick, The Frick Collection is one of the most important museums of Western fine art and decorative arts in the world.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM today
Fri: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mon: Closed
Tue: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Address:1 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021
  • Art Museums
  • Museums
6

Museum of Illusions

BEYOND ILLUSION CORP., where your eyes and brain don't get along. Over 100 educational exibits, rooms, holograms, Optical Illusions & stereograms to experience. Pause reality, challenge your vision. It's like yoga or pilates for your eyes...

Hours:
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM today
Fri: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sun: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Mon: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tue: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wed: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thu: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Address:77 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10014
  • Museums
7

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
Fri: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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
Address:103 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002
  • History Museums
8

9/11 Tribute Museum

The 9/11 Tribute Museum is dedicated to bringing together those who want to learn about 9/11 with those who experienced it.

Hours:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM today
Fri: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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
Address:92 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10006
  • Museums
  • Tour Providers
9

The Morgan Library & Museum

The private library of financier Pierpont Morgan—now a museum, research library, music venue, architectural landmark, and historic site.

Hours:
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM, 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM today
Fri: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM, 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Mon: Closed
Tue: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Address:225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016
  • Museums
  • Concert Halls
10

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
Fri: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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
Address:1220 5th Ave, New York, NY 10029
  • History Museums
  • Art Museums

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