Museums

Museums in New York guide, from MoMA and the Museum of Natural History to the best new museum exhibitions. Discover museums in NYC with our essential guide



Best museum exhibitions in NYC

Hayden Planetarium Space Show: Dark Universe

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. American Museum of Natural History Central Park West, at 79th St, 10024
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Jun 1
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  1. New York Public Library for the Performing Arts 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, at 65th St
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sat May 10
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  1. New-York Historical Society 170 Central Park West, between 76th and 77th Sts
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Jun 15
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"Grand Central Centennial Quilts"

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex Grand Central Terminal, E 42nd St, between Lexington and Vanderbilt Aves
  2. Wed Apr 23 - Sun Jul 6
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Museums events calendar

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  3. "Bill Cunningham:...

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