Museums

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Best museum exhibitions in NYC

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. New York Botanical Garden Bronx River Pkwy, at Fordham Rd, 10458
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Fri Oct 31
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  1. Morrison Hotel Gallery 116 Prince St, between Greene and Wooster Sts, second floor
  2. Sat Oct 25 - Fri Oct 31
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Thrill the World

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. Various locations
  2. Sat Oct 25
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Stargazing on the High Line

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. The High Line Washington St at Gansevoort St, to Tenth Ave at 30th St
  2. Tue Oct 28
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Museums events calendar

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