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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. Fri Oct 31
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  1. Morrison Hotel Gallery 116 Prince St, between Greene and Wooster Sts, second floor
  2. Fri Oct 31
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"Exposed: A History of Lingerie"

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. The Museum at FIT Seventh Ave, at 27th St
  2. Fri Oct 31 - Sat Nov 15
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  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. Brookfield Place Winter Garden 220 Vesey St, at West St, 10281
  2. Thu Nov 6 - Thu Nov 20
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