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Best museum exhibitions in NYC

Space Shuttle Enterprise

  • Critics choice
  1. Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Pier 86, Twelfth Ave, at 46th St, 10036
  2. Mon Sep 1 - Wed Dec 31
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"Exposed: A History of Lingerie"

  • Critics choice
  • Free
  1. The Museum at FIT Seventh Ave, at 27th St
  2. Tue Sep 2 - Sat Nov 15
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"NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial"

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice
  1. Museum of Arts & Design 2 Columbus Circle, at Broadway, 10019
  2. Mon Sep 1 - Sun Oct 12
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