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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

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Exhibits we’re most excited to see in 2015

From Kermit the Frog and Van Gogh’s irises to the Coneheads, these are the top exhibits you don’t want to miss this year

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Museums in New York

The complete New York museum guide

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Barbara Nessim interview

The graphic illustrator gets the massive retrospective of her work at Bard

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The best museum exhibitions in NYC

A New York museum trip shouldn't be saved for a rainy day...

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The weirdest museum in NYC

Museum resurfaces with a fresh collection of objects strange and quotidian

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Best museum exhibitions in NYC

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"The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter"

Temperatures climb to a balmy 80 degrees in the 1,200-square-foot vivarium, returning for its 16th year. The 500 specimens flying around include monarchs,...

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"Submerged"

Experience the life of a sub pilot at “Submerged,” an interactive exhibit where you’re encouraged to explore the Growler, the only strategic missile...

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Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion

This exhibit investigates the elaborate backstory of trade and immigration between China and the United States starting from the late 18th century to...

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"Fashioning the Body: An Intimate History of the Silhouette"

Corsets, girdles and hoop skirts are just a few of the ways humans have used clothing and fashion to change the way their bodies appear. This exhibition...

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Top New York museum stories

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Museum memberships

Become more cultured in the coming year—or give someone the gift of being more interesting.

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International museums

Need a holiday? Experience global culture without leaving the city at these institutions.

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The Queens Museum

An extensive spit-and-polish has reinvigorated the former Queens Museum of Art, more than doubling it's size and adding oodles of new features.  

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50 museum facts you never knew

If you’re one of those people who thinks New York museums are boring, we’ve got news for you: NYC’s cultural institutions are chock-full of weird trivia, scandalous stories and hidden spots.

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Best museums in New York

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Best interactive museums

Immerse yourself in exhibits at these institutions.

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Best theme museums

From quirky to complex, these museums are devoted to particular interests.

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Most underrated museums

These ten cultural centers fly under the radar.

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Best museum parties

Bust a move in front of priceless artworks and artifacts.

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