The top art museums in NYC

See our picks for the best art museums in New York presenting the finest in art, from classical to cutting-edge
Photograph: Martin Seck, courtesy The Museum of Modern Art, New York
By Howard Halle |

New York City is home some of the most iconic art museums in the world—among them, MoMA, the Metropolitan Museum and the Guggenheim. But those institutions represent only the tip of the iceberg: NYC boasts dozens more art museums, including must-see destinations in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. Their collections can contain anything from Ancient Egyptian treasures to Greco-Roman sculpture, Renaissance to Impressionist masterpieces, Modern to contemporary art, and just about every other form, period and style of work you can think of. With so many museums, it’s hard to keep track of them all. Luckily, you can find which ones are the best to visit in our guide to the top art museums in NYC. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to check out our list of free museum days, as well as the 101 very best things to do in NYC

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