Museums

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

The 36 best museums in NYC

There is literally an institution for every interest, whether it’s in art, history, science or quirkier subjects.  

The top art museums in NYC

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

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Best museum exhibitions in NYC

‘Emotions of the Sun’ photo exhibit

‘Emotions of the Sun’ photo exhibit

This touring photographic exhibition is a collaboration between Veuve Clicquot and Magnum Photos, with each photo being an interpretation of the Sun’s power.

Juneteenth at MAD

Juneteenth at MAD

The current exhibition Sonya Clark: We Are Each Other prompts discussions of race, freedom and equality with five of Clark's large-scale, collaborative projects

Top New York museum stories

A first look inside the House of Cannabis, NYC’s new weed museum

A first look inside the House of Cannabis, NYC’s new weed museum

This museum starts, quite fittingly, with a trippy “Disorientation Room.”

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Best museums in New York

Best theme museums

Best theme museums

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