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The Rubin Museum of Art

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Photograph: Filip Wolak
rubin museum of art
Photograph: Filip Wolak
rubin museum of art
Photograph: Courtesy Rubin Museum of Art/Ben Hider

Opened in 2004, this six-story museum (once home to Barneys New York) houses Donald and Shelley Rubin’s impressive collection of Himalayan art and artifacts, as well as large-scale temporary exhibitions.


Venue name: The Rubin Museum of Art
Address: 150 W 17th St
Cross street: at Seventh Ave
Opening hours: Mon, Thu 11am–5pm; Wed 11am–9pm; Fri 11am–10pm; Sat, Sun 11am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 1 to 18th St
Price: $15, seniors and students $10, under 12 free. Fri 6–10pm free
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  • Exhibitions Until Monday October 14 2019

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A really cool museum-it is one of the biggest collections of Tibetan and Buddhist art in the world. There were a lot of artifacts that I had never seen anything like in my life. The only cons for me are that it is in no way interactive or engaging and is very old-school museum inside. But the space is nice and you will definitely see a lot of beautiful art and artifacts.