Beyond the iconic, show-stopping displays–the grizzly bear in the Hall of North American Mammals, the 94-feet long blue whale, the prehistoric Barosaurus skeleton rearing up as if to scare the adjacent Allosaurus skeleton–is an expertly curated, 150 year old-plus museum that fills visitors of all ages with a curiosity about the universe. Whether you’re interested in the world below our feet, or the cultures of faraway lands or the stars light-years beyond our reach, your visit is bound to teach you a few things you never knew. $22.99 per person
New York consistently ranks as one of the most expensive cities in the world, but it doesn't always have to be so tough on your wallet. That’s why we’ve rounded up 100 of the best things to do in NYC for under $100. Tour one of the most famous New York attractions, taste the local cuisine on a food tour or wander through one of the many fascinating museums in NYC. You can even score tickets to some of the best Broadway shows, concerts and sports games without breaking the bank. No matter how tight your budget is, there’s something for you on this list.
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