Museums in New York, NY

There are 39 museums found in New York, NY. This is about one third of all the tourist places listed in this city. The major types of museums listed here are arts museums and natural history museums. Then there is also history museums listed in New York. You may find a list of all categories of New York attractions on this page to choose from.

One of the most powerful cities in the world is also home to hundreds of cultural institutions and museums, many of which are known all over the world. The city’s most popular museum destination is the Museum of Modern Art, which is visited by more than 3.22 million visitors annually.

A lot of museums in the Big Apple can be accessed for free. This includes The Museum at FIT, the American Folk Art Museum, the Bronx Museum of Arts, the National Museum of American Indian, the New York City Police Museum and many more. Those looking for unique spaces and displays may visit the City Reliquary, the Conjuring Arts Research Center, Derfner Judaica Museum, Elevator Historical Society Museum, New York City Fire Museum, Louis Armstrong House, Merchant’s House Museum, Micro Museum, Mmuseumm, The Morbid Anatomy Museum, Museum of American Finance, Museum of the American Gangster, Obscura Antiques and Oddities, Torah Animal World, New York Transit Museum and the Troll Museum.

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List of New York Museums

Following is the list of all museums found in New York. The museums are sorted by their popularity, which is calculated based on the number of visitors, user ratings and couple of other factors. You may sort them alphabetiacally by their names using the 'Sort By' option bellow. You may also use the following search box to find out specific museums from the list.


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