We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museums in Brooklyn

Name
Ranked #1 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located in central Brooklyn, the second-largest art museum in New York City, and one of the largest in the United States,... more » Owner description: Located in central Brooklyn, the second-largest art museum in New York City, and one of the largest in the United States, houses a prestigious collection of work from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art covering almost every culture an art lover could dream of. « less
Map | Visitor photos (163)
Ranked #2 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Museums; History Museums; Specialty Shops; Specialty Museums
Owner description: The New York Transit Museum, one of the city's leading cultural institutions, is the largest museum in the United States... more » Owner description: The New York Transit Museum, one of the city's leading cultural institutions, is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban public transportation history, and one of the premier institutions of its kind in the world. The Museum explores the development of the greater New York Metropolitan region through the presentations of exhibitions, tours, educational programs, and workshops dealing with the cultural, social, and technological history of public transportation. Since its inception over a quarter century ago, the Museum, housed in a historic 1936 IND subway station in Brooklyn Heights, has grown in scope and popularity. As custodian and interpreter of the region's extensive public transportation networks, the Museum strives to share, through its public programs, this rich and vibrant history with local, regional, and international audiences. « less
Map | Visitor photos (85)
Book a Tour
$30* and up
Ranked #3 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Map | Visitor photos (5)
Ranked #4 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
Owner description: A wonderful place to spend the day with the family, this museum houses a remarkable, kid-friendly collection of 20,000... more » Owner description: A wonderful place to spend the day with the family, this museum houses a remarkable, kid-friendly collection of 20,000 cultural artifacts and natural history specimens, plus live plants and animals, and award-winning exhibitions. « less
Map | Visitor photos (3)
Ranked #5 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Museums
Map | Visitor photos (5)
Ranked #6 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Theaters; Specialty Museums
This sideshow has the usual sword-swallower and bed-of-nails artist, plus other unique players.
Map | Visitor photos (4)
Ranked #7 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Museums
Map | Visitor photos (9)
Ranked #8 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Children's Museums; Museums
Owner description: In this high-tech fun-filled museum you won't find any "do not touch" or "keep off" signs. Children are encouraged to make... more » Owner description: In this high-tech fun-filled museum you won't find any "do not touch" or "keep off" signs. Children are encouraged to make full use of the creative, hands-on exhibits such as a Sabbath dinner table big enough to walk on, a working television newsroom where they can file a report on the Chanukah story, a supermarket and kitchen where the rules of kosher come alive though role-play, and a cityscape where faith, charity, and other concepts are presented in "real-life" settings. « less
Map | Visitor photos (13)
Ranked #9 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: ; Art Museums; Museums
Map | Visitor photos (2)
Ranked #10 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Educational Sites; Libraries; Art Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Combination museum, library and educational center explores works of art and historical documents that represent Brooklyn's... more » Owner description: Combination museum, library and educational center explores works of art and historical documents that represent Brooklyn's diverse cultures and society, past and present. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #11 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Military Museums; Museums
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Ranked #12 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Map
Ranked #13 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Museums
Map
Ranked #14 of 21 Museums in Brooklyn
Category: Museums
Map
Be the first to review this attraction
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Visitor photos (1)
Be the first to review this attraction
Category: Libraries; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Library contains more than 2,000 volumes on Kurdish history, culture and contemporary society, and the adjoining museum... more » Owner description: Library contains more than 2,000 volumes on Kurdish history, culture and contemporary society, and the adjoining museum features traditional dress and collections of village jewelry from Turkey, Iraq and Iran. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1)
Trusted travel advice about Brooklyn