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Tours and Tickets by Museum of the City of New York

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The Museum of the City of New York fosters understanding of the distinctive nature of urban life in the world’s most influential metropolis. It engages visitors by celebrating, documenting, and interpreting the city’s past, present, and...more
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1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, at 103rd Street, New York City, NY 10029
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited New York City a number of times and lived there for a couple of years so we are always looking for something new to see and do. If this is your first visit or have limited time in the city, you might...More

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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad that you visited and found the exhibits interesting! We hope that you come again as we are constantly updating our exhibits!

Reviewed 1 week ago

And it hurst it cost $40 to get in. Ok we have spent the whole week in the Met and the Frick but this is a relative review. We visit a lot of museums. The best part is the 28 minute video, or the first...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry to hear that the exhibits did not suit your interests. We are constantly updating our exhibits, so we hope that you give us another chance as you may find an exhibit that is more suited to your tastes.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased tickets on Groupon, as thought the walk-up price was high. The museum was good, especially the video about the history of the city - it was genuinely fascinating and I would happily watch again!

Date of experience: October 2019
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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the New York at its Core exhibition! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was a last minute decision and we learned so much about this great cities history. Wish we could have spent more time there.

Date of experience: September 2019
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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the visit! We’re happy that you enjoyed our exhibitions and learned something from them! We hope to see you again sometime soon!

Reviewed September 1, 2019

We have visited this museum twice now, with different grandkids. All the grandkids love it. There are tons of interactive displays and a very informative movie on the history of NYC.

Date of experience: July 2019
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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your visits! We are glad to hear that you and your grandchildren enjoy the exhibitions. We hope to see you again soon for the third time!

Reviewed August 31, 2019

We've been to all the must see NYC museums, but this was our first time at the Museum of the City of New York. Nice place. Very New York. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your visit. We are glad that you enjoyed your time in the museum! We hope that you visit us again as we are constantly updating our exhibitions.

Reviewed August 25, 2019

The building is lovely and interesting. It is relatively small and houses just a few exhibits at a time. When we visited, there were two interesting exhibits relating to labor issues. Unfortunately, there was also featured at the same time an interactive exhibit about Blue...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our exhibits. We hope that you visit us again when you’re in NYC.

Reviewed August 21, 2019

We have been to NY many times but had never been to this museum until our most recent visit. My daughter suggested we go since she and my son are 19 and 16, respectively, and ages 19 and under are free. It also happened to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are glad that you enjoyed the exhibitions and the tour! We hope to see you and your family again as we are constantly updating our collections.

Reviewed August 16, 2019

I love this museum. It's on the smaller side, so not overwhelming and kid-friendly. Kids are free. Ever-changing (this was my third visit over the years) photograph exhibits which really encapsulate the city. We saw a Pride exhibit, another about cycling in the city, Voice...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are glad that you love the museum and enjoyed the exhibitions! We hope that you visit us again when you’re in NYC!

Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

As a city museum, it is very new and clean with decent presentation. Interactive and experiential activities were found. Very informative and not boring at all! I hope I had reserved more time there! Very recommended for people who are interested in knowing New York...More

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MuseumofCityNY, Public Relations Manager at Museum of the City of New York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We’re happy that you enjoyed your time at the museum and hope that you visit us again!

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