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Noguchi Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Explore thoughtfully and wild imagination

While most of the displayed works came from Noguchi, a few pieces on display were created by other... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JamesF4886
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Second quicker visit to this museum

I visited several years ago and spent time looking at each piece. Of course, titles are often an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Thirteen galleries and an outdoor sculpture garden are the settings for the wide collection of art work by Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988.)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While most of the displayed works came from Noguchi, a few pieces on display were created by other artists. The works are entirely abstract. I don’t recall seeing anything by him in the exhibit that one could call representative. If you let your imagination go,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited several years ago and spent time looking at each piece. Of course, titles are often an afterthought of such organic pieces as these. My partner was not so much interested in the pieces in the museum but enjoyed those in the lovely garden....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Noguchi museum is a beautiful And quieres place where You can admire the working Of this important artista. The shop is also very Nice And full Of adorable design pieces

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We came here because my wife loves Hermes handbags, thinking that Noguchi was a "street" way of writing "No Gucci". We were hoping to see some, and maybe try some out and pick out one or two styles to purchase at the discount Hermes outlet...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Now that the neighborhood around this museum has added appeal like Socrates Park, MOMA P.S.1 and other features, I will return! If you love stone, wood, metal, rust and quietude, go.......The gift shop is small and you can have a coffee. We used a car...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise. Very lovely sculptures / installations in a small museum, extending into a pleasant outdoor space. It's worth a visit if you're in the area. I spent about an hour. The first Friday of the summer they have extended evening hours...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

My 14 yo and my 9 yo loved taking artsy photos of this tranquil intimate indoor outdoor museum. We did the open tour and meander around as we pleased. Was a nice intro to the Japanese American artist. There was even a children’s book about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

What a wonderful surprise this was. A whole museum dedicated to the work of Isamu Noguchi. Beautifully presented and explained. So worth the trip! Best reached via NYC ferry to Astoria from where it's just a short stroll.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

Definitely take the NYC East River Ferry (East 34th Street) to Astoria to save time and have a nice ride. Noguchi is about a 10-15 minute walk past Socrates Park and Costco. The "N" subway station at Broadway in Astoria/Queens is closed for renovation. This...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alice
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This small museum is a gem. It's not a museum in the usual sense, it's where Noguchi chose to work later in life, near to skilled stone workers in then industrial Long Island City. The design of the building beautifully highlights the structure of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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I would spend about one hour, plus or minus, in the Noguchi Museum. Well worth the visit! The Socrates Sculpture Garden is a short two block walk from the Noguchi. You could spend another 30-45 minutes there exploring and... More
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