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Museum of Arts and Design

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Address: 2 Columbus Cir, New York City, NY 10019-1800
Phone Number: 212.299.7777
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Nicely done, small but worthwhile museum. Great restaurant with fantastic view of Columbus Circle

Very well done and the Resturant is a real sleeper. A great view above Columbus Circle and the food was wonderful. The traveling coral reef exhibit was new,different,captivating... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a free tour in this wonderful museum. Saw three excelent exhibitions. Not everyone knows about this place and it is definately worth a visit

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very well done and the Resturant is a real sleeper. A great view above Columbus Circle and the food was wonderful. The traveling coral reef exhibit was new,different,captivating and reveling. The porcelain work was amazing and certainly worth checking out.

Thank eson2016
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location across from Central Park on Columbus Circle. The day we went two floors were closed for new installations. Disappointing, but they were kind enough to give a discount to get in. Great porcelain exhibit that was even a little bit naughty! Beautiful and yet fun! The other exhibit was a beautiful crochet exhibit done as coral. It had... More 

Thank James S
Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum located at Colombus Circle and near Central Park. This Museum is around 4 small floors. There's not too many interesting exhibits. Some are nice though.

1 Thank hiramramlall
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the area of Columbus Circle in general and this museum specifically. Obviously, check out which exhibits are showing at the time of your visit. I loved the Jewelry exhibit. I also love visiting the museum store - there are many beautiful items and nice artsy ideas, but it is pricey!

Thank netaSG
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, it's true there were only two floors open when we visited - though the shop has some really interesting stuff too. Still what we saw was really interesting and different. Loved the display of Harry Bertoia's 'Sonambient' sculptures plus some of his fantastic jewellery and other designs. Also loved some of the design from the 1960s and some great... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go if it's raining and you alredy visit New York's main museums. It's like a very mini MOMA, only three floors, but with interesting exhibitions.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very small museum in a very nice building. The exhibition space is small. The view from the restaurant at the top floor is amazing.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I was incredibly disappointed visiting the museum after seeing generally positive reviews here. We had a discounted entry price although weren't told why at the time - it turns out it was because 2 floors were shut. This left 4 floors - 1 was the shop, 1 was an artist floor (with a single artist on). The other 2 floors... More 

Thank James K
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Arrived to find two floors closed.. Artis work shop - one artist only on the whole floor.. So ended up with two exhibits to view....

Thank amiralow

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