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Rubin Museum of Art

150 West 17th Street, New York City, NY 10011
+1 212-620-5000
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One of the best museums in NYC

One of the best museums in NYC! Love the space and the exhibits are informative and interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mark B
A wonderful break from the heat!

First off they had two amazing non exhibit things happen as you enter. The "What causes you anxiety... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Rubin Museum of Art is an arts oasis and cultural hub in New York City's vibrant Chelsea neighborhood that inspires visitors to make powerful connections between contemporary life and the art and ideas of the Himalayas, India, and neighboring regions. With a diverse array of thought-provoking exhibitions and programs-including films, concerts, and on-stage conversations-the Rubin provides immersive experiences that encourage personal discoveries and spark new ways of seeing the world. Emphasizing cross-cultural connections, the Rubin is a space to contemplate the big questions that extend across history and span human cultures.
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150 West 17th Street, New York City, NY 10011
Chelsea
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the best museums in NYC! Love the space and the exhibits are informative and interesting. MUST GO!

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First off they had two amazing non exhibit things happen as you enter. The "What causes you anxiety and what gives you hope" wall was awesome... There were some heartbreaking answers and some really hopeful ones too... and the letter you get from previous guests...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rubin Museum is a fine collection of Tibetan and Bhutanese art, housed in a tranquil, peaceful, circular collection across 5 floors. There is an authentic Bhuddist temple that is serene and a beautiful place to meditate or spend a few quite moments. I have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a treasure. The statues and the tapestries are well worth the visit. The museum is small enough that you don’t feel,overwhelmed by too much. You should allow a few hours at least so you can take the time and read about the...More

Thank Deborah T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This spot is a real gem - particularly for Asian art and artifacts. Incredibly well laid out - it's really extraordinary.

Thank physiciantraveler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am thankful my date suggested this museum for a first date. As a Global Studies teacher, I found visuals that would help my students understand Asian belief systems better than present information through a textbook or online. Alas, I am no longer dating the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This unique collection of mainly Buddhist is a must for anyone even remotely interested in Asian cultures. Items come primarily from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and India. To get the most of your visit, allot at least an hour and a half to read the informative...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

This museum that specializes in Himalayan (Tibet, India, Bhutan) art is unique and inviting. Our tour guide Judy was fantastic as she introduced us to Buddhist and Hindu deities, and invited us to let go of some of our Western cultural biases as we looked...More

Thank abaram
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

A lovely small museum with Himalayan art. Very interesting permanent collection and frequent interesting special exhibitions.

Thank rodash
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

I was a member here for awhile, and love the Eastern art work and layout of the museum. They also have interesting events- meditations, etc.

Thank Kimberly F
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Hope R
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Timothy D | Reviewed this property |
There is a 24-hour parking lot on the corner of 17th Street and 6th Avenue. There are also a number of parking garages and lots on 17th Street between Union Square and 7th Avenue. (From the Rubin web site). I also think... More
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Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
From their website today: MUSEUM ADMISSIONS Adults $15 Seniors Free every first Monday of the month $10 Students $10 Children (12 and younger)Free Members Free Every Friday, 6:00–10:00 p.m. Free
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Response from Johnnie D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Friday nights were free entry in June, worth checking.
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