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Museum Websites in Metro New York Area

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 22 listings
Museum Websites in Metro New York Area

American Numismatic Society

Focuses on the appreciation of coins, medals and related objects of all cultures as historical and artistic documents.
Tel 212-234-3130
Fax: 212-234-3381; E-mail: info@amnumsoc.org
Website: amnumsoc.org

Austrian Cultural Institute

950 Third Ave., Midtown NY 10022 3rd Ave./57th St., Tel 212-759-5165
Fax: 212-319-9636; E-mail: desk@aci.org
Website: austriaculture.net

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

The setting is unlike anything in New York - celebrated Gardens, Victorian Glasshouse and beautiful indoor Garden Pavilions. The magic of the setting is enhanced by a cuisine based on the freshest and finest ingredients, expertly prepared and beautifully presented.
1000 Washington St., Financial District NY 11225 Brooklyn Ny, Tel 718-622-4433
Tel: 718-623-7200; Fax: 718-783-1966
E-mail: palmhouse@palmhouse.com; Website: palmhouse.com

Brooklyn Museum of Art

Contains over one million works of art from around the world. Collections include works from colonial and Spanish America; European and American painting, sculpture and more form the 14th century to the present; The arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas and the Pacific; and ancient art form the Middle East, Egypt, Greece and Rome.
200 Eastern Pkwy., Brooklyn NY 11201 200 Eastern Parkway, Tel 718-638-5000
Fax: 718-501-6136; E-mail: information@brooklynmuseum.org
Website: brooklynmuseum.org


The Cloisters is made up of a historic building and its cloistered gardens; Take a guided tour and discover the art and architecture of medieval Europe. Inside visitors will see sculpture, tapestries, illuminated manuscripts, gold and silver work, stained glass and more. Lectures and programs are held on Saturdays, and music concerts are presented in the 12th-century Fuentiduena Chapel.
Fort Tryon Pk., Tel 212-923-3700
E-mail: cloisters@metmuseum.org; Website: metmuseum.org

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is the only museum in the country devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. A Smithsonian Institution facility, the museum features collections that include drawings, prints and graphic design; product design and decorative arts; textiles; and wallcoverings. Click here for a Location.
2 E. 91st St., Carnegie Hill NY 10128 Fifth Avenue, Tel 212-849-8400
E-mail: chtours@si.edu; Website: cooperhewitt.org

Dia: Chelsea

Text, images, sound, & video from Dia's programs; this project has expanded to include more online artists' projects & audio & video clips from exhibitions, poetry readings, & performances. Also provides access to Dia's bookstore & membership programs.
Website: diacenter.org

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Ellis Island, General Info 212-363-3200
Transportation Desk: 212-269-5755; Website: ellisisland.com

Film Forum

Website for the Film Fourm, a museum dedicated to the art of film.
209 West Houston St., Hudson Square NY 10014 Tel 212-727-8110
Website: filmforum.com

Heritage Trails New York Federal Hall National Memorial

26 Wall St., Financial District NY 10004 Tel 888-487-2457
Fax: 212-487-8446; In New York: 212-487-8451

Intrepid Sea/Air/Space Museum

One of the most successful ships in US histry is now one of the most unique attractions in New York City. Exhibits include military artifacts and installations on current events, plus two flight simulator rides. There are more than 25 aircraft on the deck of the carrier Intrepid; the USS Growler, a guided missile submarine; and the British Airways Concorde, the world's fastest supersonic jet. Click here to see a picture. Click here for a Location
General Info 212-245-0072
Membership Info: 212-245-2533; Website: intrepidmuseum.org

Jewish Museum

The upper west side of New York City is home to the Jewish Museum home of 4,000 years of art and Jewish culture
1109 Fifth Ave., East Harlem NY 10128 General Info 212-423-3200
Membership Info: 212233269; Rentals: 212-423-3239
Website: thejewishmuseum.org

Joyce Theater

175 Eighth Ave., Chelsea NY 10011 corner of 19th St., Tel 212-242-0800
Group Sales: 718-499-9691; Website: joyce.org


This site gives you great info about this extraordinary and enormous museum. You can also shop in the museum's boutique !
Paris, France,
Website: louvre.fr

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

97 Orchard St., Lower East Side NY 10002 Tel 212-431-0233
Fax: 212-431-0402; TTY Line ( Deaf ): 212-431-0714
E-mail: lestm@tenement.org; Website: tenement.org

Metropolitan Museum of Art

One of the greatest museums in the world. It is impossible to "do" the entire museum in one day or describe everything you can see here. Go to the museum & spend some time in the Great Hall where you will find all types of help in many languages for planning your visit. If you can, get a guide before your visit or look at their website*** where you can plan well & learn about their many special exhibitions & programs. Fee: $12 adults, $7 students & seniors, under 12 with adult free. Click here to see a picture & here to see a close-up picture.. Click here for a Location
1000 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side NY 10028 At 82nd St., Tel 212-535-7710
Library: 212-879-5500; Reservations ( Dining ): 212-570-3964
Tours: 212-570-3711; Visitor Center: 212-650-2987
E-mail: visitorservices@metmuseum.org; Website: metmuseum.org

Museum of Arts and Design

Website The admissions fee to this museum is as follows: General admission: $15; Members: Free; Students/Seniors: $ 12; Children 12 and under: Free. The late hours on Thursdays 6pm-9pm admission is Pay-What-You-Wish
2 Columbus Circle, Midtown West NY 10019 betw 5th & 6th Ave, General Info 212-299-7777
Website: madmuseum.org

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Currently, MoMA as it is known in NYC, is undergoing extensive renovations and has set up a temporary exhbition space in Queens. The Manhattan location is scheduled to re-open in 2005. MoMA houses an outstanding collection of American & European paintings & sculptures from late 19th C. to present. Innovative in its definition of "art", it was a pioneer in exhibiting film, photography, and industrial design. Its retrospectives can draw record breaking attendance. A happy place to take small children, as strollers are allowed. Call for or visit the website for information on admission and hours, as they change with the exhibitions in the Queens space. Website provides information on all that you will find here.
11 W. 53rd St., Midtown NY 10019 betw Fifth & Sixth Ave, General Info 212-708-9400
General Info: 212-708-9480; Program Info: 212-708-9781
Tour Info: 212-708-9685; E-mail: comments@moma.org
Website: moma.org

National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian)

"The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans..." Admission is free every day. Website
1 Bowling Green, Recorded Information 212-668-6624
Reservations Info: 212-514-3705; Website: si.edu

New York City Police Museum

100 Old Slip, Financial District NY 10004 Tel 212-301-4440
Website: nycpolicemuseum.org

Rose Museum

Seventh Ave., West Village NY 10019 Tel 212-903-9600
Fax: 212-582-5518; Website: ny.com

Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Museum's permanent collection contains more than 12,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings and photographs by almost 2,000 artists. The galleries here focus on artwork form the 20th century to the present, as well as special exhibitions.
945 Madison Ave., Upper East Side NY 10021 E.75th St., Tel 212-570-3676
Tel: 800-944-8639; E-mail: feedback@whitney.org
Website: whitney.org