Museums in New York CityMoney-Saving While Enjoying New York City's Many Excellent Museums
New York City has a wealth of excellent museums to appeal to all interests. The city is home to a world-class collection of art museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Arts, and the Musum of Modern Arts. History and cultural museums are also well represented with the American Museum of Natural History, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum (which is on an aircraft carrier!), and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.
For some more unusual museum visits, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, Madam Tussauds Wax Museum, and the Discovery Museum all provide interesting and entertaining exhibits in the Times Square area.
Most of these museums charge an admission fee. If you plan on visiting several museum, one of the NYC Attractions Passes could save you money. Also, check out the posts below for featured discounts on museum admissions.
Museums News & Special Offers
Tips, Promotions, and Special Offers for New York City’s Museums
Get discount admission to Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum through December 31, 2018. Discount Tickets: Child General Admission ( Ages 5 -12): $18.00 + $3.25 service fee = $21.25 (regular full-price is $24) Adult General Admission: $24.75 +$4.25 service fee =...read more
Special exhibition at the New York Historical Society Museum, June 15 - September 16, 2018 $10 tickets (reg $21) for admission to the New York Historical Society Museum to see the Copperfield exhibit (and the rest of the museum's collections, which include Tiffany...read more
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is offering discounted admission for dads on Father's Day. On Father's Day, Sunday, June 17, 2018, dads pay the price of a child's admission ticket. Use promo code FATHERS-18 when purchasing tickets at the museum's website, or...read more
Gulliver's Gate Discount Goldstar has discounted tickets available for the Gulliver's Gate exhibit in NYC. Goldstar ticket Prices Any Monday - Wednesday, April 6 - June 15, 2018: $14 - $18 Any Thursday - Sunday, April 6 - June 15, 2018: $15 - $20...read more
Show Your Bank of America Card for Free Admission to these NYC Museum on the First Full Weekend of Each Month
Bank of America's "Museums on Us" program provides free general admission to hundreds of museums across the US on the first full weekend of every month. Present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and a picture ID at the participating...read more
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum has opened a new USS Growler exhibit in celebration of the Growler's 60th commissioning anniversary. The exhibit, which offers historical artifacts, oral histories and immersive experiences to provide a behind-the-scenes look...read more
Entry to Historic Richmond Town on Staten Island is free on Fridays. Admission is also always free for active duty military with ID Historic Richmond Town Historic Richmond Town is an original town and farm complex that dates back to the 1600s that operated as...read more
The 2017 Space and Science Festival takes place August 1 - 6 at Pier 86 and the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. The event features special exhibits and presentations by NASA. Events held at Pier 86 (except for the Drones exhibition) are free. Most of the free...read more
Georgia O'Keefe Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum The Brooklyn Museum is hosting a special Georgia O'keefe exhibit, displaying the artist's wardrobe alongside her paintings and photographs. The exhibit, title Georgia O'Keefe: Living Modern, examines how the...read more