Things to Do in New York City

Free & Inexpensive Things to Do + Money-Saving Deals and Discounts

Must-See Attractions

Don’t miss these sights that are on most people’s Top 10 List.


Experience the city with guided tours and hop-on-hop-off buses.

Free Things to Do

Some of the best things to see and do in NYC don’t cost a cent.


Music, theater, comedy, dance … NYC has it all.

Harbor Cruises

Take a cruise and enjoy great views of the city from the water.

TV Show Tapings

Get free tickets for televeision shows taped in New York City.


Money-saving discounts and tips for NYC’s many museums.

Christmas 2016

The holiday season is a great time to visit New York City.

News & Discounts

Discounts, Deals, and Free & Inexpensive Things to Do

Visit Belvedere Castle

Belvedere Castle in Central Park Climb to the top of Belvedere Castle for some great views of Central Park and the surrounding city. Belvedere Castle isn't really a castle, but rather a small ornate structure built to add to the Central Park scenery. The castle was...

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The Rubin Museum of Art Free K2 Friday Nights

K2 Friday Nights at The Rubin Each Friday night from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the The Rubin opens for free extended hours known as K2 Friday Nights. During these evening events, the museum's Café Serai transforms into the K2 Lounge with DJ music, a 2-for-1 happy hour...

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The Museum at FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology Museum The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) operates a museum that is open to the public free of charge. The museum has three galleries, one that features special exhibitions, one that displays a portion of the museum's...

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The Pratt Institute’s Manhattan Gallery

The Pratt Manhattan Gallery Street View. Drag mouse or use arrows and compass to scroll. The Pratt Manhattan Gallery hosts art exhibitions throughout the year featuring a variety of art forms and topics. The Pratt Gallery's exhibitions are open to the public and...

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African Burial Ground National Monument

The African Burial Ground National Monument marks the Lower Manhattan location of a burial ground where enslaved and free Africans were buried during a time period from the 1690s to 1794. The burial ground was located outside the boundaries of the early settlement of...

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El Museo del Barrio – Free Admission on Third Saturday

Free Admission to El Museo del Barrio Admission to El Museo is free every third Saturday of the month. Saturday hours are 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Admission is also free for seniors on Wednesdays. Regular admission is a suggested donation of $9 for adults and $5 for...

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The Red Cube

The Red Cube is an iconic public sculpture piece located in Lower Manhattan at Broadway and Liberty Street. Although the sculpture is titled "Red Cube" and appears to be a cube, it's actually not a quite a cube. The shape is stretched out along one axis, adding to the...

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Audience Tickets for The Chew

Get Tickets for The Chew The Chew is ABC's food-centered talk show. You can get free tickets to be in the audience for The Chew by applying online. The shows is taped Tuesday - Thursday at 9:00 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.. The tapings usually last about 90 minutes. You need...

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