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

Free Friday Evenings at the Japan Society Gallery

Japan Society Gallery - Free Friday Evening Admission Admission to the Japan Society Gallery is free of charge from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Fridays. A docent tour of the gallery is available Fridays at 7:00 p.m. A Japanese language tour is available Fridays at 6:00...

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Free Historic Flatiron District Walking Tours

Free Flatiron District Tours The Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership sponsors free walking tours every Sunday. The tours start at 11:00 a.m and depart from the southwest corner of Madison Square Park, at 23rd Street and Broadway. No advance registration is required....

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Free Exhibits at the Onassis Cultural Center

The Onassis Cultural Center New York The Onassis Foundation USA is committed to the promotion of Greek Culture. The Onassis Cultural Center in New York City furthers that mission by offering programs and exhibits to the public free of charge. The Art Wall in the...

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Federal Hall National Memorial

Federal Hall The Federal Hall National Memorial marks the site which served as the first capital of the United States and where George Washington was inaugurated as President of the United States. The monument is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday...

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Free First Fridays at the Neue Galerie

Free Neue Galerie Admission on the First Friday of Each Month Admission to the Neue Galerie is free on the first Friday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.. The museum shop stays open until 8:00 p.m. and Cafe Sabarsky stays open until 9:00 p.m. on first Fridays....

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The New C3 New York CityPass

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links for CityPass and C3 CityPass and this website may be paid commissions for sales generated by links to those sites. New York CityPass The New York CityPass has long been a...

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First Fridays Free at the Noguchi Museum

Free Admission on the First Friday of Each Month Admission to the Noguhci Museum on Long Island City is free on the first Friday of each month, year round. From May through September, first Friday hours are extended from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and there's a cash bar...

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Discount Admission to the Museum of American Finance

Museum of American Finance Discount The Museum of American Finance is all about money, and you can save some on admission with this deal from Groupon. The Groupon deal is $8 for two museum admissions. That's just $4 per person and 50% off the...

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First Friday Evenings Free at the Frick Collection

First Fridays at the Frick Collection Admission to the Frick Collection is free from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the first Friday of each month (except January). Another discount admission option is Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., when admission is...

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