Top Attractions & Culture
Metropolitan Museum of Art
One of the world's largest and finest classic art museums, the Metropolitan features an impressive collection of more than two million works of art spanning 5,000 years of global culture. Located off Central Park, The Met features the famed American Wing, which houses the world's most comprehensive collection - an unparalleled view of American history.
Fifth Avenue & 82nd St.
Museum of Natural History
The largest and most pioneering natural history museum in the world, New York City’s Museum of Natural History is an awe-inspiring wonder with its famous dinosaur halls, Akeley Hall of African Mammals, Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, and the Rose Center For Earth and Space featuring the most technologically advanced space show on the planet.
Central Park West and 79th St.
Museum of Modern Art MoMA
Housing many precious classics, MoMA is home to the largest collection of modern painting and sculpture in the world, including Van Gogh's "Starry Night" and Monet’s breathtaking 14 foot wide "Water Lilies."
11 West 53 St.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The largest campus of its kind in the world, Lincoln Center is home to a staggering array of theater, music, dance and film. Construction began in 1959 with the help of John D. Rockefeller III, largely in an effort to provide new space for the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic and the Juilliard School.
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
This Middle Ages museum may have been constructed in the '30s, but it feels much older than that. Set in a scenic park overlooking the Hudson River, the structure re-creates architectural details from five 15th-century monasteries and houses items from the Met’s medieval art and architecture collections.
99 Margaret Corbin Dr., Fort Tryon Park
Whitney Museum of American Art
The Whitney Museum of American Art is the leading institution of American art and culture of our time, housed in a Marcel Breuer-designed building that is a landmark of modern architecture.
99 Gansevoort St (new location)
The Frick Collection
The Frick Collection is an art museum featuring some of the best-known paintings by the greatest European artists: sculptures, eighteenth-century French furniture, and porcelain.
1 East 70th St.
Empire State Building
A majestic Art Deco masterpiece and the most symbolic sight in the Manhattan skyline, it is one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world—stretching to 1,453 feet above 5th Avenue. A national historic landmark, it’s truly an experience—ride the high-speed elevator to the 86th floor Observatory, 1,050 feet above the street, for panoramic views.
350 5th Ave.
Radio City Music Hall
Radio City is a landmark New York attraction and is known for hosting movie premieres, awards shows, and the annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular.
1260 Avenue of the Americas
Rockefeller Center, a 22-acre complex of stores, commercial offices and open space, is famous for its annual Christmas tree lighting and for its sunken ice-skating rink (which, during summertime, serves as the stylish watering hole Rink Bar). Take in the impressive view of NYC from 70 stories up at The Top of The Rock Observation Deck.
45 Rockefeller Plaza
Grand Central Terminal
This beautiful Beaux-Arts train terminal is often considered one of the most beautiful train stations in the world. Even if you aren't taking a train anywhere, be sure to check out the beautiful main concourse with its enormous windows and ceiling with the signs of zodiac painted across the top.
89 E 42nd St (at Park Ave)
The Paley Center for Media
Dedicated to preserving and collecting television programs as a service to the public, the museum holds historic television programs available to the public, providing a cultural perspective to television and radio.
25 W 52nd St (between 5th and 6th Ave)
Top of The Rock Observation Deck
Visitors to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center can enjoy 360-degree views of New York City from 70 stories up.
45 Rockefeller Plaza