The Brooklyn Museum. (JongHeon Martin Kim)
More than 1 million objects make up the multiple permanent collections of this internationally recognized museum. Ancient Egyptian and contemporary American art, among other specialties, are housed in a 560,000-square-foot Beaux Arts building.
Hours: W 11 am-6 pm, Th 11 am-10 pm, F-Su 11 am-6 pm, first Sa of the month (except Sept.) 11 am-11 pm
Suggested admission: $16 adults, $10 seniors (65+)/students, age 19 and under free, first Sa of the month (except Sept.) after 5 pm free.