The Museum of the City of New York’s Georgian Colonial Revival building is located on Manhattan’s famed Museum Mile, which runs along Fifth Avenue between 82nd and 105th streets. (Filip Wolak, courtesy MCNY)
New York City’s past, present and future are illustrated through paintings, photographs, toys, theatrical costumes, manuscripts and more that reflect the city’s rich diversity. The collection contains approximately 750,000 items. Throughout the year, temporary exhibitions and public programs educate, inform and delight the public.
The permanent exhibition, “New York at Its Core,” is a three-gallery, high-tech look at the city’s 400-year history.
Hours: Daily 10 am-6 pm
Suggested admission: $18 adults, $12 seniors (65+)/students, age 19 and under free