More Mu­se­ums

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If time al­lows, here are some other pop­u­lar New York mu­se­ums worth check­ing out.

The Clois­ters

A branch of The Met, The Clois­ters mu­seum and gar­dens show­case art and ar­chi­tec­ture of me­dieval Europe. A ticket to The Met also al­lows ad­mis­sion to The Clois­ters. 99 Mar­garet Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York City. (212) 923-3700 or met­mu­seum.org.

Guggen­heim Mu­seum

Known for its eye-catch­ing cylin­dri­cal build­ing de­signed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Guggen­heim boasts a collection that cov­ers the Im­pres­sion­ist pe­riod through con­tem­po­rary art works. Ad­mis­sion: $22, $18 for stu­dents and se­niors. Free for kids younger than 12. 1071 Fifth Ave., New York City. (212) 423-3500 or guggen­heim.org.

Lower East Side Ten­e­ment Mu­seum

Learn about the work­ing class im­mi­grant ex­pe­ri­ence by tak­ing a tour of cramped apart­ments where im­mi­grants ac­tu­ally lived from the 1860s to the 1930s. Guided tours: $25; $20 for stu­dents and se­niors. 103 Or­chard St., New York City. (212) 982-8420 or ten­e­ment.org.

Mu­seum of the City of New York

The people and events that made New York what it is to­day are pre­sented through this small mu­seum’s ex­hibits on cul­ture, fash­ion and ac­tivism and a multimedia his­tory pro­gram. Sug­gested ad­mis­sion: $10, $6 for se­niors and stu­dents. Free for kids 12 and younger. 1220 Fifth Ave., New York City. (212) 534-1672 or mcny.org.

Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art

MoMA of­fers tips on view­ing mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary art with kids, from Van Gogh and Pi­casso to Jack­son Pol­lock. Ad­mis­sion: $25, $18 for se­niors, $14 for stu­dents. Free for kids 16 and younger. 11 W. 53rd St., New York City. (212) 708-9400 or moma.org.

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