WHO KNEW ???
with a stunning lobby gateway (as above)
the museum celebrates and interprets the city, educating the public about its distinctive character, especially its heritage of diversity, opportunity, and perpetual transformation.
I'd never been before.
In fact I didn't even know it was there and I'm a native New Yorker ! So...thank goodness I was with friends who HAD discovered it.
Decorative objects, accessories, and costumes reveal the city’s visual culture at the end of the 19th century, when its elite class flaunted their money as never before.
everything is laid out so spaciously and easy to understand.
It has simple but elegant well placed displays
The Museum and Museum Store are open seven days a week from 10:00 am–6:00 pm.
SO MANY TREASURES
General Admission tickets include all exhibitions on view.
Tickets are not timed and do not sell out.
You can take in more than 100 images made by professional and amateur photographers capturing the energy, enthusiasm, and spirit of community that Marathon Sunday is all about.
See, I don't even exercise and I won !!
View original instruments, handwritten lyrics, and video and film footage tracing the roots of the folk revival, its growth in New York, its major players, and its impact on American politics and culture during the tumultuous 1960s.
if you're visiting NYC or live there and haven't been...
spend a few hours in this clean, quiet, visually lovely, uncrowded honor to New York City