Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

New York City Museums

New York Museums

Museums in New York

The City of New York often called New York is the largest city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the cultural, financial, and media capital of the United States. NY exerts a significant impact on commerce, entertainment, fashion and the arts across America and the world. As home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important centre for international diplomacy.

New York Museums

New York has some of the greatest museums in the world. On most lists of the TOP NEW YORK MUSEUMS are the following:

Manhattan Museums

Brooklyn Museums

New York Museums

New York City has more than 2,000 arts and cultural organisations and more than 500 art galleries of all sizes. The city government funds the arts with a larger annual budget, and in addition, wealthy business magnates have built a network of significant cultural institutions, that have become internationally famous.

Museum Mile

New York City is home to hundreds of cultural institutions and historic sites and one of the densest displays of culture is the Museum Mile which is the name for a section of Fifth Avenue. Museums on the Museum Mile include:

New York

  • City:                         New York
  • Country:                  United States
  • State:                        New York
  • Settled:                    1624
  • Consolidated:         1898
  • Named for:             James, Duke of York
  • Population:             8.6 million

A Tour of Museums in the USA


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