The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

New York City Museums

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New York has some of the greatest museums of the world. Featured currently on “Joy of Museums” are the following:

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Essential Facts:

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



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