Guide to The Museums In The Area

New York City’s museums and galleries are some of the City’s most powerful draws. New Yorkers have access to a spectacular array of museums that tourists from all over the world come to see. StuyTown is close to some them! If you live in one of our no fee NYC apartments and you’re looking to find entertainment on a slow weekend or have someone visiting from out of town, you have endless activity options available.

The Ukrainian Museum is committed to acquiring and exhibiting articles of artistic and historic significance to the cultural heritage of Ukrainians. Some exhibitions include woven textiles, paintings and ceramics. 

The Museum of American Gangster is located in a former speakeasy and provides guided tours that cover the history of organized crime in the United States.

The Yeshiva University Museum was founded in 1973 and focuses on Jewish history and culture through lectures films and concerts. The museum is comprised of four galleries, an exhibition arcade, an outdoor sculpture garden, and children’s studio workshops. The museum’s collection of artifacts and installations provide a window into Jewish culture around the world.

The Grey Art Gallery is a museum featuring cover painting, sculpture, and video and film from New York University’s collection as well as from traveling exhibits. The gallery is NYU’s finest art museum, located on Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village. The Gallery functions to collect and exhibit evidence of human culture and includes approximately 5,000 objects.

The Whitney Museum of American Art holds an outstanding collection of art including works by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Georgia O’Keefe and many others. The museum relocated to the Meatpacking District from the Upper East Side in 2015 .

The New Museum is a contemporary art museum housed in a sleek white building with a gift shop and café in the lobby.

The Children’s Museum of the Arts provides a hands-on-experience for kids and families through classes, performances and exhibits.

The Morgan Library & Museum features rotating exhibitions as well as the famed art and literary collections of financier Pierpont Morgan, one of the preeminent collectors and cultural benefactors in United States history.

If you want to venture out, take a subway or cab to the American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of Modern Art or the Metropolitan Museum of Art. These famous Manhattan institutions are the city’s most visited.

To make the most of your weekend and really experience what Manhattan has to offer, explore world-class NYC museums that happen to also be close to StuyTown’s no fee rentals in NYC