Mondiale zoektocht

Activeren huidige locatie
Toetreden
Uitloggen
user image
Mijn profiel
Uitloggen
While we do our best to ensure the accuracy of our listings, some venues may be currently temporarily closed without notice. Please confirm status on the venue website before making any plans.

Best History Museums in New York

door: Cityseeker
Bewerk de verzameling
Download PDF
6018


Museum at Eldridge Street

A prominent landmark of Jewish immigration from Eastern Europe to the United States, the Eldridge Street Synagogue houses the Museum at Eldridge Street. It is the founders of this museum who took the initiative of a massive renovation and restoration project on the synagogue, and are solely responsible for the majestic glory in which it stands today. The museum tells the tale of how the synagogue came to be founded, storing vast collections of artifacts and documents that are valuable to the Jewish history in the country. There are walking tours and other programs organized by the museum which take visitors through the various aspects of the synagogue's existence. See the website or call for more information.

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center

The George Gustav Heye Center is the New York division of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. The Heye Center occupies the first and second floors of the historic Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House. The museum hosts a selection of changing exhibitions that present and reaffirm the ways, languages, literature, history, and art of Native Americans. The museum also features dance and music performances, children's workshops, family and school programs, and film festivals and video screenings that present the diversity of the Native peoples of the Americas and the strength of their cultures from the earliest times to the present.

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
Museum of Jewish Heritage

As a memorial to the Holocaust, this museum contains a core exhibition of more than 2000 historic photographs and 800 historical and cultural artifacts, as well as 24 original documentary films. These exhibits educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the broad tapestry of Jewish life over the past century, before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Museum of Jewish Heritage includes its 82,000-square foot (7618 square meter) Robert M. Morgenthau Wing, which contains the state-of-the-art Edmond J. Safra Hall, Andy Goldsworthy's Garden of Stones as well as a catering hall, classrooms, and expanded gallery space for special exhibitions. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
Merchant's House Museum

The very beautifully preserved Merchant's House Museum shows how New York's merchant class lived in the 1800s. The brick townhouse was built in 1832 in the Greek-Revival style. Three years later, a successful merchant by the name of Seabury Tredwell bought the property, and it housed his family for generations. Today, visitors can see just how the family lived in the 19th Century. The kitchen and the fixtures are original, and in fact, all the furniture was used by this family.

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
Rubin Museum of Art (RMA)

Rubin Museum of Art (RMA) is one of the few museums committed to preserving and promoting art from the Himalayas and surrounding regions. It caters to everyone; experts, professors, art enthusiasts, and young children. The museum is always conducting various public and educational programs and hosts several changing exhibitions. The main draw here is a rare collection of paintings, sculptures and textiles dating back 2000 years.

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
Morgan Library & Museum

The building housing the Morgan Library & Museum and research facility was constructed by J.P. Morgan Sr., who was one of the richest men in the country. It opened to the public in 1924. A national landmark, the exhibition room showcases rare manuscripts and books - a grand variety of works by musicians, writers, artists and more, including Bach, Hemingway and Rembrandt. Differing programs are offered year round, plus there’s a small cafe, garden court, dining room and extensive gift shop.

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

Walk the deck of the 900-foot (274-meter) aircraft carrier Intrepid, best known for its role in World War II, and witness thought-provoking exhibits on aviation as well as deep sea and space exploration. Tour a submarine and take a virtual flight, in addition to viewing vintage and modern airplanes parked wing to wing. The interactive programs and events are designed for all ages and guarantee an educational yet fun experience. The stunning interiors and the panoramic views on the outside make The Intrepid a must-visit.

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
The Paley Center for Media

William S. Paley played a significant role in shaping radio and television broadcasting in the 20th Century. The Paley Center for Media is at the forefront of the ever-evolving global media and examines its effect on society. They are curators of over 150,000 television shows, radio productions and commercials, as well as key events in history like Neil Armstrong’s voice clip from the moon. Listen to radio programs from back in the day or watch re-runs of I Love Lucy, a feat that promises a nostalgic experience for entertainment history buffs and television junkies. Visitors can also glance through their collection on their online database.

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
The Jewish Children's Museum

The Jewish Children's Museum, primarily geared towards elementary school-age children through the eighth grade, is a museum for children of all faiths. Visitors will experience Jewish history, values, and traditions in a manner that inspires an increased interest in Jewish culture. Permanent exhibits such as "Exploring Jewish Life" teach children about Jewish holidays and foods while "Exploring Jewish History" teaches children about the Land of Israel and the Holocaust. Kids can take a journey through Judaism on a miniature golf course where each hole represents a different stage of the Jewish lifecycle or test their Jewish knowledge in a Jeopardy-style game show quiz. School and youth group programs can be arranged.

Brooklyn, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
Amerikaans Museum van Natuurlijke Historie (American Museum of Natural History)

Deze populaire attractie is het grootste Natuurlijk Historisch Museum in de wereld. Het puilt uit van de voorwerpen, vertoningen en exposities, allemaal uitgerust om de geheimen van de prachtige natuurlijke wereld te onthullen. Het bezoek begint met de dinosaurussen, die je verwelkomen als je de hoofdhal binnen komt. Andere interessante zaken zijn onder andere de Hall van Menselijke Biologie en Evolutie, de Hall van Meteorieten, een uitgebreide collectie van edelstenen, een IMAX theater en het Rose Center for Earth and Space laat eveneens een onderzoeksbibliotheek zijn (tegen extra kosten).

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
The Jewish Museum

Founded in 1904 at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the Jewish Museum is now one of the world's premier centers for Jewish heritage and culture. Housed in a former mansion on Museum Mile, the collection is impressive; it includes over 280,00 objects, from sculpture and paintings to photographs and archaeological artifacts. Rotating exhibits usually focus on a specific Jewish artist or a period of Jewish history.

New York, NY, Verenigde Staten
Toevoegen aan de collectie
0 141 26018-best-history-museums-in-new-york
1 of
1 0
Laat hieronder een berichtje :
300 Resterende tekens

Sturen
Vergelijkbare verzamelingen
10 Scenic Highways Across the US
10 Opgeslagen In Favorieten

10 Scenic Highways Across the US

Gecreëerd door : Cityseeker
Sla de verzameling aan uw profiel
Exploring Bethesda, MD
24 Opgeslagen In Favorieten

Exploring Bethesda, MD

Gecreëerd door : Cityseeker
Sla de verzameling aan uw profiel
Exploring Bethesda, MD (Marriott)
9 Opgeslagen In Favorieten

Exploring Bethesda, MD (Marriott)

Gecreëerd door : Cityseeker
Sla de verzameling aan uw profiel
Exploring Washington DC
35 Opgeslagen In Favorieten

Exploring Washington DC

Gecreëerd door : Cityseeker
Sla de verzameling aan uw profiel
35 1 0 9
6018