You don't always have to pay to see something special even in such quite a pricey city as New York. Some museums and major attractions here are free to admit all year round or want you to pay as much as you wish. Have a look at some art pieces, get to know your city and its history better with our list of free NYC museums.
Founded in 1971 the Bronx Museum of the Arts helps the community by making art and education accessible to families and children through interactive programs. Easily accessible by subway the museum offers free admission for everyone.
Read a good book in the regal setting of the New York Public Library. It has been a constant source of learning and education for the past 100 years and offers free books and information to all New Yorkers.
A lovely corner of nature in New York City with historic farm buildings, greenhouses, an orchard and herb garden perfect to spend time with kids and enjoy a family day. Open all year round, general admission is free.
The Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) houses the largest collection of costumes, textiles, and apparel. It is the only NYC museum dedicated to fashion only, it regularly features innovative exhibitions, tours and talks. Admission is always free.
The doors opened into a fascinating world of American fantastic folk art. The museum exhibits more than 7,000 artworks of self-taught American artists of past and present starting from the 18th century. Admission is free.
One of the most interesting places to visit in New York is the American Museum of Natural History.
With four floors of exhibits, the place is appealing for both children and adults, the main attractions are the dinosaur fossils and the great blue whale. There is an admission fee on a pay-what-you-wish basis.
Central Park West at West 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192
With a vast collection of exhibitions on display as well as a library with well over half a million books to discover the Hispanic Society of America has become a must see spot for tourists to New York to visit. It opened over 100 years ago and has remained a focus for anyone wanting to discover more about Hispanic history and culture for free.
613 W 155th St, New York, NY 10032
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