New York City Attractions

Museums

All museums and attractions have online ticket  booking for your convenience.

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue $25.00 adult suggested donation

American Museum of Natural History
Type: Natural History Museums, Observatories/ Planetariums, Museums
79th Street and Central Park West
Admission: $19.00

Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street Admission $25.00

Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Place Admission: $12 adults $10 seniors 65 and up

Whitney Museum of Art
945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street
General admission $18
Ages 19–25 $14, Ages 62 and over $14

Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave. and 89th St. 10 am. To 7:45pm
General admission $22.00, Seniors and students $18.00

Things to see:

Top of the Rock Observation Deck
30 Rockefeller Center Adult admission: $25.00, children $16.00, seniors $23.00

Central Park
59th to 110th St., from Central Park West to 5th Ave.

Rockefeller Center
Between 47th and 51th Streets
From Fifth to Seventh Avenues
tours begin at 10AM cost is $15.00

NBC Studios
Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm
30 Rockefeller Plaza
(Enter on 49th St between 5th & 6th Ave)
Admission: $24.00, seniors and children under 12 $21.00

Statue of Liberty
Liberty Island New York City, NY 10004
Entrance Fees – None
Statue of Liberty Fees: $20.00, Ages 13+$17.00, Seniors 62 and over, $12.00- Children 4-12.

There is an additional fee to reserve a ticket to the crown. Check website for renovation alerts.

New York Public Library
5th Ave and 42nd St Free

Grand Central Terminal
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Dining, Shopping, Group tours/walking tour
Cost: Free
42nd Street and Park Avenue

Times Square
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Theaters, Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Broadway

St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Cost: Free
460 Madison Avenue

Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue
Between 33rd and 34th Streets
Main deck tickets: Adult (13-61)  $25.00, Seniors $22.00, Children 6-12 $19.00

South Street Seaport
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Malls, History Museums
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Fulton & South Streets, Pier 17

Theaters

Radio City Music Hall 
Type: Tours, Theaters 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Ticket Prices: Adult: $23.70, Seniors and children under 12: $18.75
1260 Avenue of the Americas
(between 50th and 51st Streets)

Online tickets theater tickets: http://www.broadwaybox.com

TKTS (Line up early)

Get discount tickets for Broadway and off Broadway shows
47th Street & Broadway New York City, NY 10019
Last year they were not accepting credit cards, so be prepared to bring cash for this event.
OR
Go on-line to purchase tickets. The official website for purchasing Broadway tickets is available here.  A number of discount sites are also available.

Transportation

Subways: Purchase subway card in stations. $10.00 is lowest denomination which gets you four rides. The blue line runs along the west side of the city and green lines runs along the east side of the city. The red and green lines will take you to the southern tip of Manhattan and the ferries to The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.  For additional information, please visit the NY Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s website.

Taxis: Prices are dependent on your destination. From Times Square to the Metropolitan Museum of Art will cost approximately $15.00.

Walking: Remember the city is a grid. Avenues run north and south and streets run east and west. Maps of New York City

Restaurants

Restaurants abound with various cuisines. Grand Central Station has many choices, and there are many choices throughout the city.

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