When the discussion veers around New York city, the focus shifts to the buzzing music and entertainment that makes everyone go nostalgic. You could also cast your mind to some of the iconic architectures, like World Trade Centre and Statue of Liberty that have made the world go ga-ga over them. But, the city is not confined to these towering buildings alone. A host of museums with a cosy architecture and a wide range of artefacts are set to make your exhibition an amazing extravaganza. Here's the list of museums that you can visit and spend memorable moments with your dear ones there.
American Museum Of Natural History
The museum, regarded as one of the most prestigious science and research institute in the world, will take your breath away with a series of exhibitions and collections that let you go through different stages of the earth evolution. If you want to witness such spectacle, put your hand into the pocket and draw out a sum of Rs 1,400-1,500, and Rs 835 if you have a child with an age of 2-12 years. If you are a student or a senior citizen, an amount of Rs 1,100-1,200 will do.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Come down to Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the largest museums on the planet, to find any category of art from anywhere in the world. These sculptures have made a significant mark in the history of New York tourism. So, why are you staying away from loving this wonderful architecture? Come here and explore the beauty of art & culture of the museum. Also, you can buy gifts such as jewellery, stationary and other items. Admission fee for general citizens, senior citizens with age over 65 years and students are Rs 1,300-1,400, Rs 1,000-1,100 and Rs 600-700, respectively. However, there is no fee for children under 12 years of age.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The museum, constructed by Frank Lloyd, will let you go through the artistic works from the 19th and 20th century, including Calder, Braque, Brancusi, Robert Delaunay, Chagall, Van Gogh, Picasso, Leger, Kandinsky and Giacometti. Admission fee for different individuals is showcased below for you to see.
No fee for children under 12 years of age
Museum of Modern Art
The museum has grown over the years to house over 1 lakh paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, prints and design objects from a store of mere 8 prints and one drawing at one point of time. Moreover, the museum has about 14,000 films and 40 lakh film stills to go with 1,40,000 periodicals, books and artist books. Check below the price to watch the gala exhibition at the museum.
Students- Rs 1,200-1,300
Children under 16 years of age are free to enter. However, they are supposed to be accompanied by an adult to avail the free exhibition.
The Met Cloisters
The museum features the art & architecture of Metropolitan Museum of Art from medieval Europe. Besides being famous for wonderful tapestries, the cloisters are a home to a slew of architectural installations and offers awesome views of the Hudson. Check out the admission fee to enter into the museum.
Adult- Rs 1,600-1,700
Seniors- Rs 1,100-1,200