Best art museums in New York

Check out the top art museums in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. MoMA PS1
1. MoMA PS1
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76 local reviews
22-25 Jackson Ave, Queens
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-784-2084
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Rebeccah & Daniel
A converted public school into a Contemporary Art Museum, sometimes with events running at night in the courty…
Mike
A former grade school turned into a contemporary art museum by the Museum of Modern Art. It's always a surpris…
Arya
One of the best contemporary art museums in the world is just a 5 minute walk from our place.
1. MoMA PS1
1. MoMA PS1
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76 local reviews
22-25 Jackson Ave, Queens
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-784-2084
Rebeccah & Daniel
Rebeccah & Daniel
A converted public school into a Contemporary Art Museum, sometimes with events running at night in the courtyard.
Mike
Mike
A former grade school turned into a contemporary art museum by the Museum of Modern Art. It's always a surprise what is there!
Arya
Arya
One of the best contemporary art museums in the world is just a 5 minute walk from our place.
2. Flushing Meadows Corona Park
2. Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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36 local reviews
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
+1 718-760-6565
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Brooke
This big, green park is home to the World's Fair, Queens Zoo, Queens Art Museum, Botanical Gardens, and Queens…
Gabriela
The site of two twentieth century World's Fairs attended by millions of people, Flushing Meadows Corona Park c…
Carlos
Great park with much history! World's Fair Exhibition grounds in 1939 and 1964. Met's stadium, BJK Tennis stad…
2. Flushing Meadows Corona Park
2. Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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36 local reviews
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
+1 718-760-6565
Brooke
Brooke
This big, green park is home to the World's Fair, Queens Zoo, Queens Art Museum, Botanical Gardens, and Queens Hall of Science.
Gabriela
Gabriela
The site of two twentieth century World's Fairs attended by millions of people, Flushing Meadows Corona Park continues to draw and delight v…
Carlos
Carlos
Great park with much history! World's Fair Exhibition grounds in 1939 and 1964. Met's stadium, BJK Tennis stadium, Zoo, Hall of Science, Art…
3. The Museum of Modern Art
3. The Museum of Modern Art
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221 local reviews
11 W 53rd St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 212-708-9400
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MarcAntoni
If you are an art lover you should check out this beautiful modern art museum that showcases so many famous pi…
Gabrielle And Ana
The Museum of Modern Art is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street betwee…
Angie & Carlos
The Museum of Modern Art is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street betwee…
3. The Museum of Modern Art
3. The Museum of Modern Art
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221 local reviews
11 W 53rd St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 212-708-9400
MarcAntoni
MarcAntoni
If you are an art lover you should check out this beautiful modern art museum that showcases so many famous pieces. Van Gogh's "Starry Nigh…
Gabrielle And Ana
Gabrielle And Ana
The Museum of Modern Art is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Angie & Carlos
Angie & Carlos
The Museum of Modern Art is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Fri…
4. Whitney Museum of American Art
4. Whitney Museum of American Art
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120 local reviews
99 Gansevoort St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 212-570-3600
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Gabrielle And Ana
The Whitney Museum of American Art – known informally as the "Whitney" – is an art museum located in Manhattan…
Kristine
The Whitney is a world renowned contemporary art museum with consistently great programming. We have membershi…
Mary
Favorite "contempory" art museum in NYC. Combine with art gallery hopping and dinner in the Meetpacking distri…
4. Whitney Museum of American Art
4. Whitney Museum of American Art
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120 local reviews
99 Gansevoort St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 212-570-3600
Gabrielle And Ana
Gabrielle And Ana
The Whitney Museum of American Art – known informally as the "Whitney" – is an art museum located in Manhattan.
Kristine
Kristine
The Whitney is a world renowned contemporary art museum with consistently great programming. We have memberships and would be glad to let yo…
Mary
Mary
Favorite "contempory" art museum in NYC. Combine with art gallery hopping and dinner in the Meetpacking district.
5. Brooklyn Museum
5. Brooklyn Museum
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462 local reviews
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 718-638-5000
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Jose
The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet …
tamar
The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet …
Wenting
The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet…
5. Brooklyn Museum
5. Brooklyn Museum
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462 local reviews
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 718-638-5000
Jose
Jose
The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2), the museum is New…
tamar
tamar
The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2), the museum is New…
Wenting
Wenting
The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet, the museum is New York City'…
6. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
6. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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310 local reviews
1000 5th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 212-535-7710
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Danielle
The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, colloquially "the Met," is the largest art museum in the United St…
Rachel
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collection includes m…
Ian
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, colloquially "the Met", is the largest art museum in the United States, and is…
6. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
6. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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310 local reviews
1000 5th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 212-535-7710
Danielle
Danielle
The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, colloquially "the Met," is the largest art museum in the United States. It would take days to s…
Rachel
Rachel
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and finest art museums. Its collection includes more than two million works of …
Ian
Ian
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, colloquially "the Met", is the largest art museum in the United States, and is among the most visited art mu…
7. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
7. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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105 local reviews
1071 5th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 212-423-3500
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Michelangelo
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth …
Thomas
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth …
tamar
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (often referred to as "The Guggenheim") is a well-known art museum located on…
7. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
7. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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105 local reviews
1071 5th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Friday 10:00 AM
+1 212-423-3500
Michelangelo
Michelangelo
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 8…
Thomas
Thomas
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 8…
tamar
tamar
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (often referred to as "The Guggenheim") is a well-known art museum located on the Upper East Side of Manhat…
8. New Museum
8. New Museum
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88 local reviews
235 Bowery, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-219-1222
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Razi Thomas
Contemporary art museum housed in a sleek white building with a gift shop & cafe in the lobby. A refreshing mu…
Rose
The 'New Museum of Contemporary Art, founded in 1977 by Marcia Tucker, is a museum in New York City at 235 Bow…
tamar
Founded in 1977, the New Museum is a leading destination for new art and new ideas. It is Manhattan’s only ded…
8. New Museum
8. New Museum
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88 local reviews
235 Bowery, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-219-1222
Razi Thomas
Razi Thomas
Contemporary art museum housed in a sleek white building with a gift shop & cafe in the lobby. A refreshing multi-modal presentation coverin…
Rose
Rose
The 'New Museum of Contemporary Art, founded in 1977 by Marcia Tucker, is a museum in New York City at 235 Bowery, on Manhattan's Lower East…
tamar
tamar
Founded in 1977, the New Museum is a leading destination for new art and new ideas. It is Manhattan’s only dedicated contemporary art museum…
9. The Studio Museum in Harlem
9. The Studio Museum in Harlem
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42 local reviews
144 W 125th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 212-864-4500
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John
The Studio Museum in Harlem is an American contemporary art museum which is devoted to the work of African-Ame…
Julian
The Studio Museum in Harlem, located at 144 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard and L…
Lou
The Studio Museum is an American contemporary art museum devoted to the work of African-Americans artists of …
9. The Studio Museum in Harlem
9. The Studio Museum in Harlem
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42 local reviews
144 W 125th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 212-864-4500
John
John
The Studio Museum in Harlem is an American contemporary art museum which is devoted to the work of African-Americans artists. The museum's …
Julian
Julian
The Studio Museum in Harlem, located at 144 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard and Lenox Avenue in the Harlem neig…
Lou
Lou
The Studio Museum is an American contemporary art museum devoted to the work of African-Americans artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.
10. Montclair Art Museum
10. Montclair Art Museum
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7 local reviews
3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 973-746-5555
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Martina
Nice art museum, has a good collection of Native American Art!
Lonna
The Montclair Art Museum, together with its Vance Wall Art Education Center, engages our diverse community thr…
Bear
Small collection of Native American Art and American Painting
10. Montclair Art Museum
10. Montclair Art Museum
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7 local reviews
3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 973-746-5555
Martina
Martina
Nice art museum, has a good collection of Native American Art!
Lonna
Lonna
The Montclair Art Museum, together with its Vance Wall Art Education Center, engages our diverse community through distinctive exhibitions, …
Bear
Bear
Small collection of Native American Art and American Painting
11. Mana Contemporary
11. Mana Contemporary
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7 local reviews
888 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(201) 604-2702
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Margo
Beautiful art museum/ artists studio space. Go on one of their scheduled tours (free!).
Bianca
Contemporary art museum in Jersey City. Rotating exhibits. Closed on Sunday and Monday.
Valerie
They have everything from visual to performance art. They often have events and gatherings with refreshments.
11. Mana Contemporary
11. Mana Contemporary
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7 local reviews
888 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(201) 604-2702
Margo
Margo
Beautiful art museum/ artists studio space. Go on one of their scheduled tours (free!).
Bianca
Bianca
Contemporary art museum in Jersey City. Rotating exhibits. Closed on Sunday and Monday.
Valerie
Valerie
They have everything from visual to performance art. They often have events and gatherings with refreshments.