Famous Museums of New York

Several museums in New York have free admission or suggested admission.

Suggested admission means that person would pay according his own wish but it

is mandatory. The museums with free admission include: National Museum of

the American Indian and Hispanic Society of America. Brooklyn Museum of Art is

free only on 1st Saturday every month. Whitney Museum of American Art,

Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) and Cooper – Hewitt National Design Museum

are the museums with pay –what – you –want system.

GOETHE HOUSE

Goethe Institute’s library and gallery provides a peak into German life and

tradition. There is a change in the performances, exhibitions and lectures

regularly. It is open from Monday to Friday. The museum is situated between

82nd and83rd streets on Fifth Avenue. These exhibitions and lectures are totally

free.

ALLIANCE FOR DOWNTOWN NEW YORK

Free tours of downtown are sponsored totally free by Alliance for Downtown New

York. These are carried-on on Thursdays and Saturdays at noon. For this it is

suggested to meet the tour guide at National Museum of the American Indian.

BOAT RIDES

Staten Island Ferry ride costs nothing and is said to be the cheapest outing. It

takes one hour in the Ferry from Battery Park (South Ferry Subway Station) to

the borough of Staten Island. On the ride one is also profited by other fabulous

views like bridges of lower Manhattan, skyscrapers, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island

and many more.

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

It has four major branches in Manhattan and other boroughs too. Entrance to

these branches of New York Public Library is free of cost. It has several other

branches in the city. Exhibits such as Science, Humanities, Business and

Industry are as diverse as the libraries themselves.

UNITED NATIONS HQ

Most of the world’s great corporate houses have there head quarters in New

York including United Nations headquarters. New York hosts the headquarters of

UN. The entry to it is free of cost and people are even allowed to attend the

meetings.

RIVERSIDE CHURCH

Tour to this church is free on every Sunday. For arrangements one has to meet

the tour guide in First balcony at 12:15pm. Church also provides the parking in its

garage free.

BRYANT PARK MOVIE SCREENINGS

HBO and Citi sponsor continuous Monday night movies hosted by Bryant Park.

Bryant park incorporates big screen on which movies are shown on Mondays fro

June to August. Picnic is also allowed on its soft grass at 5pm. The shows begin

between 8:00pm and 9:00pm after sunset.

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