New York Deal: Museums

New York Deal: Museums

Posted on 2020-07-16

Manhattan is world renowned for its art museums, natural history museum and other cultural resources. Enjoy our Manhattan tour of museums and special exhibits. Arrive at each location from the comfort of your bus, avoiding tiresome waits and inclement weather. Here’s an overview.

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest natural history museums in the world. Exhibits such as the Rose Center for Earth and Space give you a spectacular perspective on earth in relation to other celestial bodies. The African rain forest exhibit allows you to experience firsthand the importance of earth’s natural resources. You’ll also see the largest collection of dinosaur and other vertebrate fossils on display anywhere.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a museum hosting numerous and diverse exhibitions. Artists include Degas, Michelangelo and Renoir. Exhibits include historical and cultural art such as Egyptian Archaeology, Islamic Art, African Art, Asian Art and the history of textiles. Enjoy a traveling tour of history and arts of all kinds while remaining in the elegant confines of this world class museum.

The Guggenheim is a beautiful home to important and renowned works of contemporary art. The museum itself is an art piece, designed by the iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Its vessel-like structure is perfectly suited to displaying the art work distributed along its sinuous and band like extremities.

The Museum of Contemporary Art’s exhibits contain well known and lesser known fine artists including painters, furniture designers and photographers. Redesigned by Yoshio Taniguchi, the museum itself is a work of art. View works by notable artists such as Henry Moore, David Hockney, Paul Cezanne and Picasso.

The Tenement Museum recollects life in NY tenements beginning over a century ago. Sweatshops, family stores, historic watering holes and city streets are depicted, providing you with an authentic taste of bygone New York.
Installation Art can be found all over NY City. This art is located in places such as row houses, restaurants, sidewalks and billboards. The New York Times featured this article about some of the more surprising installations.

You will be thrilled by your NY Museum tour. Contact Monsey Tours for more information.