- By kevin
- On Jun 22, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
It's the best time to plan your New York city vacation now,and if you love performing arts,you might want to go during peak theater and performing arts seasons,which happens during autumn,winter and early spring.Our tips about the best destinations&places to go for family city sightseeing shared with you as below.The city Museums is a good choose,and many of our less famous Museums are the best kept secrets.Examples include,The Frick Collection,The Morgan Library,The Cooper Hewitt,The New York Historical Society,The Museum of The City of New York and International Center for Photography.
New York City Museums–Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty Museum
If visiting the Statue of Liberty and getting inside the Statue of Liberty Museum and/or climbing Lady Liberty’s Crown is important to you,then stop right here and reserve your Statue of Liberty tickets(Monument Access Pass),either with or without$3.00 Crown Access now!
Neighborhood:Financial District/Wall Street
9-11 Memorial Museum
The 9/11 Memorial was dedicated on the 10th anniversary of 9/11 and open to the public on September 12,2011.Tickets to the Memorial are FREE,and reservations are no longer required.
Both New York CityPASS and New York Pass offer the 9-11 Memorial and Museum as an attraction choice.
Intrepid Sea,Air and Space Museum
The Intrepid is a great New York City attraction and offers something for the whole family.It was one of my favorite NYC things to do as a kid and I loved it just as much when I visited this year.
Best For:Kids or anyone really interested in War history and transportation.(PS–this is my Dad’s all-time favorite thing to do in NYC,except eating,of course).
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Ground Zero Museum Workshop–The first Museum created to memorialize the tragedies of 9-11-01.Since it was founded in 2005,before Ground Zero was reconstructed,it resides in the Meatpacking District,and not downtown,where the 9-11 Memorial and future 9-11 Museum are located.
420 West 14th St(9th Ave and Washington Street)
$25 adults,$19 seniors,$19 kids(under 4 free)
Included as a choice on the New York Explorer Pass,the Ground Zero Museum Workshop is a non-profit state museum with artifacts,photos,history,stories,remnants and more.Ticket proceeds are used to cover the museum’s operating costs and also shared with FDNY and 9/11 charities.
Choco-Story New York Museum
New in 2017!New York’s first ever chocolate museum by Jacques Torres!Visitors will discover in the 5,000 sq.foot museum the story of chocolate and its journey from tree to bar through a self-guided tour of original artifacts,nine premium tastings,original Mayan hot chocolate freshly ground by hand,and a bon-bon making demonstration,offering an educational–and delicious–experience for families,children,and chocolate lovers.The museum also features a kids’corner,a fun,educational space where children can dig for“undiscovered artifacts”in a sand pit and play chocolate shop proprietor with a toy kitchen and cash register.