Be Inspired at Iconic NYC Museums

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No trip to New York is complete without a visit to one of the city's most famous NYC museums, from the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to the American Museum of Natural History. Just a short taxi or subway ride away from Hotel St. James, a world of inspiration awaits in the city's vibrant arts scene. View some of our favorite museums in NYC below.

American Museum of Natural History

Located on the Upper West Side, the American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. It is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.

200 Central Park West
www.amnh.org

Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Inspiring children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world, the Children's Museum of Manhattan offers a unique and engaging environment of interactive exhibitions and programs.

212 W 83rd Street
www.cmom.org

Guggenheim Museum

An internationally renowned art museum and a significant architectural icon, the Guggenheim Museum is a cultural center, an educational institution, and the heart of an international network of museums.Visitors can witness special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, listen to lectures by artists and critics and watch performances and film screenings.

1071 Fifth Avenue
www.guggenheim.com

International Center of Photography

The International Center of Photography (ICP) is easily considered the world’s leading institution dedicated to the practice and understanding of photography and the reproduced image in all its forms.

1133 Sixth Avenue
www.icp.org

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States and one of the ten largest in the world. Tens of thousands of objects are on view at any given time in the Museum's 2 million-square-foot building.

1000 Fifth Avenue
www.metmuseum.org

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The Museum of Modern Art is often considered the most influential museum of modern art in the world. The museum's collection offers an overview of modern and contemporary art, including works of architecture and design, drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and artist's books, film and electronic media.

11 W 53rd Street
www.moma.org

Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney focuses on 20th- and 21st-century American art. Its permanent collection encompasses more than 21,000 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, films, videos, and new media by more than 3,000 artists.

945 Madison Avenue
www.whitney.org

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