Museum Road Trip to NYC


New York City is known for museums. World famous museums such as the MOMA, the Whitney and more but there are well over 1,000 museums in the city including some pretty unique finds. Here are some of the fun and interesting museums located in different parts of the city. Bet you never heard of a few of them so get your museum hop trip plans together.

The Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

Need a break from the hustle and bustle of the city? Step into the quarters of the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum featuring a garden and Colonial farmhouse. Its located o Broadway and 204th so you wont be far from transportation or the wonders of the city once you step back into modern times aka leave the museum.

The American Numismatic Society

Coin collectors unite. You won't want to miss this museum featuring coins from way back in time to the present. It's located in the financial district as it should be so go ahead and take a wonder.

The Alice Austen House

Sure, it's located on Staten Island but that just means you get to take the ferry which is a fun touristy thing to do. The Alice Austen house is dedicated to the work of photographer Alice Austen who was one of the earliest female photographers. You also have views of the sound so why not go for a stroll and snap the perfect picture waterside while you are there. It's only right.

Wave Hill

One would never imagine stepping into a live museum of horticulture in one of the five boos of NYC but Wave Hill is it. 28 acres of garden means you are basically no longer in New York City. And there are plenty of places to sit and take in the beauty including waterfront views.

Houdini Museum

Lovers of magic and magic tricks will delight on a visit to the Houdini Museum. Get to see firsthand some of the materials Houdini used in his magic. The whole museum is set as if you are stepping into a Houdini-esque magic show.

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