Attractions

Official NYC Information Center-Harlem

Mon-Fri noon-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Official NYC Information Center-Midtown

Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Holidays 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Official NYC Information Kiosk-Chinatown

Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m., holidays 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m., holidays 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

One World Observatory

The three-level indoor observatory is located at the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

Palitz Gallery

Located in Syracuse University’s Joseph I. Lubin House, this gallery features loan exhibitions, as well as paintings, sculptures and other artwork from the university's collection.

Hours: M-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa 11 am-4 pm

Admission: Free

Parsons School of Design

The Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries are recently renovated and offer year-round exhibitions of outside artists and designers, Parsons faculty, and students.

Hours: F-W noon-6 pm, Th noon-8 pm

Admission: Free

Poets House

The center devoted solely to poetry holds readings, conversations, workshops and exhibitions throughout the year. The library contains more than 60,000 volumes, which are available to read in-house. The children’s room offers young ones the opportunity to experience poetry first-hand, either through readings and performances by noted poets and actors or by composing their own poems on old-faxhioned but fully functioning manual typewriters.

Hours: Tu–F 11 am–7 pm, Sat 11 am–6 pm. Children’s room: Th-Sa 11 am-5 pm

Admission: Free

Promenade at Brooklyn Bridge Park

A serene footpath on the Brooklyn shore of the East River offers spectacular views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges.

Prospect Park

Some might say Prospect Park is to Brooklyn what Central Park is to Manhattan. And, the comparison is pretty spot-on. BK’s largest park—coming in at 585 acres—was even designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the same landscape architecture team behind Central Park.

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