New York Transit Museum

Visitors view vintage subway cars, turnstiles, rotating art exhibitions and more in a 1930s subway station.

Hours: Tu-F 10 am-4 pm, Sa-Su 11 am-5 pm

Admission: $10 adults, $5 seniors (62+)/children 2-17, children under 2 and seniors on W free

New York Transit Museum Gallery Annex

Exhibitions and artifacts explore the evolution of the urban public transportation system in New York City. Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat & Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.

New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Servicemen’s letters home are etched into glass on the Walk of Honor, which also displays the names of 1,741 New Yorkers who lost their lives in Vietnam. Open 24 hrs. Free.

New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

This cultural institution features more than 60,000 objects and works of art focused on the history of New York. 

Hours: Tu-Th, Sa 10 am-6 pm, F 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-5 pm

Admission: $21 adults, $16 seniors and educators, $13 students, $6 children 5-13, age 4 and under free, pay what you wish F 6-8 pm

Night at the Museum Tour

See the actual exhibits behind the making of the “Night at the Museum” movies at the American Museum of Natural History. On this self-guided tour, you will visit Rapa Nui (Easter Island), famous for its rows of towering figures of deified ancestors; the famous (and mischevous) capuchin monkeys that live in forest areas from northeastern Mexico to northern Argentina; African Elephants; and of course, and of course, a replication of the Tyrannosaurus rex, complete with its 4-foot-long jaw and 6-inch-long teeth. 

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.

Official NYC Information Kiosk-City Hall

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.


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