Located just two blocks from the Staten Island Ferry terminal, this museum showcases exhibits of local artists, history and natural science.
Hours: M-F 11 am-5 pm, Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su noon-5 pm
Recommended admission: $5 adults, $1 seniors (65+)/students, children 12 and under free
This late-19th-century urban housing experiment in Harlem comprises up to 130 town houses that vary in style from Georgian-inspired to neo-Italian Renaissance. Among the prominent African-American residents, whose professional status gave the enclave its name, are musicians Eubie Blake and W.C. Handy.
Turn-of-the-20th-century immigrant life on Manhattan's Lower East Side is illustrated through guided tours of authentically preserved tenement apartments.
Hours: Daily 10 am-6 pm (last tour 5 pm) Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Admission: $25 adults, $20 seniors (65+)/students, children under 6 not admitted.
Literature, music, visual arts and public policy programs aim to foster an understanding of the contemporary political, social and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada. Most events are free and open to the public.
Hours: W-Sa noon-6 pm