The Studio Museum in Harlem

Dedicated to local, national and international artists of African descent, the permanent collection boasts more than 1,600 paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, mixed-media works and installations, as well as temporary exhibitions.

Hours: Th-F noon-9 pm, Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su noon-6 pm

Suggested donation: $7 adults, $3 seniors/students, children under 12 and Su free

After Jan. 15, 2018, the museum will be closed to construct its new home on its current site. Stay tuned.

The Ukrainian Museum

Honoring the cultural legacy of the Ukrainian people, this museum boasts the largest and most important folk art collection outside the Ukraine. Wed-Sun 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $8 adults, $6 seniors/students, children under 12 free.

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

The reconstruction of the boyhood home of the 26th president of the United States—the first president to be born in New York City (Donald Trump, the nation’s 45th president, is the second president to be born in the city; Trump was born on June 14, 1946, in Queens)—includes period rooms, museum galleries and a bookstore. The period rooms can only be seen on guided tours, which are available every hour 10 am-4 pm (no tour at noon). 

Hours: W-Su 9 am-5 pm; closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Admission: Free

Times Square

With its heart at the intersection of Seventh Ave., Broadway and W. 42nd St., this section of Manhattan is known for its bright lights and historic theaters.

Top of the Rock

Open 365 days a year, the observation deck at the top of Rockefeller Center welcomes visitors with panoramic vistas some 70 floors above the ground.

Hours: Daily 8 am-midnight (last elevator ascends at 11 pm).

Admission: $36 adults, $34 seniors (62+), $30 children 6-12.

The “Sun & Stars” combination ticket allows visitors to enjoy Top of the Rock twice in one day: $54 adults, $43 children 6-12.

Tourist App

Dubbing themselves the “Uber of the tour guide business,” this new app allows visitors (and New Yorkers) to find a professional tour guide in minutes, in virtually any part of the city. You can custom-build a tour with the tour guide and arrange the meeting place—no advance booking required. See sights, attractions, specific neighborhoods and more, on your timetable and according to your interests. For more information, download the app or visit the website.

Trapeze School New York

Classes in silks, trampoline, juggling and flying trapeze for beginners and more-advanced acrobats. Encouraging, skilled instructors. Flying trapeze classes from $55.

Trinity Museum

Housed in a Lower Manhattan church that held its first service in 1698, this museum presents historical artifacts and replicas relating to the gothic church’s past.

Hours: M-Fr9 am-5:30 pm (closed during 12:05 pm.service), Sa-Su 9 am-3:45 pm

Trinity Churchyard: M-F 7 am-4 pm, Sa 8 am-3 pm, Su 7 am-3 pm

Trinity Cemetery and Mausoleum: Daily 9 am-4 pm


Turnstile Tours

Enjoy two-hour walking tours of Manhattan’s Financial District or Midtown, and experience some of the finest street food the city has to offer. Each tour includes five to six generous tastings from trucks and carts that offer a rotating menu of dishes such as falafel and lamb off the bone, halal chicken and rice, Korean short ribs, Belgian waffles and other items. You will also learn what it takes to run and maintain a food cart in NYC. Prices/schedules/locations vary.

Ukrainian Institute of America

This cultural institution, housed in the imposing turn-of-the-last-century Fletcher-Sinclair mansion on Fifth Avenue’s Museum Mile, promotes the art, music and literature of the Ukraine through exhibitions, concerts, screenings and children’s programs. 

Hours: Tu-Su noon-6 pm

Suggested admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors, $4 students


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