Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave.
Manhattan, NY 10029
East Harlem


New York City is an enchanting place for so many all over the world, and the Museum of the City of New York captures that essence to a T. The Museum explores all things New York, from the actual buildings, apartments, parks and streets that make up its urban landscape to the cultures, people, sights, sounds and styles that give it its unique and unmistakable personality. A centerpiece of the experience is "Timescapes," a 22-minute multimedia history of New York City narrated by Stanley Tucci.

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