by nycgo.com staff, 09/26/2012
(From left) Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge photo by David Sharps • Underpenny Plane and Cast Iron Museum photo by Alexander Thompson
New York City is a cultural powerhouse, known the world over for iconic museums that help make the City an unrivaled destination for art lovers, historians and scholars. You're no doubt familiar with institutions like The Museum of Modern Art, the American Museum of Natural History and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, but how many of the new or off-the-beaten-path museums in our slideshow have you visited? Just ahead: NYC museums and galleries dedicated to scent, elevators, insects, math and other curious subjects. Read on for more.