Discover the beauty of The Cloisters museum and gardens, located high atop a hill in northern Manhattan's Fort Tryon Park—only 30 minutes by subway from Midtown—devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. Enjoy unparalleled views of the Hudson River, stroll through enchanting gardens and see masterpieces of medieval sculpture, stained glass, tapestries and more. The Cloisters is a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and includes same-day admission to the Met.
Recommended: adults, $25; seniors, $17; students, $12. Free to members and children under 12 with an adult. (Admission includes same-day entry to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.)