FREE ADMISSION to family and cultural attractions!
The following attractions offer FREE admission (some non-profits suggest a donation). Please visit the websites of these attractions for schedules as times may vary.
BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS - Bronx, New York
Founded in 1971, The Bronx Museum of the Arts focuses on 20th-century and contemporary art, while serving the culturally diverse populations of the Bronx and the greater New York metropolitan area. The museum's home on the Grand Concourse is a distinctive contemporary landmark designed by the internationally-renowned firm Arquitectonica.
1040 Grand Concourse, 165th Street, Bronx, NY 10456 • (718) 681-6000 •
MUSEUM AT FIT - Manhattan, New York
The Museum is best known for its innovative and award winning special exhibitions, including London Fashion, which received the first Richard Martin Award for Excellence in the Exhibition of Costume from the Costume Society of America; The Corset: Fashioning the Body, which explored the most controversial garment in the history of fashion; and Madame Grès: The Sphinx of Fashion, a monographic retrospective that examined the working methodologies and unique aesthetic contributions of a great couturier. Recently, the Museum has been mounting even more ambitious exhibitions, such as Gothic: Dark Glamour and Japan Fashion Now.
Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, New York, New York 10001-5992 • (212) 217.4558 • fitnyc.edu
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN IN NEW YORK
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION - New York, NY
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in New York, the George Gustav Heye Center, features exhibitions, dance and music performances, children’s workshops, family and school programs, film festivals and video screenings.
One Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004 • (212) 514-3700 • www.AmericanIndian.si.edu
NOBLE MARITIME COLLECTION - Staten Island, New York
The Noble Maritime Collection is a museum and study center on the former grounds of Sailors' Snug Harbor on Staten Island. The building, one of the first five National Historic Landmarks, has galleries, classrooms, rehearsal and performance spaces, a library and archive. Period rooms reveal life at Snug Harbor. Noble’s houseboat studio, the teak saloon of a European yacht, a Ship Model Gallery and exhibitions of contemporary maritime art are also featured. Donations accepted.
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301 • (718) 447-6490 • www.noblemaritime.org
QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM - Floral Park, New York
Queens County Farm Museum's history dates back to 1697; it occupies New York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland and is the only working historical farm in the City. The farm encompasses a 47-acre parcel that is the longest continuously farmed site in New York State. The site includes historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex, livestock, farm vehicles and implements, planting fields, an orchard, herb garden and vineyard. Farm animals and tranquil agrarian environment provide the opportunity to leave the hectic daily pace behind for an enjoyable visit to a farm without leaving the City.
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11004-1129 • (718) 347-3276 • queensfarm.org
TANGLEWOOD NATURE CENTER - Elmira, NY
Tanglewood Nature Center and Museum is a not-for-profit environmental education center with over 40 live animals to visit and 10 miles of trails to hike. We offer programs for children and adults, and educate 18,000 people a year! Admission to museum and trails is always free.
443 Coleman Avenue Elmira NY 14903. Phone: 607-732-6060 • www.tanglewoodnaturecenter.com
SONY WONDER TECHNOLOGY LAB - Manhattan, New York
The Sony Wonder Technology Lab (SWTL) is a FREE four-story, interactive technology and entertainment museum for all ages. Located in mid-town Manhattan, SWTL inspires creativity in a high-quality, engaging and family friendly learning environment. Due to the popularity of Sony Wonder Technology Lab, reservations are highly recommended for all visitors.
Sony Plaza at 56th Street and Madison Avenue in New York City • (212) 833-8100 • sonywondertechlab.com
THEODORE ROOSEVELT BIRTHPLACE - Manhattan, New York
Only one U.S. president was born in New York City. Raised in a townhouse at 28 E. 20th St., Theodore Roosevelt would grow up to be our 26th president and become immortalized on Mount Rushmore. However, he started life as a sickly yet bright boy who exercised to improve his health and began a lifelong passion for the "strenuous life."
28 East 20th Street, between Park Avenue South and Broadway, New York, NY • (212) 260-1616 • www.nps.gov/thrb