10 Best Museums in NYC

There’s a lot to see in New York City, including an impressive array of museums covering everything from Medieval European art to sex to skyscrapers. One estimate places the number at nearly 100 museums between all 5 boroughs.

If you’re worried about fitting all 100 museums into your visit to New York, don’t fret: we’ve assembled a list of the 10 Best Museums in NYC, great for tourists and locals alike. Read on to see which spots you should be sure to see:

1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan

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2. The Whitney Museum of American Art in Manhattan

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3. The Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn

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4. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Manhattan

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5. The American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan

 

6. The Museum of Sex (MoSEX) in Manhattan

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7. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan

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8. The Cloisters in Washington Heights

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9. The New Museum of Contemporary Art in Manhattan

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10. Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan

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If that’s not enough awesome museum inspiration for your visit to New York, check out the full list of the Best Museums in NYC here, and don’t forget to share your own museum discoveries on Trover this summer!