attractions in upper west side

Attractions

American Folk Art Museum

A leading institution, American Folk Art Museum is committed to folk art and expressions of modern self-taught artists from all over. The museum contains as many as 7000 objects from the eighteenth century to present time. Entry to the museum is free. 

Children’s Museum of Manhattan

This is a five-storey interactive and fun museum for children with interesting seasonal programs and art and science workshops where kids can learn and enjoy together.

New York Historical Society

With four centuries of history and art, New York Historical Society is quite a watch. If you want to check out the city’s culture, go to this smart and unique place in the city.

American Museum of Natural History

Situated on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest and most widely celebrated museums in the world. The museum comprises over 32 million specimen of plants, animals, humans, minerals, rocks, human cultural artifacts and meteorites.

Central Park

Central Park is all about picnics, lakes, lawns, buskers and families. Central Park is a park in middle-upper Manhattan. It is the most visited park and an excellent filmed location.

The Beacon Theatre

Designed by Walter W. Ahlschlager, a Chicago architect, the theatre was opened in the year 1929. It is one of the most popular venues for live music and entertainment, seating almost 3000 people in its three tiers. The classic art deco and the acoustics are the place’s key features.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

The attraction houses New York City Ballet, Metropolitan Opera House and New York Philharmonic.

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