Museum of the City of New York

The Museum of the City of New York fosters an understanding of the distinctive nature of urban life in the world’s most influential metropolis. It engages visitors by celebrating, documenting, and interpreting the city’s past, present, and future. Featured at the Museum are two ongoing exhibition... Read More
The Museum of the City of New York fosters an understanding of the distinctive nature of urban life in the world’s most influential metropolis. It engages visitors by celebrating, documenting, and interpreting the city’s past, present, and future. Featured at the Museum are two ongoing exhibitions–the award-winning New York at Its Core, a three-gallery exhibition that explores New York City’s history and future through objects, images, contemporary video, photography, and interactive digital experiences, and Activist New York, an exhibition which seeks to tell the story of activism in the five boroughs past and present. Several special exhibitions are also on view at any one time, and the documentary Timescapes brings viewers on a 28-minute journey through 400 years of history. The film runs every 40 minutes and headsets are available in French, Mandarin, and Spanish.