Museums in New York

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Hanford Mills Museum
Working saw and gristmill powered by a Fitz overshot waterwheel. Also features tours of the John Hanford Farmstead and a gasoline powered engine and dynamo.

 
Hudson River Museum, The
Houses six modern galleries, Andrus Planetarium and Glenview Mansion. Located in Yonkers, New York.

 
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Part of the Smithsonian Institution. Located in New York City.

 
Czech Center New York
Associated with the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs to actively promote the Czech Republic abroad.

 
Guggenheim Museum
Includes the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Guggenheim Museum SoHo.

 
American Irish Historical Society
Society aims to place permanently on record the story of the Irish in America.

 
Frick Collection
Attempts to preserve the ambiance of Henry Clay Fricks private house and the works of art.

 
Klyne Esopus Historical Society Museum
Museum in Ulster Park, New York.

 
Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art
Located at New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

 
Skyscraper Museum
Devoted to the study of high-rise building. Located in New York City.

 
Albany Institute of History & Art
Diverse collection of objects that reflect the significance of Albany, New York, and the Upper Hudson Valley region in American history and art history.

 
Corning Museum of Glass
Museum houses a collection of glass. Displays include the science and technology of glass.

 
Railroad Museum of Long Island
Dedicated to the preservation of railroad history on Long Island, New York.

 
Medina Railroad Museum
Freight depot museum in the greater Niagara region in New York.

 
Museum of Disability History
Dedicated to the collection, preservation and display of artifacts pertaining to the history of people with disabilities. Located in Buffalo, New York.

 
Jewish-American Hall of Fame
Jewish museum in cyberspace. A division of the Magnes Museum.

 
New York State Museum
A place where people go to discover why New York is called the Empire State

 
Raphael Collazo Museum
Features the works of Raphael Collazo. Located in New York City.

 
Everson Museum of Art
Located at 401 Harrison Street across from the War Memorial in downtown Syracuse.

 
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Art museum in Brooklyn, New York.

 
New York Historical Society
Dedicated to the preservation of collections which illuminate the American Experience.

 
Canajoharie Library and Art Gallery
Provides library services, a museum of American Art and a repository for local history.

 
Statue of Liberty National Monument
Located in New York Harbor. Includes the Ellis Island National Monument.

 
Dia Center for the Arts
Museum initiates, supports, presents, and preserves projects in nearly every artistic medium.

 
Nicholas Roerich Museum
A major center for the exhibition of paintings by Nicholas Roerich.

 
Genesee Country Village & Museum
Not-for-profit educational living history museum chartered by the Board of Regents of the State University of New York.

 
Hudson Valley Children's Museum
Encourages kids to explore and learn in a safe, innovative environment.

 
Frederic Remington Art Museum
A collection of major oil paintings, bronze sculptures and many watercolors and drawings.

 
Museum of Modern Art
Collection includes paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, architectural models and drawings and design objects.

 
Museum of Jewish Heritage
Center educates people about the 20th century Jewish experience before, during and after the Holocaust.

 
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Celebrates the stories of American immigrants with tours, programs and special events.

 
New York Transit Museum
Home to transit lore and memorabilia.

 
Glenn H Curtiss Museum
Museum of early aviation and local history of Hammondsport, New York.

 
Dahesh Museum
Dedicated to the exhibition and study of 19th and early 20th-Century European academic art.

 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The collection contains works of art from all points of the compass, from ancient through modern times.

 
Pierpont Morgan Library
A research center and museum in New York City.

 
New Museum of Contemporary Art
Contemporary art museum in New York City.

 
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography & Film
Center collects and interprets images, films and equipment in the disciplines of photography and motion picture. Also cares for George Eastman's house and gardens.

 
Penfield Homestead Museum
Dedicated to preserving the history of the ironworking industry in the North Country during the 19th century.

 
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
History of thoroughbred racing in America.

 
Long Island Children's Museum
A hands-on museum for kids and adults.

 
Rockwell Museum
Home to collections of American Western art and artifacts, Carder Steuben glass, and antique toys.

 
University Art Museum
Located at the University of Albany in New York.

 
Clermont State Historic Site
Site encompasses 490 acres of the historic Livingston family estate.

 
Louis Armstrong House and Archives
Queens College is working to open the Louis Armstrong House as a public museum and educational center.

 
Kingston Trolley Museum of New York
Offer exhibits and educational programs to share the history of rail transportation and the role it played in the Hudson Valley region.

 
John A. Noble Maritime Collection
Located on the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural Center in Staten Island, New York.

 
Gray Gallery of Art
New York University's fine arts museum located on historic Washington Square Park in New York City's Greenwich Village.

 
Caverns Creek Grist Mill Museum
Offers a glimpse of what life was like in pioneer America.

 
Whitney Museum of American Art
Houses a collection of 20th-century American art.

 
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum
Museum documents the history of the Herschell-Spillman and Allan Herschell companies.

 
American Museum of the Moving Image
Museum houses a collection of motion picture and television artifacts.

 
New York City Police Museum
Captures the history of the NYPD as well as a present-day look at the world of law enforcement through the eyes of its officers.

 
Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum
Historic home and planetarium on Long Island, New York.

 
Katonah Museum of Art
Offers a wide variety of exhibitions that cross all disciplines.

 
Rensselaer County Historical Society
Tours, exhibitions, educational programs and an extensive local history research library in Troy, New York.

 
American Museum of Natural History
Center located at Central Park West and 79th Street in New York City.

 
National Museum of Dance
Center devoted exclusively to professional American dance -- from ballet to Broadway, modern to jazz, ethnic to tap.

 
Museum of the City of New York
Presents the history of New York City and its people.

 
Historic Hudson Valley
Collection of six historic landmarks in the Hudson River Valley in New York.

 
The Ukrainian Museum
Museum of Ukranian art and culture.

 
The Jewish Museum
Museum of Jewish art and culture.

 
Memorial Art Gallery
Gallery features world art from antiquity to the present.

 
Goudreau Museum of Mathematics in Art and Science
Seeks to promote and encourage interest in mathematics for everyone, regardless of age or mathematical background.

 
Gomez Mill House
The oldest surviving Jewish homestead in North America.

 
Science Discovery Center of Oneonta
A hands-on science museum for all ages.

 
Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum
Museum displays a comprehensive collection of artwork by sculptor Isamu Noguchi in a tranquil setting created by the artist.

 
Hofstra Museum
an educational institution committed to the collection, study, interpretation, conservation and exhibition of objects with aesthetic and cultural value.

 
Museum of Chinese in the Americas
Dedicated to reclaiming, preserving and interpreting the history and culture of Chinese and their descendants in the Western Hemisphere.

 
Queens Museum of Art
Cultural center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for the borough's unique, international population.

 
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
The permanent collection consists of 27,000 works of art.

 
Sciencenter
Science museum in Ithica, New York.

 
South Street Seaport Museum
The museum is located on the site of what was once this country's leading port and is now an 11-square-block historic district in lower Manhattan.

 
Adirondack Museum
Documents the history and culture of Adirondack Park.

 
Rochester Museum & Science Center
Includes the Rochester Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium, Gannett School and Cumming Nature Center.

 
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