Posts Tagged: Free Things to Do in New York

National Museum of the American Indian New York

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New York City Skyline

The National Museum of the American Indian was a private collection of Native American artifacts — actually the collection was the largest in the world with more than 800,000 artifacts — before it was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1989.  The museum has two branches, in Washington, DC, and New York, NY, and a collections […]

Tour the Apollo Theater in Harlem

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Apollo Theater Harlem Tour

So you have seen Times Square, the Statue of Liberty and Central Park.  What to do next?  Hop on a subway uptown to Harlem and visit the legendary Apollo Theater!   This neo-classical theater originally opened as a burlesque house in 1914.  The owners were Jules Hertig and Harry Seamon, two of the biggest burlesque producers […]

How to Tour the Federal Reserve in NYC

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Gold Federal reserve Tour

This post explains how to take a tour of the Federal Reserve Building in New York.  If someone told you that you could visit subterranean vaults filled with gold that are buried underneath New York City would you want to go? Probably. Good news: You can! The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, located on […]

New York City Public Library Tours for Free

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New York library

This beautiful marble library building, located on 5th Avenue at 42nd Street, is not to be missed, even if you only visit because you want your picture with one of the lions or because you are a fan of the 1984 film “Ghostbusters”. (FYI: If you are a Ghostbusters fan, see our Top Ten Ghostbusters Locations post.  In […]

Best New York Skyline Views

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New York City Skyline

In this post, we list where to go for the best views of New York City, from on land and water as well as from the sky.  NYC is one of those cities that has a skyline that demands to be photographed.  This post is about finding places where you can get panoramic views of […]