Sightseeing by area



Upper East Side

At the end of 19th century; New York Society moved to the Upper East Side. This neighborhood is characterized by its chic shops and galleries. Madison Avenue defines the level for contemporary fashions and looks, and remains first on the list for those who want to be seen to be seen.

 

Today, the art mansions have been transformed into museums and embassies, and it is here that you will find the famed "Museum Mile."




Guggenheim Museum



Getting there
Subway: Lines 4 and 5 Stop at 59th and 86 streets
Line 6 stop at 68th st.
Bus : Lines 1,2,3 and 4 on Fifth and Madison Ave.
Lines 101 and 102 on Lexington and Third Ave.



Visit Upper East Side



Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street
To get there by subway : Line 4,5 and 6 to 86th Street
To get there by bus : M1, M2, M3, M4
Open 10am-8pm Sun-Wed, 10am-8pm Fri, Sat


Internet web site :
Guggenheim Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
To get there by subway : Line 4,5 and 6 to 86th Street
To get there by bus : M1, M2, M3, M4
Open 9.30am-5.15pm Sun & Tue-Thu, 9.30am-8.45pm Fri, Sat

Internet web site :
Metropolitan Museum of Art


Temple Emanu-El
1E 65th Street
Open 10am-4.45pm Sun-Fri, 10.45am-4.45pm Sat
Closed on Jewish Holidays






Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Avenue
Subway : Line 6 to 77th Street
Bus : M1, M2, M3, M4
Open : 11am-6pm Wed, Fri-Sun; 1-8pm Thu

http://www.whitney.org/


Frick Collection
1 E70th Street
Subway: 6 to 68th Street
Bus: M1, M2, M3, M4
Open 10am-6pm Tue-Sat, 1-6pm Sun


International Center of Photography
11350 Fifth Ave Open 11am-8pm Tue, 11am-6pm Wed-Sun
Internet web site :
International Center of Photography


Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave - Open 11am-5.45pm, Mon, Wed, thu, sun and 11am-8pm on Tue
Closed Fri, Sat and major public and Jewish Holidays

Internet web site :
Jewish Museum New York



Copper-Hewitt Museum
2 E91st - Open 10am - 9pm Tue, 10am-5pm Wed-Sat, noon-5pm Sun
Internet web site :
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

National Academy of Design
1083 Fifth Avenue - Open noon-5pm Wed-Sun, noon-8pm Fri
Founded in 1825 by a group of artists the collection features more than 6,000 paintings, drawings and sculptures.

Museum of the City of New York
5th Avenue at 103rd Street
Open 10am-5pm Wed-sat, 1-5pm Sun

Internet web site :
Museum of the City of New York

 

 

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