Rose Center For Earth and Space

Rose Center For Earth and Space

Enjoy an interactive experience within the Rose Center for Earth and Space which offers a “planetarium” theater show, narrated by Whoopi Goldberg and giving a fascinating insight into the explosive beginnings of life on Earth.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds

Where better to get up-close and personal with the glitterati of New York than Madame Tussauds. From the late Michael Jackson, to Hollywood A-listers Brad and Angelina, you’ll find them all under this star-studded roof, along with many more from the 20’s to present day.

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

With an extensive collection of over 6000 prehistoric fossils, bones and specimens, the A.M.N.H is one of the largest Museums of Natural History in the world. Experience the creation of the universe within the spectacular spheric Rose Centre for Earth and Space; step into the heart of an American Rainforest; see the most unique examples of prehistoric species on Earth – you’ll need a whole day to accomplish this fascinating Museum which takes visitors on a wild ride through the ages of land, sea and space exploration. Don’t forget to secure your seat within the Big Bang Theater to experience …continue reading

Guggenheim Museum (Solomon R. Guggenheim)

Guggenheim Museum

Frank Lloyd Wright’s strange rotund building has coined some interesting nicknames for this 1959 spectacle – notably “the snail” and “tornado of concrete”. Many visit just to view one of New York’s strangest building facades, however, the Guggenheim encompasses far more within her spherical interior. Permanent exhibits include the masterpieces of Paul Cézanne, Picasso, Renoir and van Gogh. The Guggenheim’s ongoing exhibition of Vasily Kandinsky’s “Bauhaus” era combines suprematism and contemporary impressionism, in a set of paintings the artist himself described as the “portrayal of a universal language”. Recent acquisitions include the Peggy Guggenheim collection of post-realist art and sculpture, now …continue reading

U.S.S Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum

U.S.S Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum

On Veteran’s Day 2008, the former aircraft carrier U.S.S Intrepid was completely restored, and sailed into her now permanent home – Pier 86. Once an integral part of U.S Naval defense, the 40-capacity aircraft carrier is now home to a retired British Concorde jet, along with an A-12 Blackbird (the fastest spy-plane in the world) and the U.S.S Growler, a former missile submarine now open to the public. You’ll need an entire afternoon to truly explore this historic monster-ship, however there are plenty of interactive exhibits to delight the kids, including the cockpit of an A-6 and a submarine simulator to …continue reading

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