The Best Museums in Queens, New York
If you're spending time in Queens, there are a handful of truly unique museums that each have their own style and personality. These museums are usually hidden gems, that offer a more peaceful and tranquil setting than some of the bigger known institutions. Any of these museums can provide a relaxing way to spend an afternoon.
Museum of the Moving Image
The Museum of the Moving Image features exhibits about the movies and the technology that was involved to create these films. There are often temporary exhibits that rotate through and cover such topics as video games and other forms of media as well.
36-01 35th Ave, Queens, NY, 11106
New York Hall of Science
This hands on science and technology museum has more than 400 exhibits that focus on biology, chemistry, and physics. It's perfect for kids and adults who are interested in engineering, math, and science. There are exhibits about robots, outer space, design, and light.
47-01 111th St, Queens, NY, 11368
The most impressive exhibit at this museum is The Panorama of the City of York, which is an almost 10,000 square foot scale model of the city and its five boroughs. The museum is housed on the grounds of two World's Fairs, and it continues to grow in size and popularity.
New York City Building, Meridian Rd, Queens, NY, 11368
This international studio program is located in a Romanesque Revival building that once served as a public school. The building is filled with artwork and features work by international artists from around the globe.
22-25 Jackson Ave, Queens, NY, NY 11101
The Noguchi Museum
This museum was opened by Isamu Noguchi in Queens in 1985. The museum is designed as a meditative oasis and includes 12 galleries and a garden with sculptures done by Noguchi. There are also architectural models, and stage and furniture designs on display.
9-01 33rd Rd, Queens, NY, 11106
How much does it cost?
Prices for activities, things to do, and tours range from $7 to $519. The average cost for a tour or tickets is $102. A few of the best options are below.
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