Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Open year round from 9:30-5:00pm with extended summer hours
Ferries depart from Battery Park
To obtain ferry information call 212-269-5755
Empire State Building
5th Avenue and 34th Street
This is Manhattan's most famous Art Deco landmark
Open daily 9:30am to midnight with the last elevator up at 11:30pm
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
46th Street and 12th Avenue on the Hudson River
A WWII Aircraft Carrier turned museum has magnificent views of the Manhattan skyline
and New Jersey.
South Street Seaport Fulton Street
between Water and South Streets
An 11 block landmark historic district, which includes a fleet of historic ships, and over 100 stores and eateries
Intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue stretching from 42nd to 47th Streets
This is the theatrical center of the city surrounded by playhouses, nightclubs, hotels and tourist shops. Best time to visit is after dark when the marquee and neon lights illuminate the sky
West of 5th Avenue from 49th through 51st Streets
This complex includes offices, stores, restaurants and gardens. Home to NBC Studios, Radio City Music Hall, the world's most famous ice-skating rink, and the country's most beautiful Christmas tree
Museums, Historic Synagogues, and Churches
5th Avenue at 88th Street
(Also has a downtown branch, 575 Broadway)
Special exhibitions dominate this Frank Lloyd Wright designed building. Check out their
web site for more information on upcoming shows and events.
Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street
Home to the world's most comprehensive survey of 20th Century paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, etc.
For museum hours visit their web site or call 212-708-9480
Metropolitan Museum of Art
5th Avenue at 82nd Street
This world-class museum boasts approximately three million works.
American Museum of Natural History
and the Rose Center for Earth and Space
Central Park West at 79th Street
Dinosaurs, dioramas of African wildlife and a terrific collection of rocks and minerals are among the museum's 30 million treasures. Check out the just opened Rose Center for Earth and Space featuring the Hayden Planetarium.
Boasts an IMAX theater.
For museum hours 212-769-5100
For planetarium 212-769-5900
For IMAX 212-769-5034
5th Avenue & 65th Street
This landmark reform congregation is the largest house of Jewish worship in the world. Its Art Deco design includes Byzantine and Romanesque elements.
For tour information and hours call 212-744-1400
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Amsterdam Avenue and 112th Street
This is the world's largest Gothic Cathedral with exceptional examples of architecture, stained glass, stone carving, a Biblical Garden and 13 acres of grounds.
Open 7:00am to 6:00pm
St. Patrick's Cathedral
5th Avenue and 50th Street
The most famous church in Manhattan.
St. Paul's Chapel
Broadway and Fulton Street
Built in 1766, this is the oldest public building in continual use in Manhattan.
Broadway and Wall Street
Contains one of Manhattan's oldest cemeteries, including the graves of Alexander Hamilton, William Bradford, and Robert Fulton.