New York Events: The Museum Mile Festival is one of the Few Events in New York that Allows Visitors Free Entry to New York Museums Close to Times Square Hotels like The Paramount.
From one end of Museum Mile to the other, you’ll be able to get a crash course in New York City culture at a bargain when New York Events like the Museum Mile Festival come to NYC.
Nine of the finest New York Museums offer free admission amidst a festive car-free block party at New York Events like the Museum Mile Festival. Come and enjoy live music, street performers, and activities for kids, and explore some of the best NYC Museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, El Museo del Barrio, and the Jewish Museum.
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Rain or shine, this annual Festival on Fifth Avenue becomes the party of the year, as the street is closed to traffic and music and arts take priority instead. Adults and children enjoy free admission at the 9 museums participating in the Museum Mile Festival, and there are plenty of activities, entertainment performances, and artistic demonstrations along the Avenue. Kids love the face-paining and chalk-drawing, and parents delight in the sheer treasure chest of timeless works of art that are on display for all to see.
Fifth Avenue museums Participating in the Museum Mile Festival include:
El Museo del Barrio - 105th Street
Museum of the City of New York - 103rd Street
The Jewish Museum - 92nd Street
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution - 91st Street
National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts - 90th Street
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - 89th Street
Neue Galerie New York - 86th Street
Goethe-Institute New York/German Cultural Center - 83rd Street
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - 82nd Street
Tips for Enjoying the Museum Mile Festival:
Be prepared for any weather and for often-large crowds. This New York event sometimes sees 50,000 people in attendance. Lines at museums can be long, but they move rather quickly. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Guggenheim Museum tend to be the busiest, but the Festival is a great opportunity to check out museums along the mile that you've never visited before. Spend some time strolling Fifth Avenue – enjoying the artists and musicians, as well as cultural organizations that offer an array of entertainment.
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