They say New York City’s got it all. Unfortunately, that includes the occasional spell of uncooperative weather. But staying sheltered from the elements doesn’t have to mean staring at your hotel room’s walls or sitting on your couch. Go to a Museum: if only New York City were home to a mind-boggling line-up of world-class museums and institutions. Because if it were, we suppose you could spend all day dry and cozy inside admiring masterpieces of art and design or marveling at the wonders of the natural world. And if only some of them were to offer free admission at times… Go Shopping:NYC has some of the best shopping in the world. Thankfully, there’s a lot of it to be done in large, dry, comfortable locations throughout the City. Try Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale‘s and Macy’s Herald Square for the classic department-store treatment and Brookfield Place and the Shops at Columbus Circle for collections of retail shops. We’ve got ideas aplenty on how to take advantage of NYC culture, recreation and food while keeping dry on a rainy or snowy day—or staying cool during hot spell. For our quick list, read on.
Museum of New York
The Museum of the City of New York, a history and art museum in New York City, New York. It was founded by Henry Collins Brown, in 1923 to preserve and present the history of New York City, and its people.
The Museum of Modern Art is a place that fuels creativity, ignites minds, and provides inspiration. With extraordinary exhibitions and the world's finest collection of modern and contemporary art, MoMA is a must to see.
An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, the Guggenheim Museum is at once a vital cultural center, an educational center, and the heart of a network of museums.
Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, with a special focus on works by living artists. The Whitney is dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting American art, and its collection.
Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since 1869, the Museum has advanced its mission to discover and interpret information about human cultures and the natural world.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Musmaineum of Art, colloquially "the Met", located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States and among the most visited art museums in the world.