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Queens Museum

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Address: New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing, NY 11368
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11:00 - 17:00
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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Housed in the historic New York City Building, this museum features modern...

Housed in the historic New York City Building, this museum features modern and contemporary works designed to enrich peoples' appreciation and enjoyment of the fine arts through changing exhibitions, films, family workshops, lectures and performances.

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Queens: The World's Borough

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Loved the Panorama of New York City!

There is a scale model of New York City circa 1965 that fills a whole room. You can look down on it from various levels, and that is a main attraction of this museum nestled out... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Arcata, California
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Arcata, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a scale model of New York City circa 1965 that fills a whole room. You can look down on it from various levels, and that is a main attraction of this museum nestled out on the Worlds Fair Grounds. In fact, it is in one of the original 1934 buildings. .

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new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this Museum while the Maintenance Art was on display (ends February 19, 2017). Artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles had numerous displays where she turned the NYC garbage into TRUE works of art! Fascinating. The cost is whatever you wish to donate. There is a gift shop and cafe on the lower level. The scale model of NYC is something... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was nice and I'm glad I got to visit. Its definitely shows the back story of the labor workers in NYC. The panoramic view of NYC was awesome too. They also offer a military discount. I enjoy visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

One of my favorite museums in New York City! I liked the Panorama of the City exhibit, showing a large-scale model of the city with all of its five boroughs. The museum is more than an art museum - it tackles relevant city issues such as its water supply, waste/landfill management, and social justice through activism. The museum building is... More 

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Victoria, BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Fans of Tiffany lamps will want to make a beeline to this museum and its Neustadt Gallery, named for one of the earliest and most prolific collectors of these iconic Art Nouveau lights. Egon Neustadt was a Queens dentist who made his first purchase in 1935 – a daffodil lamp he picked up in a second-hand store in Greenwich Village... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Panorama of the city is unique. Modern art some of which is rubbish! Wonderful Tiffany lamps - not to be missed! long walk from the subway

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Hey! Ho! Let's Go | Ramones and the birth of Punk exhibition was incredible! There were lots of posters, photographs (including the passport of each member of the band!), clothes, musical instruments and lots of other interesting stuff for fans. Besides of that, there was an amazing exhibition with a panorama of the city of New York. All the details... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If your in the neighborhood its worth going. But i would not make a special trip. I love the replica of ny in miniature. The Tiffany lamp exhibit is interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Thing to remember about the boroughs of NY is that each is big enough to be its own big city were it anywhere else in the country. So a "regional" or borough-size museum can still be pretty cool even if it isn't downtown. If you are only going to come by once, or infrequently, a perfect museum size is one... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is an art museum with rotating exhibits but the main attraction is that it is the permanent home of the Panorama of the City of New York, as the miniature model is officially called. I have visited a few times and find it fascinating every time as there are minor rotating exhibits based off of the model. The major... More 

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