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New Museum

235 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-1218
+1 212-219-1222
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New Museum, huh?

Gorgeous building in a great location, but felt there is much wasted space here. The galleries... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
baileyman411
Underwhelmed

First off, this museum has zero parking. It took me 20 minutes of driving around and finally... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BobPhibbs
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Founded in 1977, the New Museum is a leading destination for new art and new ideas. It is Manhattan’s only dedicated contemporary art museum and is respected internationally for the adventurousness and global scope of its curatorial program.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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235 Bowery, New York City, NY 10002-1218
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous building in a great location, but felt there is much wasted space here. The galleries included artwork mostly related to sexuality. Yet, I was very confused with the overall theme of this museum. There are several films in the museum, all of which I...More

Thank baileyman411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, this museum has zero parking. It took me 20 minutes of driving around and finally downloading an app to find one on 1st just off Bowery. The show's title intrigued us but the art rarely spoke for itself. You had to read 3pt...More

Thank BobPhibbs
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A museum is reviewed at two levels, the building / space itself and the exhibits. Located in a decrepit area in a nondescript building, the space is nothing to write about. The current exhibit can be described in one word, 'TRASH'. Even the $2 that...More

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We are museum goers. Love art. Of all types. Wife & daughter wanted to visit this interesting structure in lower Manhattan. But while the building is pretty interesting, albeit the top floor with a nice view was empty, there was virtually no art inside. "Trigger"...More

1  Thank StuieC
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I didn't think it was possible but the New Museum makes the Whitney look conservative-- it's out there but totally awesome! I recently experienced the Trigger exhibition with a friend. I felt bewilderment, frustration, curiosity, and confusion throughout the show, I think that's a good...More

Thank Arissa P
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We experienced the Trigger Exhibition which was interesting. This is well worth the visit and some of the areas were absolutely amazing. There was an exhibit with branches and fresh mud which was crazy. You can get through it in about an hour to an...More

Thank WineSnob7
Reviewed 27 September 2017

There were only two exhibitions out of multiple floors, as they were between exhibitions. I can see it's a great venue, when they are firing on all cylinders. It was a Pay-What-U-Wish deal, and I tried to pay $10, but the girl at the desk...More

Thank oohl
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I attended the museum during the Paul Ramirez Jonas exhibition (until 9/17/17). I loved it. It was completely interactive with several different areas to explore and engage with. I believe their exhibits are constantly rotating so you could easily visit this museum a couple of...More

Thank goldengrrrrrl
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We visited the New Museum because of Pipilotti Rist Exhibition and we didn't regret it! It was an amazing experience and we spent almost 4 hours in there :o)

Thank Δεσποινις β
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A great Museum showcasing more pieces of modern art with an array of great artists. Hosted in a great surrounding, this Museum is a great place to visit just opposite the Photography Museum.

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Tina C
28 July 2017|
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Response from Ahnita | Reviewed this property |
Depends how much time you have. 1-2 hours is ideal.
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