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The City Reliquary, Brooklyn

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
3.7/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
The City Reliquary is a not-for-profit community museum and civic organization. Through permanent display of artifacts, rotating exhibits of community collections, and annual cultural events, The City Reliquary connects visitors to New York City past and present.
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  • What began as a small "spinning", transformed itself over the years to a small but fine Museum. Here a few decades New York appear history close to reality. Is there a newsstand from the thirties of the last century, a subway door from the fifties, statues of liberty in all its facets and many, many other treasures that show the history and the faces of the city.
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  • This is a very cool little museum. It seems small...well it is small, but if you spend some time and look closely there is a ton of cool stuff here. We love that even in the super small space they do ...  read more »
  • The City Reliquary is a small museum in Williamsburg is filled with various artifacts and bizarre artifacts. Here the souvenir shop with interesting solutions for gifts from New York.
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  • Cute, strange... It's basically 2 rooms filled with odds and ends. Dusty, not a lot of information, but weird and charming all the same. $5 fee.
  • I wouldn't call it a museum, as some friends have described it to be. It's more like a cute and charming two-room display of personal collections on some NYC relics (neon signs, photographs, memorabilias, boothes, train parts, posters... etc). There is also a small backyard with a mini tree house, but you can probably browse through the whole thing in under 20 min. It's a fun excursion if you're in the area, but I wouldn't recimmend making a trip specifically to visit this place.
  • This place is run by super friendly volunteers. My friend and I stopped by for the "Keep Your Eye Upon the Donut" exhibit. We definitely developed a craving afterwards for deep fried sweets. It's a cute place to visit with a bunch of eclectic items on display. The experience felt similar to wandering through an antique shop.
  • This place is very small. It is cozy and charming, but it looks very old and derelict. The expo about donas is interesting but there is nothing too crazy about it. I guess it is a good spot to take a look in you are in williamsburg and it is only 5 bucks.
  • I laughed the whole time.
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