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Skyscraper Museum, New York City

Categories: History Museums, Educational Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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2.3/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
Located in New York City, the world's first and foremost vertical metropolis, The Skyscraper Museum celebrates the City's rich architectural heritage and examines the historical forces and individuals that have shaped its successive skylines. Through exhibitions, programs and publications, the Museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence.
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  • At the entrance there are several skyscrapers and architecture books. Then are two floors but guys. There are models and the skyscrapers of NY ordered cronoligamente photo exhibitions. U $S 5 entrada.zafa.
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  • This Museum is located in Lower Manhattan and has some nice exhibits about Skyscrapers and it is also very cheap (or free with the NYC Pass) the Museum however is small as it is only located on one fl...  read more »
  • We visited here as it was included as part of the 'New York pass' and we was passing by. Its only a small museum but is packed with information on past and present tall buildings. If skyscrapers inter...  read more »
  • Ever wonder how this stuff is built? Well now's your chance to really find out how NY started and where the history of these tall behemoths comes from. Its free, mostly a quiet place so you can really take your time and enjoy. If your not an architect or someone who has a love of history, it might be better to come by with a tour guide so you can really understand some of the aspects but if you like a challenge and a bit of knowledge in your cap, drop by anytime and feel the history of these giants
  • Cool museum. Small space. Interesting showcases. Unless your tour is guided, there isn't too much to it. However, a guided tour is amazing! Great area and easy to get to. Lots of lovely pictures and a small gift shop in the front.
  • The Skyscraper Museum is a great little museum located right near Battery Park with wonderful exhibits. I was surprised by how small the museum was when I first went, but the exhibits made up in quality what they lacked in quantity. The models of some of the tallest buildings in the world, including the former World Trade Center, were fascinating. The gift shop also offers a wide selection of skyscraper related books and memorabilia. If you want a quick, cheap museum to stop by this is the one!
  • Great small NYC museum to visit. It's free and usually pretty quiet but has interesting exhibits and a lot of unique NYC history explained
  • Once again I came back to visit one of my favorite museums! I also brought along a few of my architect friends as we was having a lovely conversation with bookstore lady and in comes this rude couple with their small child and started cursing cause they wanted change and they storm out saying the B word! So un appropriate we was just really shocked! who does that ? we talked to the young lady and told her that some people are just jerks and don't worry about them! and we liked the way she handled the situation. kudos to the young lady! I will be back for the new Exhibition P.s, But I hate to see Ten Tops Go! :)
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