Travel Guide

Queens, New York City 

Museums & Galleries


It cannot be denied that some of the best and most visited museums in New York City are in Manhattan. Across the East River in Queens, there are fewer museums and are generally smaller compared to the major museums in Manhattan. However, do not give museums in Queens a miss! The borough offers several interesting museums that you will not find anywhere else in New York City. Furthermore, a couple of the museums offer free admission or discounts on certain days of the week.

Queens Museum of Art, New York City

Queens Museum of Art by Araqib

A major museum in Queens is the Queens Museum of Art located in Flushing Meadows Coronoa Park. The museum exhibits work of contemporary art and organizes several film screenigs, dance, and music performances each year. The Museum of Moving Image is devoted to the history and technology of media and screens more than 300 films every year. MoMA PS1 is associated with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the artwork exhibited here is devoted to experimental art that advocates new ideas.

MoMA PS1, Queens (New York City)

MoMA PS1 by Americasroof

Queens County Farm Museum is the oldest working farm in New York City and dates back to the 18th century. The museum cultivates a variety of agriculture crops and raises farm animals including cows, sheeps, chicken, and ducks. The New York Hall of Science is another museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, targeting children with various hands-on and interactive exhibits. The Noguchi Museum exhibits sculptures by the Japanese American Isamu Noguchi, renowned for his stonework fusing traditional and modern concepts.

Queens County Farm Museum, New York City

Queens County Farm Museum by Jim Henderson


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