Skyscraper Museum, New York City

2.6
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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  • Even though the entire museum occupies three rooms, it houses an insightful collection of photos, artifacts, scaled models, and information about the skyscrappers. It also houses scaled model of Manha...  more »
  • This is a small museum that is very tricky to find, but it helps one to come to an understanding of the dramatic skyline of New York. This is and has been for over a hundred years a city that has defi...  more »
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  • Me and my son had so much fun in this museum. As soon as we got in building entrance, the staff from the front desk treat it us so nice and friendly. We just had the opportunity to go to the second floor, but there was so much see and appreciate. It was so exciting to view videos and pictures of all those tall building from the past as well of the ones that we have in the present. Great experience. I recommend it to you all.
  • Very small but was a cool experience. Was extremely hard to find for some reason. They also offer seminars for the kids but you have to book it early.
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