The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City

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Delve into the world of 19th- and 20th-century art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The museum houses more than 150,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints, photos, models and design objects created between 1880 and the present. View works by some of the contemporary art world's most influential artists, including Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, and Rousseau. Don't miss the museum's world-renowned art photography collection. Try to save time for the vast collection of films and books. You can sip refreshments at the Terrace cafe while overlooking the museum's famous sculpture garden. To visit The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on your holiday in New York City, and find out what else New York City has to offer, use our New York City road trip app .
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  • An excellent museum with really great pieces.You have the classical greats such as Van Gogh, Picasso and Monet. It also has a lot of contemporary pieces as well as very cool fashion collection on the ...  more »
  • The best part of the Museum is its 3rd floor, it is better go up and go down from there. In most of the rooms there is furniture for one admire the works of art while you take a break
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  • The 3rd floor is for me the most beautiful with exceptional collections: Van gogh, Rousseau, Picasso
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  • I really enjoyed the place. But I did have higher expectations for the art and displays. I really only found maybe a dozen pieces that I liked. I was thinking there would have been way more Salvador Dali art. Since he is my favorite. But I do believe that my photo of me pondering which wine I was having that night to be the best work of art I constructed in a long time. Maybe with better lighting next time.😁
  • An awesome collection of modern arts (mainly paintings). Suitable for families with lots of programs/entertainments for kids. Plan your visit and know what would you like to visit ahead. Food is good but has waiting time (5-10 min which it's not bad for such a busy place). Overall I recommend it.
  • Start from the top and work your way down the floors. This place is a beautiful stop for all tourists. If you're lucky in timing or have the appetite, join one of the walking tour guides. They are quite knowledgeable and make the experience much more interesting. Tip: If you plan to be on your feet all day, make sure you wear some extra comfortable walking shoes. This museum can be tiring and their seating lounge is always packed so you're not ever guaranteed a chance to sit.
  • The museum is absolutely fantastic, it has collections you won't find anywhere else in the world and the building itself is a work of art. Seeing Starry Night alone makes a trip the museum more than worth it. I suggest going to the top floor and then working your way down, it makes it a bit more manageable. They also have audio guides you can use throughout the museum. If you're coming on the free Fridays I suggest coming at least 15 minutes early to get in line, it gets long quick or come after 6. Between 4 and 6 it is so crowded it can be hard to manage. Overall a great experience and a must see.
  • Great attraction for anyone who's interested in art. There's so many famous paintings here that I wasn't expecting and every exhibition (including the main collections) was a delight to look at. You can definitely get through the entire museum in about three hours if you're just speeding by, but you will miss so much history and critical information. I highly recommend splitting your visit into multiple days to focus on different sections of the museum. The amount of hidden artist knowledge is incredible!
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