Top Ten Lesser Known NYC Attractions

New York City is full of a variety of impressive and lesser known attractions. See below for Timeout.com’s list of 10 attractions worth checking out…

  1. BLDG 92: Check out the “Brooklyn Navy Yard: Past, Present and Future” “War Photojournalists” exhibits
  2. City Reliquary Museum:  A tiny Brooklyn storefront devoted to New York history
  3. Green-Wood Cemetery: Final resting place for a plethora of notable New Yorkers, including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Leonard Bernstein and William “Boss” Tweed
  4. Hall of Fame for Great Americans: Main architectural feature is a 630-foot-high, open-air colonnade with panoramic views of the Cloisters across the Harlem River
  5. Merchant’s House Museum: At this 19th-century townhouse, the ghost of Gertrude Treadwell reportedly haunts the building (as the story goes, she was forbidden to marry her true love, and died alone in 1933 at the age of 93)
  6. The Paley Center for Media: Museum devoted to pop culture & the center’s collection features nearly 150,000 clips from TV shows, radio programs & podcasts
  7. The Panorama of the City of New York: Built for the 1964 World’s Fair, this scale model of the five boroughs features more than 800,000 of the city’s buildings and many of its bridges
  8. Roosevelt Island: A Gothic-style lighthouse stands at the island’s northern tip, and the creepy ruins of the Smallpox Hospital (which operated from the mid-19th century until the 1950s) is at the southern end
  9. Socrates Sculpture Park: This 4.5-acre city park hosts large-scale sculpture exhibits year-round, along with free community programming
  10. Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden: Set amid 83 parklike acres of waterfront space, the center features Greek Revival architecture and internationally themed gardens, including the Chinese Scholar’s and Tuscan landscapes

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