Our Favorite Unique Museums in New York
New York City is a tourist destination hub, but it’s not just the urban center that hosts eclectic options of collections on exhibit. While EverPresent can bring your own past to the present, these locations preserve a variety of strange and unique antiques. This list rounds up some of the most interesting and quirky museums around the state.
Museum of Food and Drink
An interactive experience in Brooklyn where you can learn about the science of eating. Just don’t go on an empty stomach.
This Garment District museum holds an extensive collection of artifacts belonging to and used by the famed escapist. They even host magic classes.
Corning Museum of Glass
A modern museum showcases the material of glass as an artform, and features live demonstrations of glass blowing.
Since its opening in Cooperstown over 70 years ago, this museum has been dedicated to preservation of the rural lifestyle and educating about its impacts on New York’s development.
An artist’s hub based in New York City, this museum exhibits videogames and other visual digital media.
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
Now a state park, this green space conserves an important part of history as the site of the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs.
Steinberg Sculpture Museum
Part of the Brooklyn Museum, this sculpture garden consists of architectural ornaments that were saved from demolition sites.
The New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers’ Association
Where we are dedicated to converting your records and tapes, this society in Redfield is dedicated to preserving the classic sound of fiddling in New York.
House of Frankenstein Wax Museum
This haunting museum in Lake George is not for the faint of heart, wax figures and frightening sets make this the perfect destination for a good scare
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