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New York City Sights

Queens Museum of Art

  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 02/20/2014

Fodor's Review

Between the zoo and the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, you'll find the Queens Museum of Art. Don't miss the astonishing Panorama, a nearly 900,000-building model of N.Y.C. made for the 1964 World's Fair. Many unsuspecting park visitors looking for a bathroom instead find themselves spending hours checking out the intricate structures that replicate every block in the city. There are also rotating exhibitions of contemporary art and a permanent collection of Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass. The museum recently doubled in size after a major expansion project, which resulted in more exhibitions and education departments, a cafe, a bookstore, and places for children's activities.

Sight Information

Address:

Flushing Meadows Corona Park, New York City BUilding, Queens, New York, 11368, United States

Phone:

718-592–9700; 718-592–9700

Sight Details:

  • $8 suggested donation
  • Wed.–Sun. 12–6; call for extended hrs in July and Aug.

Updated 02/20/2014

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