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Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, known as the Met, is the largest art museum in the US and one of the ten largest in the world. It’s permanent collection contains more than 2 million works of art. The main building, located on the eastern edge…


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Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds opened to the public in Times Square in 2000 and has millions of visitors each year to see the famous realistic wax figures on display inside. Inside is a museum style gallery of models of the rich and famous, the glamourous and newsmakers,…


Louis Tussaud's Waxworks Leave a comment Read more »

Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks

The replica English Tudor style building with all the interesting figures all over it is the home of Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks, not to be connected with Madame Tussauds, who was his great grandmother. Inside are over 100 lifelike wax figures crafted by recognized wax artists…


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Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum combines four major vehicles into one experience – the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier, the US Navy Growler submarine, a prototype of the NASA Space Shuttle Enterprise, and the famous British Airways Concorde supersonic jet. Intrepid The USS Intrepid…


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Hudson River Park

The Hudson River Park is a 550 acre waterfront park that extends from 59th Street south to Battery Park in Manhattan. It’s a great place to see the Hudson River and relax in the Autumn sunshine. The park is the second biggest park in Manhattan,…


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Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal is the largest terminal in the world by number of platforms – 44 of them serving 67 different lines on two underground levels. With its monumental spaces and gorgeous carved detail work, Grand Central Terminal has been described as the world’s loveliest…


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Floral Showhouse

For over 60 years the Niagara Floral Showhouse has been displaying paradise to millions of visitors in the form of a remarkable collection of orchids, succulents, and other tropical plants. Throughout the year, different plants are in bloom and reflect the changing seasons. We wander…


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Flatiron Building

The Flatiron building at 175 5th Avenue in Manhattan is considered to be one of the world’s most iconic skyscrapers and upon it’s completion in 1902, was one of the tallest buildings in the city. The building sits on a triangular lot formed by 5th…


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Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is an art deco 103 story skyscraper in the heart of midtown Manhattan. It was the world’s tallest building for 40 years until the World Trade Center’s North Tower was completed in late 1970. It’s been designated one of the seven…


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Ellis Island

Opened in 1892, Ellis Island has seen over 12 million immigrants to the United States until it’s closure in 1954, making it the busiest port of entry in the country at that time. The island was named after the last private owner of the island,…


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