Warm Up Inside NYC’s Best Museums This Fall and Winter

nyc museumsAlready feeling the cabin fever? Fear not – it’s easy to still get out and do things without freezing your buns off.

Keep warm (and entertained) in one of the city’s many museums, offered in each of the five boroughs. The best part? Most of them are free, or offer free days and discounts, so you can save those dollars for much-needed hot cocoa. Check out our picks for the best museums to visit this fall and winter.





  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: Pay what you wish
  • El Museo Del Barrio: Suggested admission for adults – $9; Students and seniors – $5; Free for members and children under 12; Free for seniors on Wednesdays
  • The Cloisters, MoMA: Free
  • 9/11 Museum: Adults – $24; College students – $18; Seniors – $18; Veterans – $18; Youth (7-17) –$15; Members are free; Free admission Tuesdays 5pm to close, tickets distributed on first-come-first-serve basis at 4pm
  • Museum of Chinese in America, MoCA: General admission – $10; Seniors – $5; Students with ID – $5; Kids 2 and up – $5, Members are free; free first Thursday of the month



Staten Island

  • Staten Island Museum: Suggested admission for adults – $8, Students with ID – $5; Seniors – $5; Kids (2-12) – $2; Members are free