Each museum in New York City is as unique as the people themselves. For museum hoppers and enthusiasts, knowing where to find the next worthwhile attraction is paramount. What could be better than saving time and having a blast while doing it? There’s no shortage of trendy and fun museums in NYC for people to explore, so check out some you may be less familiar with!
Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC)
This unique museum combines flavor with fun! Adventure is on the menu at MOIC with twelve diverse and engaging installations on display meant to give audiences a multi-sensory experience they’ll carry with them after leaving. Ice cream is of course offered during your stay at MOIC and the museum with be featuring an all-pink interior with limited-time experiences such as their Pinkmas tree forest and sprinkle pool up until January 2024.
The Tenement Museum is a piece of living history that allows guests to immerse themselves in the experiences of working-class immigrants who laid down roots and carved out lives in New York City at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. Guided tours are offered and take a comprehensive look at how these untold narratives helped shaped the city we know and love today. The museum also offers walking tours of its Lower East Side neighborhood as well as virtual tours and programs.
Museum of Sex
This Flariton mainstay has consistently outdone itself in terms of advocating for more open discussions around sex and sexuality as well as presenting the public with the latest and greatest scholarship on the issues without restrictions. Inside there are three art galleries, four interactive floors of exhibits- including games guests are free to play- and an award-winning retail store full of fun surprises!
Dog lovers are in luck! This hidden gem of a museum’s small size is certainly no strike against it, with two-and-a-half floors packed with must-see exhibits celebrating the role dogs have played in human society while educating the public about the bond between the two species in the process. Paintings, statues, interactive experiences, and a nifty gift shop await visitors of all ages.
National Museum of Mathematics (NOMATH)
Math may be scary for some but NOMATH is here to set the record straight! The museum seeks to deepen the public’s understanding and perception of the field while giving guests from all backgrounds the chance to engage with exhibits and programs that spark curiosity. There are two floors available for audiences to spend their time learning about everything and anything in the world of mathematics.