Pay A Visit To New York’s Museum Of Modern Art

New York has always been known for the high rise buildings and the upscale and fast life. The flashy city has a lot of sights to offer any traveller. From historic landmarks, best clubs and pubs, great shopping options, plush hotels, and educational places for visits; name it and the big apple has it. The attractions in New York are a lot to cover within a day. In fact, a weekend would not even suffice for a taste of the real NYC way of living.

Usual scenes would be long traffic jams, high rise apartments/housing. Being one of the cities with the most vehicles and foot traffic, the ever popular double-decker bus tours are a must-try. The top attractions in New York that these in-demand bus tours cover include the world famous Empire State Building Observatory, American Museum of Natural History & Rose Center, Guggenheim Museum, The Museum of Modern Art (popularly called as MoMa), the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The Cloisters. Other side trips also include a visit to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

A crowd drawer all year round, for convenience to local and foreign tourists alike, guide booklets and brochures are widely available. These publications contain attraction information, transportation directions, and best times to visit, a map, and other insider tips for the best way to enjoy the big apple.

Of the many museums that are part of the list of the attractions in New York, one that stands out is the Museum of Modern Art or MoMA. The museum’s great and distinctive galleries include Claude Monet’s Reflections of Clouds on the Water-Lily Pond and Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon.

The MoMa houses an active schedule of exhibitions. Located in midtown Manhattan, it is steps from the Broadway theater district and many shopping and dining options. Additional facilities of the venue also include bookstores and elegant restaurants and cafes.

Prices for admission are regularly $20 per person. With this general museum entry pass, MoMA audio tours are for free. These audio tours feature commentaries by curators, artists, and critics. During Fridays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., MoMA is free to the public.

You may plan your trip to the MoMA that opens Wednesday through Mondays 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Fridays until 8 p.m. The museum however isn’t open 365 days a year. It is closed on Tuesdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

You may go to the MoMA via Subway, Bus, or Taxi. But to avoid the rush of using public transportation, it is recommended that you signup with a tour operator so you may be able to tour through the attractions in New York conveniently. Advance tickets are also available for tourists who would want to escape form the hassle of long lines for each attraction.