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Noguchi Museum

9 - 01 33rd Rd, Long Island City, NY 11106
+1 718-204-7088
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A most rewarding pilgrimage

Our visit to Isamu Noguchi's New York museum was something of a pilgrimage for the Man of the House... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SisPerth
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Ballarat, Australia
unexpected pleasure and haven of peace

Being totally unfamiliar with this artist's work and for that matter with Astoria in general though... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CMBernadette
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Doolin, Ireland
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Thirteen galleries and an outdoor sculpture garden are the settings for the wide collection of art work by Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988.)
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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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9 - 01 33rd Rd, Long Island City, NY 11106
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Isamu Noguchi's New York museum was something of a pilgrimage for the Man of the House and while I was quite looking forward to seeing it, I didn't have any particular expectations for the visit. So it was a great and welcome...More

Thank SisPerth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being totally unfamiliar with this artist's work and for that matter with Astoria in general though I grew up in Queens,I was truly amazed at this wonderful museum minutes away from Manhattan but miles away in tone. The gardens designed by Noguchi himself afford a...More

Thank CMBernadette
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A highlight to exploring Astoria Queens is seeing the Noguchi Museum. With an in-depth collection of the Japanese-American sculptor's works, in light-filled warehouse-like spaces, lofts, and in a rock garden. From a perfectly balanced one piece stone fountain to large basalt sculptures and small intricate...More

Thank JimL_RedMaps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Noguchi is not necessarily well known to the everyday museum goer. That's unfortunate since his work is extraordinary. His sculpture emerges from the essence of his materials - stone, steel, wood, etc. The museum is small and not necessarily so conveniently located though, if I...More

Thank Nina T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not having been that familiar with Isamu Noguchi's work, I found this museum found by him and displaying a collection of his work quite interesting and informative. The work is displayed both inside and outside. I recommend viewing the extensive and very informative video that...More

Thank TorontoMusicman
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Dedicated to Noguchi. And his works. It is in his former studio. And houses many of his works, a learning center , and a combination restaurant-gift shop. Set in a park like setting it is stimulating and relaxing. And is a great medium to see...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Isamu Noguchi's work presented in a loft-like setting with a peaceful outdoor garden is an oasis of calm in the frenetic environment of New York. The stone, metal and wood mid-20th century sculptures, especially when experienced en masse, give the viewer a feeling of tranquility...More

Thank ChelmsfordK
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Peaceful outdoor sculpture garden; I should have spent some time sitting on a bench and appreciating the calm. The free Socrates Sculpture Garden is 1-2 blocks away, past COSTCO. If you're from out of the area, I'd recommend you stop there before or after the...More

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I combined a visit to Socrates sculpture park with Noguchi museum. Some fascinating stone sculptures and some unusual art also. The outdoor space is attractive. There are benches to sit and be reflective. The art was not for everyone I would suggest. Small cafe but...More

Thank joffa21
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A lovely out of the way sculpture museum in Long Island City, Queens, N.Y. Friendly staff and professional presentation. A hidden gem of a museum.

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Jacqueline E
12 March 2016|
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Response from J David N | Reviewed this property |
I would spend about one hour, plus or minus, in the Noguchi Museum. Well worth the visit! The Socrates Sculpture Garden is a short two block walk from the Noguchi. You could spend another 30-45 minutes there exploring and... More
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