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Museum Mile

Fifth Avenue From 82nd to 105th Streets, New York City, NY
+1 212-606-2296
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A 22-block stretch along Fifth Avenue that is filled with museums and other art institutions.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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Fifth Avenue From 82nd to 105th Streets, New York City, NY
+1 212-606-2296
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

A cluster of world-class museums here, including the amazing Met. This has long been one of Manhattan's plushest neighborhoods, so the side streets are lined with fancy apartments and town houses. A bit of a long walk from a subway line, but there are buses...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On top of the wonderful museums - the Museum Mile is one of my favorite walks in NYC. During all seasons, you walk on 5th avenue, enjoy the beautiful architecture of the buildings, when gorgeous Central Park is right beside you. The museums themselves are...More

Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Location of New York's biggest museums, especially the Met. All along Fifth Avenue in the Upper East Side. Pretty views of Central Park. Very grand architecture.

1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is fun to visit and there is a lot to see. The exterior of the buildings are stunning and the museums are even more amazing inside.

Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Beautiful walk on 5th Avenue just outside Central Park. I enjoy this walk in any weather since the park is beautiful during all seasons. Starting on 82nd street begins a stretch of museums so you can incorporate an interesting museum visit into your walk. Based...More

Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 22 October 2016

There are many worthwhile cultural attractions on the well known Museum Mile on or near Fifth Avenue. However, in order not to overload the senses I decided to only investigate half a museum mile, beginning with the Guggenheim on 89th St. and Fifth Avenue; if...More

1  Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Many come to Fifth Avenue to buy, but they should also come to see, because Fifth Avenue has a collection of the world’s best museums within an easy walk. The jewel of Fifth Avenue’s “Museum Mile” is The Metropolitan Museum of Art—“The Met”—perhaps the greatest...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Ironically, Museum Mile is one of my favorite walks even without going into the museums or Central Park as the exterior of the buildings are amazing to soak in. I usually just pick one museum, and walk up the west of 5th Ave. This year...More

5  Thank Luvs2TravelAnywhere
Reviewed 2 June 2016

it's worth it . u ll spend a very nice time there and u gonna see very good collections . it is a good museum

Thank motmRiad
Reviewed 5 May 2016

All the museums along the Museum Mile on the Upper East Side have addresses in Fifth Avenue but they are situated roughly between 82nd St and 110 Streets (depending on which museums interest you). There are so many world class institutions here including; the Cooper...More

2  Thank Belgo96
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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