Take a quick tram ride to Roosevelt Island for gorgeous city and river views.
60th Street at 2nd Avenue
Nearest Transit: Roosevelt Island (Lines: F)
Roosevelt Island and Nearby Attractions on Map
Metropolitan Museum of Art(2.3 km)
Pay what you wish; includes same-day admission to the Cloisters Museum & Gardens in Upper Manhattan (suggested admission $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students, children under 12 free).
Neue Galerie New York(2.3 km)
United Nations Headquarters(2 km)
The UN HQ sits on an 18-acre site between 42nd and 48th Streets, and between First Avenue and the East River.
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum(2.5 km)
A branch of the Smithsonian Institution, the Cooper-Hewitt is devoted to historic and contemporary design, with changing exhibits.
Guggenheim Museum(2.5 km)
Probably the most famous of the Guggenheim foundations (others found in Bilbao, Venice, Berlin and Las Vegas), which hold avant-garde modern art by artists such as Kandinsky and Mondrian, the New York branch is housed in a unique and famous Frank Lloyd Wright-designed building rendered in a rounded, organic form and completed in 1959.
The Jewish Museum(2.6 km)
The Jewish Museum tells the story of the long history of the Jewish community in London through artifacts, paintings and photographs.
Central Park(2.6 km)
A sprawling open space in Upper Manhattan, Central Park is divided into four quadrants.
Frick Collection(1.8 km)
The former home of steel baron Henry Clay Frick, this sprawling mansion is filled with Frick's enormous personal art collection, displayed as he left it.
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