With admission to some NYC museums now up to $25 per person, be smart – and cheap – and visit when these must-see destinations are FREE. The caveat, of course, is that free means crowded with others enjoying NYC culture on the cheap.
These are the museum freebie days, listed by day of the week.
Monday Free Museum Admission
Museum at Eldridge Street, (Lower Manhattan, 10am to noon)
Tuesday Free Museum Admission
9/11 Memorial & Museum (Lower Manhattan, 5pm to close)
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn
China Institute (Upper East Side, 6pm to 8pm)
Morgan Library and Museum Midtown Manhattan, McKim Rooms only, 3pm to 5pm
Wave Hill, Riverdale, Bronx (9am to noon)