More FREE things to do in Midtown Manhattan
You’ve seen the soaring, two-block long Main Reading Room in countless Hollywood films and TV shows.
See it for yourself, along with free exhibits focusing on books or New York City or both.
There are also free docent tours of this historic Beaux Arts building.
- Fifth Ave., between 42nd and 40th Streets.
Apple Retail Stores
Take a test drive of the latest gadgets and gear, check your email, or troubleshoot a problem with one of the Genius Bar gurus.
There also are classes to help you improve how you use anything Apple, from making videos to using the cloud.
There are Apple stores in Soho, Lincoln Center and Grand Central Terminal, downtown Brooklyn and elsewhere, but the only one open 24/7 is at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street.
There is also a Microsoft store on Fifth Avenue, close to Rockefeller Center, where you can check your email and test drive new products.