The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City

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Delve into the world of 19th- and 20th-century art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The museum houses more than 150,000 paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints, photos, models and design objects created between 1880 and the present. View works by some of the contemporary art world's most influential artists, including Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, and Rousseau. Don't miss the museum's world-renowned art photography collection. Try to save time for the vast collection of films and books. You can sip refreshments at the Terrace cafe while overlooking the museum's famous sculpture garden. To visit The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on your holiday in New York City, and find out what else New York City has to offer, use our New York City road trip app .
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  • An excellent museum with really great pieces.You have the classical greats such as Van Gogh, Picasso and Monet. It also has a lot of contemporary pieces as well as very cool fashion collection on the ...  more »
  • The best part of the Museum is its 3rd floor, it is better go up and go down from there. In most of the rooms there is furniture for one admire the works of art while you take a break
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  • The 3rd floor is for me the most beautiful with exceptional collections: Van gogh, Rousseau, Picasso
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  • Always a pleasant visit because of their permanent collection. There are usually solid special exhibits. I was pleasantly surprised by a photography collection by an artist I hadn't heard of. Great in the summer, and to avoid bad weather in winter although that is the busiest time of year. The gift shop us always fun. If you want to splurge a bit, the cafe is good, too.
  • There are a few good pieces here from a variety of good artists, but I've seen better collections. VanGough's Starry Night is the main attraction in my opinion. There are a couple from Picasso, Monet, Cezanne and one from Pollock and Warhol. Ticket prices are reasonable at $25. It got pretty crowded by noon on a weekday. We started at 10:30, when it opens, and went to the top floor and worked our way down. I recommend doing the same. Give yourself at least 3-4 hours.
  • Always a great museum to stop into! We tend to go on the free Friday afternoons, aiming to arrive an hour or so after it begins (the line usually stretches around the block at the beginning, but within an hour it dies right down). Whenever we go, we choose a section and really spend some time there, rather than trying to see it all! We stopped into the store recently, which is filled with all sorts of cool and funky things!
  • My boyfriend and I took a trip to NYC and this was our first stop. We are both designers and love art, and the MoMA did not disappoint. The building is beautiful in its minimalist design, with no detail left unturned. The outdoor water feature is stunning. We saw just about every famous art piece you can think of, and a really cool history of fashion exhibit.
  • This museum is beautiful. I visited for my graduation instead of going to the ceremony and it was a great decision. It was honestly a surreal experience being surrounded by such amazing and authentic works of art and so many people who also love art. I spent a long while meandering around and looking at art. I was elated to see the Monet's enormous "Water Lilies" in person. I highly recommend this museum, but it is very crowded. If you want to take pictures of works you like, you will have to be patient with other patrons to get the shot you want.

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