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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  • After visiting the Metropolitan, you must not leave New York without seeing MoMA. We like it or not, but it is not insensitive to some tables bringing reflection or plot. The building is modern and airy. You can see all the works without difficulty. Audio available. You'll see as many coins known and unknown, sometimes telling you how crazy to painted these works, but they will have the power to not leave you indifferent.
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  • The collection will astound you. Living in San Francisco, all I can say is that I'm so jealous. What a treasure.  more »
  • I loved all of MOMA, especially the photo gallery and hanging books where you can find everything. It is a must.
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  • My daughter made me go. Loved it. We had a great time. Some fantastic art (maybe not the peanuts one though). Had a coffee on the restaurant with the balcony while we planned our visit - loved the atmosphere. Some lady even came over and asked me was I famous.
  • Beautiful collection of Modern Art. On a rainy summer day, it was a bit too crowded to my liking but still worth the visit. Quite a few pieces of Picasso and contemporaries. Superb! Free audio tour available in quite a few languages. Don't forget to take one of these. It definitely adds to the experience. Some of the paintings had audio items for kids as well. I haven't seen many kids around but I have checked one or two stories for kids. Great aid to introduce them to art. You can easily spend a full day but there is an audio tour of about an hour to just take in the highlights as well. Kids up till 16 years of age have free entrance.
  • Such a peaceful environment. Great art. Friendly staff. Its surprisingly very big. Not so many kids. Well it's an art museum. Kids will get bored seeing painting on every wall.. at least my kids will..
  • Wow, what an amazing collection of art. Stunning photography, famous paintings and artists, and an unusual display of architecture drawings from Serbia and Croatia. A moving display about race, racism and inequality. Art to move you and make you think. Art to spark your imagination and creativity. Art to draw you in and surprise you. This is a place for all to experience life through art. Spend the day or just a few hours...it will be well worth your time.
  • A bit packed, but the MOMA never disappoints. If you're willing to brave the crowds, Friday afternoons are FREE from 4 to 8 PM. I've been here a few times before, and came on a weekend with some friends recently. I'm always impressed by the thought-provoking work that's offered here, as well as the incredible breadth and diversity; one exhibit featured a Congolese artist who sought to capture the colorful nature of the Art Deco architecture in his hometown in Congo, while the more traditional offerings included works by Warhol, Rothko, Kandinsky, Pollock and other familiar names. This museum could easily fill 3 to 4 hours of your time if you've never been before, and offers multiple floors of exhibits. The enclosed courtyard, with its fountains, trees, sculptures and calm atmosphere is worth a look and is great way to stop and chill out (if you can get an empty seat).

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