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Rubin Museum of Art

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One of the best museums in NYC

One of the best museums in NYC! Love the space and the exhibits are informative and interesting... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Mark B
A wonderful break from the heat!

First off they had two amazing non exhibit things happen as you enter. The "What causes you anxiety... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
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The Rubin Museum of Art is an arts oasis and cultural hub in New York City's vibrant Chelsea neighborhood that inspires visitors to make powerful connections between contemporary life and the art and ideas of the Himalayas, India, and neighboring...more
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150 West 17th Street, New York City, NY 10011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this museum because we were interested in the theme of time that the 2018 exhibits were organized around. We were expecting something more interactive and thought-provoking to our non-Buddhist minds. It is mainly Buddhist paintings, sculptures, etc. with text describing what they...More

Thank Alice M
Reviewed 15 August 2018

One of the best museums in NYC! Love the space and the exhibits are informative and interesting. MUST GO!

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

First off they had two amazing non exhibit things happen as you enter. The "What causes you anxiety and what gives you hope" wall was awesome... There were some heartbreaking answers and some really hopeful ones too... and the letter you get from previous guests...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

The Rubin Museum is a fine collection of Tibetan and Bhutanese art, housed in a tranquil, peaceful, circular collection across 5 floors. There is an authentic Bhuddist temple that is serene and a beautiful place to meditate or spend a few quite moments. I have...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

This museum is a treasure. The statues and the tapestries are well worth the visit. The museum is small enough that you don’t feel,overwhelmed by too much. You should allow a few hours at least so you can take the time and read about the...More

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This spot is a real gem - particularly for Asian art and artifacts. Incredibly well laid out - it's really extraordinary.

Thank physiciantraveler
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I am thankful my date suggested this museum for a first date. As a Global Studies teacher, I found visuals that would help my students understand Asian belief systems better than present information through a textbook or online. Alas, I am no longer dating the...More

Thank Dana_Derchin
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This unique collection of mainly Buddhist is a must for anyone even remotely interested in Asian cultures. Items come primarily from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and India. To get the most of your visit, allot at least an hour and a half to read the informative...More

Thank IvanSusanin1613
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This museum that specializes in Himalayan (Tibet, India, Bhutan) art is unique and inviting. Our tour guide Judy was fantastic as she introduced us to Buddhist and Hindu deities, and invited us to let go of some of our Western cultural biases as we looked...More

Thank abaram
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A lovely small museum with Himalayan art. Very interesting permanent collection and frequent interesting special exhibitions.

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neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost
every night of the week and countless exhibits to
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Hope R
17 March 2018|
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Response from Timothy D | Reviewed this property |
There is a 24-hour parking lot on the corner of 17th Street and 6th Avenue. There are also a number of parking garages and lots on 17th Street between Union Square and 7th Avenue. (From the Rubin web site). I also think... More
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From their website today: MUSEUM ADMISSIONS Adults $15 Seniors Free every first Monday of the month $10 Students $10 Children (12 and younger)Free Members Free Every Friday, 6:00–10:00 p.m. Free
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Response from Johnnie D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Friday nights were free entry in June, worth checking.
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