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Located on a 12 acre island, the Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, designated as a National Monument in 1924 and restored for her centennial on July 4, 1986.
The Empire State Building offers many activities and events for families and children to attend. The first and foremost activity is a visit to the Observatory located on the 86th and 102nd floor. Here, visitors can observe spectacular views of New York City and the neighboring states of New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts as well as New York. Another attraction for children is the New York Skyride, an exciting interactive virtual tour of New York. This page is dedicated to capturing the curiosity and wonderment of children worldwide.
Times Square, the most bustling square of New York is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and supersigns. It is one of those places that make New York a city that never sleeps.
Central Park is one of the urban wonders of the world, a green oasis in the great concrete, high-rise landscape of New York City. It is so naturally part of the Manhattan environment that many people may not realize it is entirely man-made.
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Ground Zero Museum Workshop: "Images & Artifacts from the Recovery." Stunning Images by Official Ground Zero Photographer Gary Marlon Suson. Known as the "Biggest LITTLE Museum in New York." (small museum) • "Rare Photos" ( New York Times) are displayed, some in lifelike 3D installations, as well as remnants & rare video. Daily 2-hour tours w/ your own tour guide. Benefits 9/11 and other Charities. "Incredible Images" says Fox News Channel. Non-Graphic & Kid-Friendly
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Web site features information on upcoming museum events, fine art exhibits, special exhibitions, the Met collection and art ...
The Staten Island Ferry provides 20 million people a year (60,000 passengers a day not including weekend days) with ferry service between St. George on Staten Island and Whitehall Street in lower Manhattan.
From the deck of the ferry you will have a perfect view of The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. You'll see the skyscrapers and bridges of Lower Manhattan receding as you pull away and coming into focus again as you return.
An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, the Guggenheim Museum is at once a vital cultural center, an educational institution, and the heart of an international network of museums. Visitors can experience special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, lectures by artists and critics, performances and film screenings, classes for teens and adults, and daily tours of the galleries led by experienced docents. Founded on a collection of early modern masterpieces, the Guggenheim Museum today is an ever-growing institution devoted to the art of the 20th century and beyond.
American Museum of Natural Hi...
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), located in the Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York, USA, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library.
The collections contain over 32 million specimens, of which only a small fraction can be displayed at any given time. The Museum has a scientific staff of more than 200, and sponsors over 100 special field expeditions each year.
Broadway theatre, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 40 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located in the Theatre District, New York (plus one theatre in Lincoln Center) in Manhattan, New York City. Along with London's West End theatre, Broadway theatre is usually considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world.
The Broadway Theatre district is a popular tourist attraction in New York City, New York. According to The Broadway League, Broadway shows sold approximately $943.3 million worth of tickets in the 2008-09 season, compared to $937 million in the 2007-08 season.
From the soaring views of Top of the Rock to a backstage pass at NBC Studios, every Tour at Rockefeller Center brings you inside and behind-the-scenes of some of the city's most beloved treasures. Feel like discovering the sights on your own? Explore more and visit the seasonal highlights, outdoor gardens and historic buildings that give Rockefeller Center its diverse, dynamic flavor.