The wealth of world-class museums and cultural institutions along the Upper East Side’s stretch of Fifth Avenue has given the blocks the moniker, “Museum Mile,” offering the most diverse art-viewing opportunities on any given mile in the country.
Museum Mile cultural groups are listed below in the order they are located, North to South along Fifth Avenue, between 110th and 82nd streets.
Museums on the mile
110th Street – Museum for African Art (opened fall 2012)
105th Street – El Museo del Barrio
103rd Street – Museum of the City of New York
92nd Street – The Jewish Museum
91st Street – Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (part of the Smithsonian Institution)
89th Street – National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts
88th Street – Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
86th Street – Neue Galerie New York
83rd Street – Goethe-Institut New York/German Cultural Center
82nd Street – The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Additionally, on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 70th Street lies the Frick Collection, though this is not part of Museum Mile.
If you are interested in museums, you cannot miss this wonderful museum mile in Manhattan! Why not check their official websites and see their hours/admissions/exhibitions and more?