Things to do in New York City (US)

Crowd levels and popular times for New York City : Follow the crowd or avoid the queues by visiting the most popular attractions during the quiet hours as indicated below.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Museum)
1000 5th Ave
4.8

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is most popular around 3 PM on Saturdays. Visitors usually stay up to 3 hours here. It's most quiet on Mondays.

The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in two iconic sites in New York City—The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters.

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9/11 Memorial & Museum (Museum)
180 Greenwich St
4.8

9/11 Memorial & Museum is most popular around 2 PM on Saturdays. Visitors usually stay up to 3 hours here. It's most quiet on Sundays.

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is the country’s principal institution concerned with exploring 9/11, documenting its impact, and examining its continuing significance. Honoring those who were killed in the 2001 and 1993 attacks is at the heart of our mission.

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Macy's (Shopping center)
151 W 34th St.
4.4

Macy's is most popular around 4 PM on Saturdays. Visitors usually stay 30 min to 1,5 hr here. It's most quiet on Mondays.

Macy's, established in 1858, is the Great American Department Store - an iconic retailing brand over 740 stores operating coast-to-coast and online. Macy's Rogue Valley Mall offers a first class selection of top fashion brands including Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Clinique, Estee Lauder & Levis. In addition to shoes and clothing, Macy's has a wide variety of housewares, gifts and furniture in select stores

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The Battery (Park)
New York, NY 10004
4.6

The Battery is most popular around 1 PM on Saturdays. Visitors usually stay up to 45 min here. It's most quiet on Sundays.

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The High Line (Park)
New York, NY 10011
4.7

The High Line is most popular around 3 PM on Saturdays. Visitors usually stay up to 45 min here. It's most quiet on Sundays.

The High Line is more than a park. It’s a public space where you can view art, walk through gardens, experience a performance, savor delicious food, or just connect with friends and neighbors—while enjoying a unique perspective of the city. Built on a historic, elevated freight line, the High Line has become a world-renowned inspiration for how cities can transform industrial infrastructure into beautiful, hybrid public spaces.

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Top of The Rock (Tourist destination)
30 Rockefeller Plaza
4.7

Top of The Rock is most popular around 5 PM on Saturdays. It's most quiet on Sundays.

The Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center offers breathtaking 360-degree views of New York City. Explore three levels of indoor and outdoor viewing areas as you admire unforgettable sights of Central Park, Midtown, and iconic landmarks and skyscrapers. Experience the best views of Manhattan—70 floors above the city.

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