Downtown Attractions

Downtown Manhattan has grown from what was considered predominantly New York's financial district to become a vibrant cultural mecca that attracts millions of visitors from all over the world. Below is a list of museums we think you'll find interesting.



National September 11 Memorial and Museum
Located at the World Trade Center site, the Memorial Museum is a place to remember and honor those who died in the February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

1 Albany Street, New York, NY 10006
911memorial.org


The New York City Police Museum
Visitors explore the history and culture of the NYPD, America's largest police force, spanning from the Dutch settlement of Manhattan to the present.

100 Old Slip, New York, NY 10005
nycpm.org


Tribute WTC Visitor Center
Through the use of stories, images, and artifacts, visitors experience an emotional and physical connection with the people, places and events surrounding the 1993 and 2001 World Trade Center attacks.

120 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10006
tributewtc.org


Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Through guided tours of a 19th century tenement apartment building, visitors gain insight into the lives of immigrants in Manhattan's Lower East Side.

108 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002
tenement.org


OTHER NEW YORK CITY MUSEUMS OF INTEREST

FDNY Fire Zone:
fdnyfirezone.org

Fireboat John J. Harvey:
fireboat.org

Firemen's Memorial:
nycgovparks.org/parks/riversidepark/monuments/482

New York Transit Museum:
mta.info/mta/museum

Museum of the City of New York:
mcny.org

New York Historical Society:
nyhistory.org

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