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Annual Museum Mile Festival NYC

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One day per year, many of the museums along Museum Mile, spread along 23 city blocks, allow free access to over 50,000 attendees. Fifth Ave is closed to traffic and lined with live bands, art and entertainment. This year marks the 45th year of the Annual Museum Mile Festival!

Tuesday, June 13, 2023, 6pm-9 pm
Rain or Shine
Fifth Ave, 82nd to 105th Streets

NYC Insider Tip – pick your favorite Museum, maybe 2 at the most, and choose the ones that usually have an admission fee, not a suggested donation.

The institutions participating in this highly successful collaboration this year are located on Fifth Avenue from 84th Street to 109th Street: The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Neue Galerie New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; The Jewish Museum; Museum of the City of New York; El Museo del Barrio; and The Africa Center.

Please check each museum’s websites to learn more about their programming, which will include musical performances and activities for families and adults.

2023 Museum Mile Festival Participating Museums:

  • The Africa Center
  • El Museo del Barrio
  • Museum of the City of New York
  • The Jewish Museum
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • Neue Galerie New York
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art

More Info: elmuseo.org/event/museum-mile-festival-at-el-museo-del-barrio/

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The Upper East Side is an upscale, residential neighborhood and home to Museum Mile, some uber-upscale shopping and Gracie Mansion. The homes on Fifth Avenue, along Central Park, are some of the most exclusive in all of Manhattan. You’ve likely seen the Upper East Side on Gossip Girl, Sex and the City, The Real Housewives of New York, I Love Lucy, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and dozens of other times on your screens.

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If your dreams of a NYC vacation conjure images of strolling Museum Mile, views of Central Park, shopping along the famed Fifth Avenue, rubbing elbows with socialites and celebrities and dining at some of New York's best restaurants, then Luxury Hotels Upper East Side are exactly where you want to book.

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  • The Surrey - private rooftop garden, Café Boulud (photo)
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  • The Carlyle - Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel

See More: Premier Luxury Hotels Upper East Side

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