Take advantage of your NYC bike tour to visit all the museums that are close to the park. There are so many options to choose from. So, there is definitely going to be a museum that you will want to explore. Although you can find many more, here is a list of the top five museum and art galleries around Central Park that you should explore.
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the most popular attractions in the area. It is one of the largest museums in the entire world. Therefore, it includes 45 exhibition halls, a library, and a planetarium. You can find it on the Upper West Side of the park between 77th Street and 81st Street. It’s is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
This museum was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It is on the Upper East Side of the park between 88th Street and 89th Street, so make sure to take advantage of your NYC bike tour to bike your way to Manhattan’s Upper East Side. It features both modern and contemporary art and is open every day except Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
As one of the world’s largest art museums, this museum is also on the Upper East Side of the park. However, it is between 80th Street and 84th Street. You can go there any day of the week. Therefore, you can go from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday through Thursday and stay until 9:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Opened in 2016, the MET Breuer is the modern and contemporary art program of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It is at Madison Avenue and 75th Street.
The Museum of the City of New York is one of the least recognized gems of the cultural scene in the city. It was created to provide innovative educational opportunities about the city’s social, political, cultural, and artistic heritage. A recent addition to the museum is a two-level, 3,000-foot glass-clad gallery pavilion and a new research room. You can find this museum at 1220 5th Avenue at 103rd Street. Therefore, this is easily reachable with your NYC bike tour.