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Feb 28, 2020 | NYC Attractions and Events

What’s Free in NYC, Part 2

Continuing with our list of what's free in NYC, this time we’ll focus on popular attractions and travel tips. Scroll down to find out even more ways to save money during your trip to NYC. 

Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway

Cross the East River via the Brooklyn Bridge and its 1.1-mile pedestrian walkway. This iconic New York bridge links Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge Park. Get some stunning views of Manhattan’s skyline and explore the DUMBO neighborhood. 

Museum Tours

We’ve talked about free admission days or “pay what you wish” at top museums. Did you know that many of New York’s best museums offer free guided tours? Go to the American Museum of Natural History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Tenement Museum or the Guggenheim Museum to join one of their highlights or themed tours, free with museum admission. 

Central Park and High Line Tours

These two famous parks have a crew of knowledgeable guides who conduct regular guided tours. Take the From Freight to Flowers tour at The High Line to learn about how this urban park came to be. You’ll also get to see highlights of the High Line’s perennial plants and local wildlife. Central Park Conservancy offers year-round free tours of everything from top sights, hidden corners, paths and bridges or specific sections. 

Grand Central Terminal

Exploring Grand Central Terminal and admiring its Main Concourse is 100% free. Did you know that Grand Central Partnership Walking Tours offers guided tours that will walk you through this gem’s history, architectural legacy and fun facts. 

Chelsea Art Galleries

Are you dying to see contemporary art in a stylish gallery? Then, Chelsea is the place for you! The area located between 10th and 11th Avenues and 18th to 28th Streets is packed with art galleries that are completely free. 

Are you looking for more travel tips? Follow The Manhattan Club blog and get your guide to the best of New York.

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