Museum of the City of New York


Five years in the making, New York at Its Core presents the compelling story of New York`s rise from a striving Dutch village to today`s “Capital of the World,” a preeminent global city now facing the future in a changing world. More than 400 objects, many from the Museum`s rich collection, will be complemented by state-of-the-art interactives, inviting visitors to fully engage with the rich stories presented in New York at Its Core. Occupying the entire first floor in three interactive galleries – Port City, 1609-1898, World City, 1898-2012, and Future City Lab – New York at Its Core is shaped by four themes: money, density, diversity, and creativity. This behind-the-scenes hardhat tour will give visitors a sneak peek into the construction and design of the Core.

Constructed, 1932
Renovation, 2015


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Gracie Mansion (Archibald Gracie House)-The Museum of the City of New York was originally housed here.
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