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Inside fun

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Inside fun

i'm looking for suggestions of inside activity for this Friday as it's supposed to rain. I'm going to the theater at 8 PM, but will have the day. I visit NYC frequently and have been to all the major museums several times. I'm hoping there is some interesting indoor place to see that I don't know about. Thanks!

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1. Re: Inside fun

How about less major museums? Have you been to ICP? The Rubin? The Frick?

How about Chelsea Market?


with all the scaffolding around the city, you can walk around outside and be under cover a lot of the way. I wouldnt look for inside activities if I was traveling and it rained - I would just carry an umbrella. A torrential downpour in another matter, but it doesnt rain hard for long, except in rare instances.

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2. Re: Inside fun

Well, "interesting" casts a wide net. Care to help us narrow that down?

Secondly, there are a gazillion lesser known museums that are def worth a visit.

Persuse this list! Many are free or pay-what-you-wish:


Ever been to The Museum of the City of New York, The New York Historical Society, the Cooper-Hewitt, the ICP or the Frick? How about learning about a particular nationality or cultural group: Jewish Museum, Mus. of Chinese in the Americas, El Museo del Barrio, Japan Society, Rubin Museum (TIbetan art), Asia Society, etc, etc, etc.

I, of course, always recommend a visit to THE PANORAMA AT THE QUEENS MUSEUM. If you have the whole rainy day ahead of you, it will be a good fit.

It's a scale model of every single building, park, bridge, monument and airport in NYC. That's right: EVERY. SINGLE. FREAKIN'. BUILDING. It's excellent for repeat visitors. Bring binoculars and find all the places you've been!



You can enjoy the sing-along piano bar at Don't Tell Mama before or after your show.



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3. Re: Inside fun

Haven't been to the Rubin; might try that. Thanks for your help!

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