I came here after hearing about the Chelsea Block Party hosted by the museum. I came around noon, and the museum was relatively empty. I got the audio guide as I do at every museum, but for the first time, I actually didn't think it was necessary or added much to the museum.
The descriptions on the plaques were informative and really added to the visit. I started on the first floor to get a better understanding of the art, then skipped to the Bodies in Balance floors since I'm really interested in medicine. The pieces in the exhibit worked really well together, and I found myself completely fascinated by the information and intricacies of the works. The art itself is beautiful, but the plaques put each piece in context detailing the significance and highlights. When crowds started flooding in when the block party started at 1 PM, I almost skipped the 2nd and 6th floors, but after stopping on them, I found myself drawn in and back to reading every plaque. It's definitely worth taking your time with this museum since there's so much to learn and take in!
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