Excursions New York, USA by Musement

9-11 Memorial and Museum tickets

No visit to New York is complete without experiencing the somber and poignant 9/11 Memorial & Museum. You’ll see:

  • The museum, with 110,000 square feet of exhibition space, multimedia displays, archives, narratives and artifacts
  • The remains of the Vesey Street staircase, known as the Survivors’ Stairs
  • The National September 11 Memorial, whose twin reflecting pools are nearly an acre in size and sit in the footprints of the Twin Towers

9-11 Memorial and Museum tickets

Empire State Building Observatory standard or skip-the-line tickets

The World’s Most Famous Building is a must-see for its Observatory’s spectacular indoor and outdoor 360-degree views from the heart of Manhattan. Be transported while immersed in the rich history as you journey through this Art Deco masterpiece including the landmarked Fifth Avenue lobby and murals. Along with a gift shop filled with exclusive items, there are eight in-building dining options including the contemporary cuisine of STATE Grill and Bar and Tacombi, an authentic taqueria. Located at the center of it all, the Empire State Building is an easy walk from Times Square and just steps to Macy’s, Madison Square Garden and Penn Station. In the new entrance, guests are immediately treated to more space, organized flow and hints of what will come from the next phases of the redevelopment, from digital hosts to a new lighting ceremony installation. Guests will ascend a grand staircase which splits around a two-story architectural model of ESB. New electronic, self-service ticket kiosks simplify the presentation of guests’ choices of the myriad of options for their visit. Don’t forget to stop and explore the new, 2nd-floor exhibits on the way to the 86th-floor Observatory! Travel back in time and witness the evolution of the Empire State Building with interactive and immersive exhibits, from the days of construction in the 1920s to cementing its place in the pop culture of today. View the Empire State Building’s original floor plans, understand how the building became a leader in sustainability, learn about the tenants who work on the hidden floors and watch highlights of the building’s starring role in films since the 1930s.

Empire State Building Observatory standard or skip-the-line tickets

One World Observatory standard ticket

The One World Observatory at Freedom Tower offers expansive 360-degree views in all directions of New York City. Special Sky Pod elevators take you up in just 47 seconds; but, the experience is more than pretty views–it’s an interactive visual experience. With a standard ticket, you can skip the hassle of the box office line and proceed right to the top! (Depending on how crowded it is, there might be some waiting to get to the Observatory!) Your visit includes:Please see link

One World Observatory standard ticket

New York Explorer Pass and Guidebook

  • Choose attractions and tours from over 50 options
  • Just show your pass at designated ticketing areas and enjoy
  • Use it for up to 30 days after your first attraction visit
  • Get your pass delivered instantly on any mobile device or print at home

New York Explorer Pass and Guidebook

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) skip-the-line tickets

Skip the lines and enter The Museum of Modern Art directly. You’ll get immediate access to some of the world’s most famous works of modern and contemporary art, including Andy Warhol’s Gold Marilyn Monroe and Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night, as well as pieces by Jasper Johns, Jackson Pollock, Elizabeth Murray, Cindy Sherman and several other great artists of our time. The collection also features photography, architecture, design, film, media and performance art. With shopping and dining options, MoMA offers a complete experience in the world of modern art that people of all ages can enjoy. Your ticket also includes admission to MoMA PS1. Once a school building in Long Island City, the building showcases a variety of art exhibitions year round, ranging from artist retrospectives to site-specific installations. The exhibition space also offers a full roster of music and performance programming.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) skip-the-line tickets

Top of the Rock tickets

Rise above the crowded streets of New York City and get a breath of fresh air on the observation deck of Top of the Rock. Getting inside is a breeze–the digital voucher downloads straight to your phone for easy access. Show it at the front desk to get a timed entry ticket to the three-level observatory. Once at the top, helpful staff can assist you in locating landmarks on the horizon and even snap some great shots of you with a stunning New York backdrop.

Top of the Rock tickets

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Reserve Ticket with city guide

  • Hop on the ferry and enjoy access to the grounds of Liberty Island and Ellis Island (USD 18.50 value)
  • Visit the Ellis Island National Immigration Museum
  • Take part in a self-guided tour of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Receive a downloadable New York City guidebook offering more than USD 20 in discounts

Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Reserve Ticket with city guide

Fast track 4-hour Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island tour

Join an all-inclusive visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, New York City landmarks and symbols of freedom. This tour includes exclusive ferry tickets that will allow you to avoid long waiting lines and big crowds. Expert guides will not only entertain, but also work to make your trip memorable and stress-free!

  • Explore the Statue of Liberty with an English-speaking guide
  • Receive exclusive access to the Pedestal at Liberty Island
  • Choose between a morning or afternoon tour

Fast track 4-hour Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island tour

Tickets to the Lion King on Broadway

The Lion King continues to amaze, with astounding visuals that will make this a show you’ll remember forever. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by an enormous company of international performers, whose detailed costumes, carved masks, and intricate makeup will transport you to the gorgeous vistas of the African savanna.

Based on the 1994 Disney animated film, The Lion King continues to reign as one of the most popular shows on Broadway and around the world. The global phenomenon is the winner of more than 70 major awards worldwide, including the Tony Award® for Best Musical, and the Grammy® for Best Musical Show Album.

Tickets to the Lion King on Broadway

American Museum of Natural History tickets

  • Step into the American Museum of Natural History to experience over 65 million years of our planet’s past. This digital voucher downloads straight to your phone so that you don’t have to carry anything extra with you. Just walk in and explore the exhibits:
  • Learn about the world and everything in it – past, present and future
  • Digital voucher lets you travel with just your phone – no need for printouts
  • From dinosaurs to whales – life-sized displays of Earth’s creatures
  • As seen in A Night at the Museum starring Ben Stiller

American Museum of Natural History tickets

Private and Semi-Private Central Park walking tour

  • Discover Central Park’s peculiar history and monuments
  • Visit numerous places where Hollywood moments took place
  • Learn about John Lennon’s assassination at his Strawberry Fields memorial
  • See the famous restaurant Tavern on the Green

Private and Semi-Private Central Park walking tour

New York City lights evening sail on the Adirondack

  • Watch New York’s city lights and the Statue of Liberty illuminate the night sky from the harbor
  • Pack some snacks as you relax with your friends or family with complimentary wine, Champagne and beer
  • See Ellis Island and lower Manhattan aboard the 80-foot wooden schooner

New York City lights evening sail on the Adirondack

Disney on Broadway exclusive tour behind the magic with New Amsterdam Theatre

For Broadway lovers and Disney fans, there’s no better experience than this new, exclusive access tour. Created in collaboration with Disney Theatrical Group, this tour takes you behind the magic at the New Amsterdam Theatre, entering when the theatre is closed for a special guided tour. Spend a full hour with the in-house historian, learning about the history of this incredible building. Have the place to yourself so you can visit the first floor and balcony levels, admiring the vast stage as your guide describes what goes into the creation and performance of a Broadway production like Beauty & The BeastMary Poppins, Aladdin and The Lion King. Hear stories of the goings-on behind the scenes and learn about the superstitions held by Broadway performers — including a few ghost stories. The highlight of your experience is in the second part of your New Amsterdam tour when you will visit the Prop Studio, where you’ll find treasures untold, getting up close and personal with original props, costumes and set piece for many of your favorite Disney on Broadway musicals.

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Disney on Broadway exclusive tour behind the magic with New Amsterdam Theatre

Brooklyn chocolate tour

This Brooklyn chocolate tour is a bus tour that includes a visit to four of the finest chocolatiers in Brooklyn: Jacques Torres Chocolates, The Chocolate Room, Raaka Chocolate and LI-Lac Chocolates. Enjoy samples of the most delicious variety of traditional and artisanal chocolates at each stop. Experience the history of chocolate, watch demonstrations and learn about unique parts of Brooklyn not featured on our other tours like Valentino Pier, Cobble Hill, Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Gowanus. The multimedia presentation on the screens of the bus will enhance the experience with music, slides and famous chocolate scenes form TV and movies. Visit Valentino Pier for one of the best views of the Statue of Liberty and a great photo opportunity to show your friends and family. Experience Brooklyn like a local with your guide who was born and raised in the borough. Included during the tour is a stop at Table 87 for a slice of wood-fired margherita pizza to cleanse your palette in-between all of the chocolate!

Brooklyn chocolate tour

Central Park TV & movie sites walking tour

  • Visit over 30 locations from your favorite TV shows and movies
  • Explore gorgeous Central Park by foot, the most filmed location in the world
  • Get the behind-the-scenes scoop on familiar, iconic filming locations

Central Park TV & movie sites walking tour

TV and movie locations tour with official NBC Studios tour

New York craft cocktail tour

The East Village of New York was once an immigrant neighborhood, but today is one of the prime nightlife districts of the city, with great restaurants, bars, and theatres — and you’re going to discover the best local haunts and hidden corners. You’ll visit three of New York’s best cocktail bars, where we’ll sample drinks, meet the people behind the bars and learn how their craft cocktails are made. Along the way, you’ll hear stories of how the modern cocktail came to be, how prohibition in America affected the bar scene, and how cocktails are enjoying a resurgence as a result of the craft distilling and cocktail movement. You’ll visit a whole host of locations including former speakeasies, micro-distilleries and New York’s premier wine and spirits store where your guide can help you pick out the perfect boozy souvenir. In between stops, you’ll learn all about the East Village, its history and current events, including where to eat, drink and play.

New York craft cocktail tour

NYC Prohibition pub and history walking tour

Tickets to To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway

The beloved classic by Harper Lee finally arrives on Broadway in a new, adapted production by Aaron Sorkin. The production stars Dumb and Dumber actor, Jeff Daniels, as Atticus Finch– lawyer and father of Scout, protagonist of the novel To Kill a Mockingbird is a heart-warming story of growing up in a segregated South, confronting questions of morality, integrity and racism. Even after nearly 60 years since its publication, the novel continues to be a huge success in the world of modern, American literature.

Tickets to To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway

Tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2 on Broadway

Harry Potter comes to life on Broadway in this epic, two-part play based on an original story by Jack Thorne, J.K. Rowling and John Tiffany. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child portrays an adult, married Harry who now works at the Ministry of Magic. Harry’s youngest son is hesitant to accept his family history as he is about to enter Hogwarts, while Harry himself must grapple with secrets from his past. Both father and son learn how to deal with the uneasy truth–how darkness can be overcome when family and friends work together. Cursed Child sends the imagination soaring with awe-inspiring theatrical wizardry, something never experienced until now. Whether you’re already Harry Potter fan or new to the fantasy novel series, this production will leave you completely spellbound!

Tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts 1 & 2 on Broadway

New York must-see guided combo tour

This must-see combo package includes three walking tours, a private double-decker tour and boat cruise–all led by an informed and entertaining guide! Begin with a walking tour around Rockefeller Center, Fifth Ave and St. Patrick’s Cathedral before boarding a double-decker bus headed for downtown. Drive through Times Square via Broadway, spotting the Empire State and Flatiron Buildings. Pass Union Square, Madison Square Park, Garment District, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown and Financial District along the way.

You’ll then take a walking tour of buzzing Financial District to see landmarks including Trinity Church, the Fearless Girl Statue, New York Stock Exchange and 9/11 Memorial. Afterwards, enjoy an NYC sightseeing cruise and admire the world-renowned skyline as you eat lunch. Get a glimpse of Lady Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge before heading out and over to your final walking tour of the day around Hudson Yards, the Vessel and the High Line.

New York must-see guided combo tour

NYC Brooklyn Bridge guided bike tour

Enjoy some of the best views New York City has to offer on this Brooklyn Bridge bike tour! After a safety briefing and instructions from your guide, you’ll be off to explore one of the most iconic landmarks in the Big Apple. Learn about the art, architecture and history of the world-renowned Brooklyn Bridge. From the Manhattan side, follow the path through the middle of the Brooklyn Bridge, where you’ll take in stunning views of the city skyline. Pedal above the East River and take once-in-a-lifetime photos of the Statue of Liberty. Once over the bridge in Brooklyn, the tour continues along the waterfront of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Cross back over the bridge to Manhattan afterwards.

NYC Brooklyn Bridge guided bike tour

New York professional photo shoot experience

  • Enjoy a professional photoshoot with a personal travel photographer
  • Never forget your visit to New York with this unique souvenir!
  • Choose to add on a proposal package and capture your unforgettable moment
  • Capture the memories of your visit to New York with a professional photoshoot! You’ll learn insider tips from a passionate local photographer and take away a unique souvenir of your visit.
  • Personalize your package and choose from a range of beautiful and iconic locations, the duration of your shoot and number of photos to take away as special keepsakes.

New York professional photo shoot experience

Tickets to La Bohème at the Met Opera

Three casts of captivating artists bring Puccini’s classic tragedy of bohemian friends and lovers to life in Franco Zeffirelli’s immortal staging. Tenors Matthew Polenzani, Roberto Alagna, and Joseph Calleja trade off as the exuberant Rodolfo, alongside sopranos Ailyn Pérez, Hei-Kyung Hong, and Maria Agresta as the fragile Mimì. Marco Armiliato and Emmanuel Villaume share conducting duties.

Tickets to La Bohème at the Met Opera

Downtown NYC food truck tour

This downtown NYC food truck tour takes you to the food trucks frequented by locals, so that you can experience the real flavors, people and culinary energy that one could only find in NYC. The area near where most of the trucks are located is the oldest and most historic part of Manhattan! On your two-hour food truck tour of the Financial District, you will:

  • Learn about the history and culture of the neighborhood as well as its street food
  • Taste the most delectable delicacies from all around the world
  • Enjoy a well-planned itinerary so you don’t miss a New York minute finding the best street food

Downtown NYC food truck tour

 

East Village food tour

Lower East Side Food Tour

Private and Semi-Private American Museum of Natural History skip-the-line tour

The American Museum of Natural History houses the world’s most enthralling objects. This guided tour will take you to all 28 buildings that comprise this famous museum. Your guide will show you around the halls filling you in on all the main points. The museum encompasses all of Earth’s history, and you’ll begin with the museum itself, learning about the Roosevelt Rotunda. Your guide will tell you about giant African mammals, take you through dinosaur exhibits, take you down under learning about ocean life, and learn about National Parks in the United States and their native mammal inhabitants. Lastly, visit the Rose Center for Earth and Space for a tour finale that is out of this world!

Private and Semi-Private American Museum of Natural History skip-the-line tour

NYC limousine lights tour

  • Enjoy a private, luxury tour of New York City
  • Sip complimentary champagne as you tour the city
  • Stop in Times Square, Herald Square, Brooklyn Bridge and more

New York City limousine lights tour

Wine tasting day trip from NYC

You don’t have to fly across the country to sip and learn about phenomenal wines. Be transported to wine country aboard a luxurious shuttle departing from the heart of Manhattan and arriving either in Long Island or Hudson Valley. Spend 90+ minutes in award-winning wineries, touring the grounds and sampling 4-5 different wines. Listen to the winemakers themselves and indulge in locally-sourced artisan foods, including: cheeses, bread, olives, homemade pesto and grilled vegetables. You’ll even be able to purchase freshly-baked pies, local produce and other treats at a nearby farmer’s market!

Long Island destination: Jamesport Vineyards, Martha Clara Vineyards, Pellegrini Vineyards, Pindar Vineyards and Lenz Winery

Hudson Valley destination: Benmarl, Robibero, Stoutridge and more

Wine tasting day trip from NYC

Tickets to Hadestown on Broadway

What originally began as a touring concert, Hadestown has finally arrived to the big stage on Broadway. The new musical delivers a tantalizing and tragic story, based on the famous Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Hades, King of the Underworld, and Persephone also make an appearance, rendering the production an even darker journey through hell and back!

Tickets to Hadestown on Broadway

Private and Semi-Private The Met Museum and American Museum of Natural History skip-the-line tour

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the greatest museums in New York. Your trusty and knowledgeable guide will escort you through the museum tour that will enlighten you with facts on history and works of art. The Met houses objects from Ancient Greece and Egypt and modern art from Europe. The tour starts off at the Great Hall before moving to the museum’s most notable galleries. With stops at the Medieval Gallery, the American wing, and European wing you’ll see and learn about various iconic painters and paintings. After having a lunch break, it’s time for the second half of the tour at the American Museum of Natural History where it houses the world’s most enthralling objects. This tour will take you to all 28 buildings that comprise this famous museum. Your guide will show you around the halls filling you in on all the main points. The museum encompasses all of Earth’s history, and you’ll begin with the museum itself, learning about the Roosevelt Rotunda. Your guide will tell you about giant African mammals, take you through dinosaur exhibits, take you down under learning about ocean life, and learn about National Parks in the United States and their native mammal inhabitants. Lastly, visit the Rose Center for Earth and Space for a tour finale that is out of this world!

The Met Museum and American Museum of Natural History

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published by Alison Coplen

My Online magazines were created as a way for friends,clients and visitors to keep in touch , promote business and create interest in tourism, property and share news.

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