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New York Public Library

476 5th Ave, New York, New York 10018 USA

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Opens Sat 10a
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Reviewed by
Nancy Sewell

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  • 388 Helpful
March 17, 2016

Even if you’re not a book nut, the library is worth a visit for its impressive Beaux Arts architecture and free exhibits. We prefer to wander on our own, but there are free guided tours of the library as well. Fellow travel lovers shouldn’t miss the Map Room.

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Tatiana Danger

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July 12, 2014
Rated 5.0

One of the best places to visit in NYC. I'm going to be going here in a couple weeks with my little boy and spend an afternoon exploring with him. It's free and open to the public. The building is beautiful and oozes historic charm. It's very quiet (my kid's quiet too), and has free WIFI. Within walking distance to tons of shops and restaurants. You may remember this library from the movie Ghostbusters! Also, there's a great bookstore onsite.

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Toes

  • 26 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
March 30, 2015
Rated 5.0

This is a wonderful place to get away from the bustle and noise for a while. Beautiful architecture, great exhibits, and of course, all the books you could ask for. If you're into chill spots, go here.

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New York Public Library

476 5th Ave
New York, New York
10018 USA

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Closed Now
  • Mon: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Sun, Tue, Fri, Sat: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wed, Thu: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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