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Empire State Building

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American Museum of Natural History

Both Empire State Building and American Museum of Natural History are endorsed by professional reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Empire State Building ranks significantly better than American Museum of Natural History. Empire State Building scores 95 with accolades from 8 reviews such as Fodor's, Michelin Guide and Lonely Planet.

Both Empire State Building and American Museum of Natural History are endorsed by professional reviewers writing for major publications. On balance, Empire State Building ranks significantly better than American Museum of Natural History. Empire State Building scores 95 with accolades from 8 reviews such as Fodor's, Michelin Guide and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
98
#1 in New York City
location

350 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10118

endorsements
  • 10 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    With the tragic demise of the World Trade Center, this symbol of New York is again the city's most recognizable skyscraper and, at 1,050 feet, its tallest.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    One of the city's most beautiful—and popular—attractions, with thousands of people visiting every day. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The Empire State Building is an art deco monument to progress, a symbol for New York City, and a star in some great romantic scenes, on- and off-screen. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    There’s no better introduction to New York than a visit to the Empire State Building... the apex of the New York skyline. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Strength and grace combine to make the Empire State Building the most famous sky­scraper in the world and the quintessential New York landmark. Full Review →

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#16 in New York City

79th Street and Central Park West, New York City, NY 10024

  • 9 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    No child—or adult for that matter—who has strolled under the enormous blue whale has ever forgotten this cavernous museum on the Upper West Side.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    No child—or adult for that matter—who has strolled under the enormous blue whale has ever forgotten this cavernous museum on the Upper West Side. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The largest natural history museum in the world is also one of the most impressive sights in New York. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    This is one of the hottest museum tickets in town, thanks to the Rose Center for Earth and Space, whose four-story-tall planetarium sphere hosts the show Journey to the Stars. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    A famed research facility... the vast halls present astounding collections. Full Review →

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