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Manhattan: Harlem Museums

Uptown adventures offer visitors to New York City a wealth of experience and an opportunity to visit some very interesting and educational attractions, from Arthur Avenue to a variety of museums. Harlem area museums include the African-American Wax Museum and the Children's Museum of the Native American.

African American Wax Museum
See Duke Ellington, Magic Johnson, and Harriet Tubman -- life sized wax models of them, that is at the African American Wax Museum located on West 115th Street.

American Numismatic Society
Are you interested in coin collections? The American Numismatic Society focuses on the study and appreciation of coins, medals and related objects. You can see their diverse collections and offerings on Broadway and 155th Street.

Children's Museum of the Native American
Located on West 155th Street, children have the opportunity to learn about Native American culture in this friendly museum. Puppet shows, singing, dancing, and sign language are among the museum's highlights.

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
This New York City Landmark was once the center of the thriving Dyckman Farm. Located on Broadway and 204th Street, it offers visitors the opportunity to experience this 18th century farmhouse through tours, crafts and other activities.

The Hispanic Society of America
This free museum and reference library offers information on arts and cultures of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. Located on Broadway between 155th & 156th Streets, the collection includes paintings, decorative arts, archaeological artifacts, sculptures and textiles.

King Manor Museum
This Queens museum involves and educates children and adults in local and national history through the home of Rufus King, who was important in the U.S. Constitution and reknowned for his anti-slavery stance.

Studio Museum in Harlem
Located on West 125th Street, this museum is focused on supporting African American visual, literary and performing artists through exhibits, artists-in-residence, and a variety of other programs

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