New York Public Library

Type: Libraries / Archives

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Even if going to a library isn't on your list of "must-see" attractions back home, be sure to make an exception for the awe-inspiring Beaux-Art landmark known as the New York Public Library on Fifth...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon,: Thu-Sat; 10am-6pm
  • Tue-Wed: 10am-8pm
  • Sun: 1pm-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Historic Sites: "Designated for quiet study, the Rose Main Reading Room and Bill Blass Public Catalog Room are featured on the daily tours of the NYPL at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Don't miss them."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: The origins of library date back to the time when New York was emerging as one of the world's most great centers of urban culture.

  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: The New York Public Library is a stunning example of architecture and free for all to wander.

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