Learning Science from the Best in NYC

I love learning about random things. But more than that, I love learning about random things from people who have devoted their lives to it. These people always bring with their explanations a passion and a sparkle that restore my faith in academic research and inspire me to learn more. Thankfully, New York is a fantastic place to come into contact with academics; here are the places I go to when I want to learn something (also everything is free!):
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Cheap Ways to Experience World Class Culture in New York (Part 2)

This is the second post detailing how to experience world class culture in NYC. In this post I’ll list my favorite museums and galleries, which are either free or have a suggested donation as well as museums that have cheap nights.

Free/Recommended Admission (I recommend paying this if you can afford it but just know that you don’t have to):

The Met (1000 5th Ave) is one of the best art museums in the world. I especially love the sculpture gallery at the Met. It is just astonishing how realistic and emotive a piece of marble can be. 

The American Museum of Natural History (Central Park West and 79th St) is one of my favorite museums. I remember coming here on many school trips and being amazed by the life-like exhibits. The best thing about this place remains the giant full-size blue whale that hangs above the main gallery.

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