4 Best Downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn Museums

4 Best Downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn Museums

Discovering NYC Series: Best Downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn Museums

While summer is coming to an end, the hot, humid weather remains! Stay cool and discover something new in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn’s best museums. Here‘s our suggestions:

9/11 Memorial Museum

A 10 minute walk from 70 Pine, explore the 9/11 Museum as it takes you on an emotional journey through archives, narratives, interactive technology and a collection of artifacts from 9/11. While you’re in the area, meander through the 9/11 Memorial and take a trip up 1 World Trade Center for one of the best views in Lower Manhattan.

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Explore multiple perspectives of modern history, life and culture within the Museum of Jewish Heritage. The museum’s mission is to educate people of all ages about the intricate details of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st century – before, during and after the Holocaust.

Museum of American Finance

Visiting the Museum of Finance isn’t like sitting in a college finance lecture; it’s about discovering what Manhattan was built upon. Learn more about how gold has influenced our lives from science and technology to entertainment and pop culture.

Brooklyn Museum

Head over the Brooklyn Bridge from Downtown NYC and visit the Brooklyn Museum. Located in a diverse, creative and exciting urban center, the museum offers a mix of collections that include ancient Egyptian artifacts, African art, European paintings and contemporary art.

While staying at Q&A Residential Hotel, be sure to venture outside of our comfortable, fully furnished apartments and explore more of what Downtown Manhattan has to offer. If you’re looking to dine after sampling a few rooftop cocktails, visit our blog for more suggestions about where to eat in Downtown NYC.