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American Bible Society Library
1865 Broadway #2
New York NY  10023
Phone 
212 408-1204
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Religion
Research /Reading  Library
 

  NY

  New York

  American Numismatic Society

  96 Fulton Street

  New York  NY   10038    

  Phone  212 571-4470

  Web  http://www.amnumsoc.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@numismatics.org

  Description  coins of all eras and countries, joint exhibitions with Federal reserve of

                    New York

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Collection A-F Coins

  Collection G-M  Money

  Research  Library

  New or Updated                  2/9/2006

NY
 
New York
 
Collection at Daugavas Vanagi House
 
115 W 183rd Street
 
New York  NY  10453    
 
Phone  212 367-8099
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.alausa.org/E21_Museums.htm
 
Description  Latvian folk costumes & textiles dating to 1680
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
   Group Identity Eastern European

 
Collection A-F  Costumes
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003

Dog Museum of America
51 Madison Avenue
New York NY   10010
Phone 
212 696-8350
Web Site
Description 
famous pets and their people
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
Collection A-F  Dogs

New York
New York
Madame Tussaud Wax Museum

234 West 42nd Street
New York NY 
Phone
Web Site 
www.madame-tussauds.com
Toll Free  800 246-8872
Description  175 wax figures, some of which you can touch
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Wax

  NY

  New York

  Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology

  Seventh Avenue at 27th Street

  New York  NY   10001    

  Phone   212 217-5970

  Web Site  http://www.fitnyc.edu/aspx/Content.aspx?menu=FutureGlobal:Museum

  Description  costumes, textiles, accessories at fashion school in NYC

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Costumes

  New or Updated:  11/29/2005
 

  NY

  New York

  Museum of American Financial History

  28 Broadway

  New York  NY  10004    

  Phone  212 908-4110

  Web Site www.financialhistory.org

  Description  Wall street, money, financial literacy

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Collection G-M  Money

  New or Updated:  8/18/2006
 

  NY

  New York

  Museum of Chinese in the Americas

  70 Mulberry Street

  2snd floor

  New York   NY  10013    

  Phone   212 619-4785

  Web   http://www.moca-nyc.org/

  Description  documents and interprets the history and culture of Chinese Americans

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Group Identity  Chinese

  Research     Archives

  New or  Updated                              2/3/2006


 
NY

  New York

  Museum of Jewish Heritage

  36 Battery Place

  Battery Park City

  New York                    NY           10280    

  Phone   646 437-4200

  Web Site  www.mjhnyc.org

  Description  memorial to the Holocaust with artifacts, photos, short films & testimony

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Holocaust

  Group Identity   Jewish

  New or Updated:           12/30/2005


 

  NY

  New York

  Museum of Television & Radio

  25 West 52nd Street

  New York   NY  10019    

  Phone  212 621-6800

  Alt Phone  212 621-6600

  Web Site http://www.mtr.org/

  Description  also in LA, has library of radio & television programs & commercials,

                    and themed screenings

  Type of Resource Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Industry /Profession Broadcasting

  Research    Library

  New or Updated:   1/6/2007

  NY
 
New York
 
Museum of the American Piano
 
291 Broadway
 
MAIL PO Box 177 Dobbs Ferry 10522
 
New York   NY 10007    
 
Phone   212 406-5242
 
Web Site  http://www.museumforpianos.org/pianomuseum/Default.asp
 
Description  CLOSED after 9/11, trying to reorganize
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Industry /Profession Music
 
Collection G-M  Musical Instruments
 
New or Updated:  3/17/2004

  NY
 
New York
 
Museum of Public Relations
 
26 Broadway
 
22nd Floor
 
New York  NY  10004  
  Phone  212 943-5858
 
Web Site  http://www.prmuseum.com/welcome.html
 
Description  mostly online presence with biographies of PR Men, reference library in                         NYC available by appointment
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
 
Industry /Profession  Advertising
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  07/14/2003

  NY

  New York

  New York City Fire Museum

  278 Spring Street

  New York  NY   10013    

  Phone   212 691-1303

  Web Site  http://www.nycfiremuseum.org/

  Description  leather buckets, helmets, hand pumped engines, horesdrawn & early motorized

                    equipment

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type   Firehouse

  Industry /Profession Firefighting

  Collection A-F Equipment

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  Era  1904

  New or Updated:  12/31/2005

New York City Police Museum
Address
New York NY
Phone
Web Site 
www.nycpolicemuseum.org
Description  history of the department and present day law enforcement activities
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Law Enforcement

  NY

  New York

  Nicholas Roerich Museum

  319 West 107th St

  New York                  NY           10025    

  Phone   212 864-7752

  Web Site  www.roerich.org

  E-mail  mailto:director@roerich.org

  Description  Paintings by Russian-born artist

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:           11/11/2005

Police Museum
235 East 20th Street
New York NY   10003
Phone 
212 477-9753
Web Site
Description 
weapons, uniforms, artifacts
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Law Enforcement

  NY

  New York

  Skyscraper Museum

  Battery Park City

  39 Battery Place

  New York  NY  10280    

  Phone   212 968-1961

  Web Site  www.skyscraper.org

  Description  focus on the tall building, several exhibits relating to 9/11, online

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  New or Updated:   2/26/2006

  NY
 
New York
 
Sony Wonder Technology Lab
 
550 Madison Avenue
 
New York   NY 10022    
 
Phone   212 833-8100
 
Web Site  http://www.sonywondertechlab.com/
 
Description  medical imaging, television, recording studio, interactive theatre
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Technology
 
New or Updated:    3/19/2004

  NY

  New York

  South Street Seaport Museum

  12 Fulton St

  New York  NY  10038    

  Phone   212 748-8600

  Web Site  http://www.southstseaport.org/

  Description  artifacts, ships, historic area of New York's old port area, 19th century

                    print shop

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Collection   Printing

  Research   Library

  New or Updated:                  3/1/2006

Theatre Museum
1515 Broadway
New York NY
Phone 
212 944-7161
Web Site
Description 
satellite of the City Museum of New York on Broadway, about Broadway
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment

  NY

  New York

  Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

  28 East 20th Street

  New York  NY   10033    

  Phone   212 260-1616

  Web Site  www.nps.gov/thrb

  Description  reconstructed childhood home of Teddy Roosevelt

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Owner/Operator:  National Park Service

  New or Updated:  2/15/2006

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