More Museums in New York: e.g. Museum of American Financial History
An Affiliate of the Smithsonian, the Museum of American Financial History is the nation’s only independent
public museum dedicated to the history of growth, opportunity and entrepreneurship.
The Museum serves members, visitors to it’s gallery and website, and program participants nationwide with exhibits,
events, publications, and scholarly resources. Educational programming promotes financial literacy and empowerment, drawing upon the Museum’s unsurpassed document collections.
National Academy of Design Museum
The National Academy has numbered among it’s members many of America’s most prominent painters, sculptors, architects and printmakers.
Founding members included Hudson River school painters Thomas Cole, Rembrandt Peale, and Samuel F.B.Morse.
today, more than 425contemporary artists are members of the Academy. Elected by their peers, all National Academicians
contribute examples of their work upon acceptance of the honor, thus building one of the most important and unique collections of American Art.
International Center of Photography
Established in 1974, the International Center of Photography (ICP) is New York City’s only
museum devoted exclusively to the exhibition, preservation and study of all aspects of photography—from master photographers to newly emerging talent;
from photojournalism to the avant-garde; from photographic aesthetics to technique.
FDNY Fire Zone
The Fire Zone is a state of the art Fire Safety Learning Center located adjacent to Radio City Music Hall at Rockefeller Center in New York City.
At the Fire Zone you can learn about the power of fire. At the Fire Zone you can climb on a real fire truck, try on
bunker gear, meet a firefighter, feel a "hot" door and learn to crawl through a smoke-filled hallway, even in the dark.
At the Fire Zone you can learn to identify hazards in your home, and help your parents make an escape plan.
At the Fire Zone you will have a first-hand experience in respecting fire and learn what to do in an emergency.
Through a variety of hands-on exhibits and multi-media presentations, visitors are immersed in a unique experience
where they become part of the firefighting team. Visitors will realize they can play a major role in preventing fires and making their families safer.