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Third Annual Night at the Museums on Tuesday, June 21st
NEW YORK – The Downtown Culturals Group presents the third annual Night at the Museums, bringing visitors and locals of Lower Manhattan unique experiences at 15 of the area’s most diverse and culturally significant institutions. The event is presented as a part of River To River Festival 2016, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s annual summer arts festival. Night at the Museums takes place on Tuesday, June 21, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Admission is free and many of the sites include special programming and tours.
Visitors of all ages can spend a summer evening exploring New York City’s history and heritages. All museums and historical sites are within walking distance from one another in one of the most diverse and concentrated groups of museums in the world.
Special this year, visitors can also enjoy Make Music New York, a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with over 1,200 concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks across the five boroughs, including Lower Manhattan.
Additionally, beginning on June 21 and every Tuesday until August 20, visitors are invited to experience the growing and vibrant food scene in Lower Manhattan. Sign up at downtownny.com/getlow to get discounts, freebies, and other surprises at 35 restaurants across the district.
For complete information, including a map and schedule of events, visit NightAtTheMuseums.org or pick up a free Night at the Museums Guide at any of the participating institutions.
All activities are free but some require tickets or advance reservation: The National September 11 Memorial Museum tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the museum starting at 4:00 p.m. Walking tours offered by Lower Manhattan Tours require an advance reservation and a limited number of tickets will be available for walk-ups. See details below and on the NATM website.
For more information, visit www.NightAtTheMuseums.org or http://lmcc.net/program/river-to-river/