Schedule: Wednesdays - Thursdays - Saturdays and Sundays
From 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Fridays from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. m.
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
Admission: Free for all ages.
The museum has a permanent collection of works by artists that has to do somehow with the Bronx, the aim of the museum is to serve as a bridge between the various communities living in the Bronx, traditionally African-American and Latin people, brings together more than 1,000 works spanning all media, including an interesting display of street art and the famous graffiti. The museum has an interesting initiative of the department of education to help the development of adolescents, families, and adults for their careers.
The first Friday of every month, the museum offers free admission to a movie night, art, performance, music and another special programming. – Free admission and snacks (suggested donation)
Due to the high level of demand for the museum programs, it is recommended that all groups (10 or more visitors) make a reservation at least three weeks before the date of the visit.
All public areas of the museum, including the galleries and bathrooms, are fully accessible for people with disabilities. Wheelchairs are available for free. The elevators also provide access to all floors and exhibitions.
The Museum offers the service of all kinds of events like birthday parties, bachelor parties, concerts, weddings, receptions and other special events.
Wednesdays - Suggested Donation - You pay what you can.
The Zoo is located at 25 to 30 minutes from Manhattan, it's one of the biggest zoos in the world, with around 650 species, with 4,000 animals spread over 100 hectares in several habitats proper of the species. The place is a paradise for photographers, there are a few wonderful backdrops between beautiful animals, it'd seem like all the animals were "stars", among them there are rhinoceros, tigers, bears and giraffes, besides others. The zoo has different rates for different events, the experience will be complete if you buy the membership, with which you get to enter free for a full year to the Bronx Zoo, the Aquarium of New York, the zoos of Central Park, Prospect Park, and Queens, in addition to other shows and events. On Wednesdays, the entrance is almost free the zoo suggests a donation, keep in mind that is the day in which there are more people therefore the lines are sometimes exhausting. The park offers a package that includes the Butterfly Garden, Congo Gorilla Forest, Jungles World, transportation in the monorail, 4-D theater and insects carousel. To tour the zoo you can choose between walking, or use transport means, but you would have to pay for them, there are: a road train, a Skyfari aerial tram that offers a splendid aerial view of the park and a monorail call the Bengali Express that circulates in the field dedicated to Asia. The tour "experience", includes all of the attractions and activities that normally have to pay separately, as are the butterflies, the gorillas, the tape of insects, etc. , it's well worth it. Do not forget to go to the gift shop, the prices are not high, the food, on the other hand, is the one that is expensive, so we suggest you to bring your picnic and a good amount of beverages to save you money, there is also a way of saving by purchasing your tickets online. The Zoo has a good amount of tables to sit, also bring sunscreen since half of the park is in full sunlight, do not forget your comfortable footwear, the walk is long if you want to go around the zoo, the children are the ones enjoying this site. It's closed to the public on holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The exhibits of animals will be closed at 4 pm, in the summer it is recommended to arrive before noon, or you will have difficulties finding a parking space.
To get out of the routine and the noise of New York, this is the place with many things to see and to do, the tour is entertaining and diverse, it has different animals from around the world.
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am - 6pm
Winter hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm
The New York Botanical Garden (New York Botanical Garden) located in the Bronx, was one of the first gardens of its kind in America. It is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 it has become a national historical monument, one of the largest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in the United States. Renowned for the beauty and diversity of its landscapes, as well as for the excellence of its education, science and horticulture.
With an area of one square kilometer, is home to 48 different gardens. In which you can appreciate plants, waterfalls and ponds where carried out samples of aquatic plants.
Gardens and collections: depending on the season when we visited the gardens we find different shows determined by the nature of each season, each season has its charm, you can see a sample of each by clicking here.
The park offers daily various events and programs aimed at environmental education and botany activities, you can see exhibitions and special events on the website of the garden.
Tickets: The ticket price varies according to age and date, you can check prices by clicking here. The local operator accepts both print and electronic bond bonds. If you travel with a mobile device, simply show your photo identification and present your electronic voucher on your smartphone or digital tablet.
Schedule: Wave Hill: Tuesday to Sunday
9:00am to 4:30pm
Closed on Mondays
Marco Polo Stufano, AM-Noon Conservatory.
10:00am. 01:00pm - 4: 00pm
Shop at Wave Hill
9:30am - 04:00pm
Coffee Shop at Wave Hill
10:00a.m - 4:00 pm
Admission: You have to get a ticket that costs
It is a farm that has public gardens and a cultural center in the city of New York, is located on the slopes that overlooking the Hudson River and New Jersey Palisades, in the area known as Hudson Hill, It counts with a house room, picnic area , bathrooms, shop and a restaurant with excellent organic food, occasionally concerts are held in the gardens, these are ideal for picnics, or simply enjoy the tranquility and peace in a shady pergola, the gardens have comfortable chairs to enjoy the scenery offered by the Hudson river, the main building is an old mansion, there is a large room that has the name of "Armor HALL" and it has been restored into attractive event space.
We recommend you to visit the water garden, the greenhouse and gardens in general. If you don’t want to use the small parking or do not want to pay the fee of $8, you can go to a free parking outside the hotel. On Tuesdays the parking is free.
For transport, the Subway-North offers a package for two adults and a child includes a ride back to the Great Central and admission to Wave Hill.
There is a free ride van to Wave Hill, runs from the west side of Broadway in front of Burger King, every 10 minutes, from 9:10 a.m. to 15:10. The ride returns to Broadway with the visitor's can leave them in front of Burger King, the way back is done every hour from noon to 5:00 pm
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturdays - Sundays 11am - 4pm
Van Cortlandt House Museum, also known as Federick Van Cortlandt House or Van Cortlandt House, is the oldest building in the Bronx, New York. The house was built with Georgian in 1748. The Van Cortlandts was prominent in the city affairs mercantile family.
The house was used during the war of independence by Rochambeau, Lafayette and George Washington. In 1889, after 140 years of occupation by the Van Cortlandt family was sold to the city of New York.
It was included on the National Register of Historic Places in 1967 and became a National Historic Landmark in 1976. It was the first House Museum in New York (1897) and the fourth in the country.
The Museum offers history buffs a fascinating insight into the life of the clan Van Cortlandt by 18th-century decorative arts and the experiences of people who lived and worked on the property.
Tickets: Children under 12 are free. Wednesdays are free, but donations accepted. If you want to see the cost of tickets you can click here.
Date: November 2019to January 2020
Hours: Tuesdays to Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed on Thanksgiving Day - Christmas
For Christmas, the Botanical Garden in the Bronx presents a wonderful show called "HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW" "The Show of Christmas Train", Where you can see more than 20 scale model trains covering a wide variety of terrain and 150 miniature buildings of the five counties, with thousands of lights artfully designed, which occupy a quarter mile. Look up to see a new exhibition area of trains over height with the most famous bridges in New York. The monuments are made of natural materials such as bark, branches, stems, fruits and natural seeds.
The garden is located in Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road, it has an easy access by car, metro, bus and Metro-North. Most of the garden consists of outdoor spaces with 250 acres of garden.
The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of New York. It’s separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River and is the only one of five that is not on an island. As for culture, we can say that is the birthplace of rap and hip hop, jazz evolved. Its population is multicultural so is said that more than 70 different languages are spoken, although English and Spanish prevail over the rest.
This district also has attractions that may be of interest, one of which is the Bronx Zoo, one of the largest zoos in the United States, instead of cages, animals are separated by moats and natural elements.
A big attraction is the Yankee Stadium, built in 1923 and renovated in 1976, the home of this team.
We also have the New York Botanical Garden, a paradise for gardening lovers, with state's largest botanical garden, also includes three of the largest parks in New York, the "Pelham Bay", the "Van Cortlandt Park" and the "1520 Sedgwick Avenue".
In the Bronx there are some neighborhoods is an unusual City Island, which is more like a fishing village New England to New York City neighborhood. Here the cuisine of seafood is vast and practically a local secret, but just walk the streets to find out.
Another notable visit is the Hall of Fame of Distinguished Americans, from which you have a very good view of Harlem and Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan. Remember that a sure way to give a deeper look at the Bronx, is making a neighborhood tour with connoisseurs.
Although the Bronx has progressed a lot and is full of culture we suggest not to go to the little tourist districts.
Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays 1pm - 5pm
If you just want to escape to a small fishing village and eat fresh seafood, you can go to Island City, located in the Bronx, is connected to the mainland by a narrow bridge. Island City is an active boating community throughout the year. It measures 2.4 kilometers long and only half a kilometer wide, where we find restaurants, shops, galleries, yacht clubs, marinas and shipyards.
An interesting place to visit is the old school, where the Nautical Museum where we can see model boats, authentic sails, collection of photographs, books, newspapers, maps, arrowheads, works display includes a large relief map of the island.
We also found a shop where we can buy books, photographs, postcards and general nautical gifts.
This is an average Price; it changes according to each event. Yankee Stadium is the headquarters of the New York Yankees, equipment from the Major League Baseball of the United States. The complex, inaugurated in 2009, supplanting the stadium of the same name (1923-2008), annex to the present building. In general terms, the building boasts features similar to the old ball park, although a 63 percent larger and with modern additions. It is the most expensive real estate ever built in the history of baseball and the second sports venue, at the global level, behind the Wembley Stadium, the Yankees are a national treasure and the Yankee Stadium Populous serves as a container of emotions to capture the revelry and pride required to carry the franchise with more history in the American sport in the next generation. Built in glass, steel and limestone, the skin of the stadium was highlighted by a facade of granite inspired Stadium in the Bronx 1923. Other sections of the stadium include the Monument Park, located behind the central garden and site dedicated to the memory of the best players of the club; the New York Yankees Museum, a collection of objects relating to the history of the Yankees and baseball; and the Great Hall, plenty of space that hosts various shops and restaurants. The Stadium offers individual or group tours at a cost for more information, visit this page http://newyork.Yankees.MLB.com/NYY/Ballpark/Stadium tours details.jsp