Manhattan, New York
Madison Square Garden The Garden New York City
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When you're attending concerts or sporting events in Madison Square Garden, plot your itinerary to include a visit to one of several other sites in Manhattan to make the most of your New York visit.

Gershwin Theatre
222 West 51st St., New York, NY 10019

Enjoy a Broadway or theater production at the Gershwin Theatre and explore the exhibits that feature costumes from past productions, stage notes, and other items from Broadway legends including Julie Harris, Angela Lansbury and Irene Worth.

Top of the Rock
30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112

Enjoy panoramic views of New York City and catch a glimpse of Liberty Island at the amazing Top of the Rock. Visitors take an elevator up to the 67th or 69th floors that have outdoor terraces and a clear-glass viewing area. The 70th floor takes visitors to the rooftop to see a 360-degree view of the city in the open air.

Madame Tussauds New York
234 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

Its wax exhibit in New York City houses hundreds of figures of political leaders, historical figures, Hollywood stars, pop stars, TV stars, sports stars and cultural figures. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the museum to learn about each star and their role in history or modern society.

Empire State Building
350 5th Ave., New York, NY 10018

Enjoy panoramic views of the New York City skyline day or night at the famous Empire State Building. Visitors can take the elevator up to the 86th floor of the building to access the observatory, and also explore the lobby that features several art exhibits including King Kong memorabilia, Fay Wray's collection of photographs and several posters.

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum
2 East 91st St., New York, NY 10128

It is the only museum in the United States that houses only historic and contemporary design collections. The exhibits cover the history of design over 24 centuries, and feature more than 250,000 design objects, a design library and on-site educational programs. Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the museum, or join a Cooper-Hewitt guide for a free 45-minute tour of all the key exhibits and collections.