New York Public Library

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  • Address: 5th Ave and 42nd St, New York City, NY 10018 (Manhattan), United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +212-9300800
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Library, Entertainment
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The building that most people identify as the New York Public Library, is actually the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, one five research libraries and 81 branch libraries making up the New York Public Library system. The library has a beautiful architecture both inside and outside. The Bryant Park behind the library has various food stalls, restaurants and even conducts film festival summer.

The library also has a gift shop, where in you can buy books to gift it to book lovers. The gift shop also has stationery, NYC souvenirs, fine writing instruments, books and children's books and toys. New York public library is a mixture of cultural and political life of New York. The most exciting part of the main branch of the library is Rose reading Room, which is worth visiting.

This Public Library is also featured in New York City itinerary 3 days and 7 days in NYC trip.

Visitors today can conduct research at the Library, take a tour of the Library, attend numerous events, and even wander through the Library to view its many treasures and artworks including the Gutenberg Bible, murals and paintings, and the Library's beautiful architecture.

Library Highlights:

  • Astor Hall
  • Gutenberg Bible
  • Rose Reading Room
  • McGraw Rotunda

The public library of New York is a cherished space for book lovers. Since it is a library, there are no tickets for New York public library. However, taking up a tour would mean a better perspective of this place and its significance. Buy tickets for New York Public Library tours and have a tete- a tete with humanities and social sciences here. You will also have the advantage of easy access and reduced New York public library ticket prices. Getting your New York public library tickets is a gateway to elite world of knowledge in New York.

New York Public Library Travel Tips

  • Parking space available.

Entrance Ticket Details For New York Public Library

  • Entry is free, some lectures require tickets costing $15.

New York Public Library Hours

  • The library is also closed for certain holidays.

How to Reach New York Public Library

  • Bryant Park
  • Fifth Avenue

  • Lincoln Ristorante
  • The Grand Tier Restaurant
  • Arpeggio Food & Wine Bar

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  • New York Public Library Address: 5th Ave and 42nd St, New York City, NY 10018 (Manhattan), United States
  • New York Public Library Contact Number: +212-9300800
  • New York Public Library Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit New York Public Library: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 25.99% of people who visit New York City include New York Public Library in their plan

  • 51.24% of people start their New York Public Library visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see New York Public Library

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

56.7% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting New York Public Library

People normally club together Empire State Building and Times Square while planning their visit to New York Public Library.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

New York Public Library Reviews & Ratings

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    On 03-Jan-2019

    This is a very nice library and was made famous by the movie ghostbusters.