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The 2013 Museum Mile Festival will take place on Tuesday, June 11, from 6pm-9pm. Created in 1978 as a means to stir public interest and support of museums, the Museum Mile Festival was formed as a consortium by the museums that share the Fifth Avenue address.
Outside the Guggenheim
During that time, visit any participating museum for FREE. These include:
Museum for African Art
El Museo del Barrio
Museum of the City of New York
The Jewish Museum
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
National Academy Museum & School
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Neue Galerie New York
Goethe Institut New York/German Cultural Center
The Met Museum
Each year, thousands of tourists from around the world make their trip to the Museum Mile Festival. Total attendance records over its 26 years have surpassed one million visitors. Because of the success of the festival and the work of the consortium, the City of New York officially designated Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 105th Streets as “Museum Mile,” further cementing the area as one of the city’s major cultural resources.
For maps or more information, visit museummilefestival.org.
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