View New York City's great skyscrapers and architecture from Battery Park when you visit the Skyscraper Museum.

The Sky Scraper Museum is a gem for architectural design within the city of New York. You can explore some of the city's greatest landmarks and skyscrapers while learning about their history and technology. Inside of the museum you will also get to learn about the designers and architects that crafted the illustrious New York City skyline.


Manhattan Mini Models
Inside of the museum you'll find Michael Chesko's mini scale version of New York that showcases real buildings and landmarks that exisit in the city.

Maps and Photographs of Lower Manhattan
Learn about the architectural history of New York City through a series of maps and photographs that display the development of the major landmarks. You'll see photos dating as far back as the 1950s that can truly illustrate how far the city has come.

The History of Height
One of the most fascinating exhibits at the Skyscraper Museum is the 36-foot long mural named "The History of Height". This installation shows the evolution of skyscrapers as they evolved from ancient Pyramids. 

Did You Know

  • One World Trade Center is New York City's tallest skyscraper measuring at 1,776 feet.

  • New York City's first skyscraper was the Tower Building which was built in 1888 and demolished in 1913.

How To Get There

  • R, 1 to South Ferry-Whitehall Street station.

  • 4, 5 to Bowling Green station.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Entry to the Skyscraper Museum is normally $5.

- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the museum plus over 100 attractions in New York City.


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Wednesday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Thursday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Friday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 6:00pm

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39 Battery Place New York, NY 10280


(212) 968-1961