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Roosevelt Island - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Roosevelt Island, New York, NY 10044, USA

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About Roosevelt Island

A narrow island which was located in the centre of the east river Manhattan. Roosevelt Island is part of the borough of Manhattan. Roosevelt Island has many bicycle trails and walking paths for people to explore the island with. There is also a free bus service.


Attractions Near Roosevelt Island

The Noguchi Museum
The Noguchi Museum1.3km from Roosevelt Island

This was a museum designed and created by the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. The purpose of the museum and foundation was and remains to preserve and display Noguchi's sculptures, architectural models, stage designs, drawings, and furniture designs.

Central Park Zoo
Central Park Zoo1.93km from Roosevelt Island

The Central Park Zoo is a 6.5-acre zoo located at the southeast corner of Central Park in New York City. It is part of an integrated system of four zoos and one aquarium managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

St. Patrick's Cathedral
St. Patrick's Cathedral2.12km from Roosevelt Island

This Mighty structure is a Decorated Neo-Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral in the Manhattan city of Newyork and it is a prominent landmark of the city and the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.

The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art2.25km from Roosevelt Island

This is an art museum located in midtown Manhattan. It plays a major role in developing and collecting modern art and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world.

Museum of the Moving Image
Museum of the Moving Image2.32km from Roosevelt Island

A Media museum located in a former building of the historic Astoria Studios. It exists to expand public understanding and appreciation of the art, history, technique and technology of film, television, and digital media by collecting, preserving, and providing access to moving-image related artifacts via multimedia exhibitions and educational programming.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art2.34km from Roosevelt Island

This is the largest museum in the United State and it was the third most visited art museum in the world. Its permanent collection contains over two million works, divided among 17 curatorial departments.

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This is the most populous city in the United states and the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and is also home to the headquarters of United Nations.

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