New York City Directions on how to get to the train station in Madison: Walk to front of campus (Madison Avenue/Rte 124) turn right. Go to Madison Ave/Kings Road intersection--turn onto Kings Road. Stay on Kings Road all the way to the train station. You will cross Green Village Rd and Waverly Place. There are stairs just after you cross Waverly Place that will take you up to the platform to go to New York. Or you can walk to the front of the Train Station directly across from City Hall (otherwise known as the Hartley Dodge Memorial). The platform next to the train depot is the one going into New York City. Stay on the train until you reach New York City. You will arrive at Penn Station. Once at Penn Station you can exit the building, or stay inside the train station and transfer to the Subway’s to get to your destination. If you need help, the subway staff where MTA uniforms and there are policeman you can ask for assistance. Helpful Websites New Jersey Transit Train Schedules (NJ’s commuter railroad) http://www.njtransit.com Metropolitan Transportation Authority (New York City subways and buses, Metro-North and Long Island Rail Road commuter railroads) http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/ New York Waterway (Private ferries to Manhatten) http://www.nywaterway.com NYC Bicycle Routes http://nyc.gov/html/dot/html/trans_maps/bikeroute.html NYC WorldWeb Travel Guide—Sights & Attractions http://www.nyc.worldweb.com/SightsAttractions/ PATH Train Schedules (Bi-state subway) http://www.panynj.gov/ Amtrak http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Amtrak/HomePage All information is taken directly from each organizations website. The information is provided simply for informational purposes and is not an endorsement by Drew University. Please note: All information is taken directly from each organizations website. The information is provided simply for informational purposes and is not an endorsement by Drew University. Museum of Modern Art http://www.moma.org/ The Museum of Modern Art (212) 708-9400 Tuesday closed 11 West 53 Street, Wednesday 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. between Fifth and Sixth avenues Thursday 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. New York, NY 10019-5497 Friday 10:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m. MOMA Museum Hours Please note: the Museum will be open to the Saturday 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. public on Tuesday, February 19, and Sunday 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18. Monday 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Museum Admission (includes Museum galleries, film programs, MoMA Audio programs, and admission to P.S.1) Students $12 (full-time with current ID) Children Free (sixteen and under). This policy does not apply to children in groups. Members Free Admission is free for all visitors during Target Free Friday Nights, sponsored by Target, every Friday evening, 4:00–8:00 p.m. Tickets for Target Free Friday Nights are not available in advance. From the west side of Manhattan E or V train to 53rd Street and Fifth Avenue, or B, D, or F train to 47–50 Street Rockefeller Center By Bus: M50 cross-town to 50th Street. Proceed to 53rd Street All information is taken directly from each organizations website. The information is provided simply for informational purposes and is not an endorsement by Drew University. Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street New York, New York 10028-0198 General Information: 212-535-7710 TTY: 212-570-3828 or 212-650-2551 http://www.metmuseum.org/ Any donation for entry is accepted, $10 is suggested. From Penn Station: Take the M4 bus to 83rd Street and Madison Avenue. See the MTA website for bus and subway maps. Hours* Friday 9:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m. Sunday 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Monday Closed** Tuesday 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Wednesday 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Thursday 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. *Galleries are cleared at 5:15 p.m., Sunday–Thursday, and 8:45 p.m., Friday and Saturday Natural History Museum http://www.amnh.org/museum/welcome/ The American Museum of Natural History is located at Central Park West and 79th Street in New York City. Phone Number: (212) 769-5100. Hours of Operation: The Museum is open daily, 10:00 a.m.—5:45 p.m. The Rose Center remains remains open until 8:45 p.m. on the first Friday of every month. T Museum and Rose Center Suggested Admission* *Suggested General Admission, which supports the Museum's scientific and educational endeavors and includes 45 Museum halls and the Rose Center for Earth and Space, is as follows: All information is taken directly from each organizations website. The information is provided simply for informational purposes and is not an endorsement by Drew University. Adults: $15.00 Children (2-12): $8.50 Senior/Student with ID: $11.00 Member Adult: Free Member Child: Free The Museum is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Directions By Subway Take the B (weekdays only) or C to 81st Street. Two blocks west of the Museum, the 1 train stops at Broadway and West 79th Street. For a full size subway map, check the Metropolitan Transit Authority Web site. PLEASE NOTE: For the duration of the construction on the Manhattan Bridge the B subway line will not operate on the Upper West Side during the weekends. Weekday service will not be affected during visitor hours, but the B train will stop running weeknights on the Upper West Side at 10:45pm. By Bus: The M79 bus travels east/west on W. 79th Street across Central Park, with a stop next to the Museum on W. 81st Street. Other buses also stop at or near the Museum, including the M7, M10, M11, M86 and M104 buses. For more information on local bus go to the Metropolitan Transit Authority Web site. STRAND BOOK STORE, An independent book store going strong since 1927… 18 Miles of Books...and Then Some http://www.strandbooks.com/app/www/p/home/ 828 Broadway (at 12th St.) New York, NY 10003-4805 212.473.1452 212.473.2591 fax We offer thousands of new titles at 50% off the cover price, as well as a wide variety of "front list" books ordered directly from the publisher and obtainable at 25% or more off the cover price. We also have one of New York's largest collections of art books, all at discount prices. Strand buys thousands of books every day; our stock is continually changing. If we are out of stock on the title that you are looking for today, it may turn up soon. Place an order for it and we will contact you as soon as it arrives. You can use our "Just Arrived" sort feature to keep up to date on the volumes constantly being added to our shelves. Our main store is located at the corner of 12th Street and Broadway. All information is taken directly from each organizations website. The information is provided simply for informational purposes and is not an endorsement by Drew University. HOURS Monday-Saturday 9:30 AM-10:30 PM Rare Book Room Closes Daily at 6:20 PM Sunday 11:00 AM-10:30 PM Directions: Take the or train to Union Square. Walk two blocks South to 12th street. Empire State Building http://www.esbnyc.com/tourism/index.cfm?CFID=26187798&CFTOKEN=6768372 There is nothing else like the 86th floor observatory! At, 1,050 feet (320 meters), reached by high speed, automatic elevators, it has both a glass- enclosed area, which is heated in winter and cooled in summer, and spacious outdoor promenades on all four sides of the Building. High powered binoculars are available on the promenades for the convenience of visitors at a minimal cost. Souvenir counters are also located in the 86th floor observatory. The 86th floor observatory is handicap accessible. Visitors with tickets purchased online will go directly to the elevator waiting area, bypassing the ticket line after passing through the security check. *102nd Floor Observatory tickets are available for purchase at the Observatory ticket office located on the 2nd floor of the building and also on the 86th Floor. Free things to do in New York City Central Park http://www.centralparknyc.org/site/PageNavigator/virtualpark_main Central Park is one of the urban wonders of the world, a green oasis in the great concrete, high- rise landscape of New York City. It is so naturally part of the Manhattan environment that many people may not realize it is entirely man-made. But what every Park visitor does know is that Central Park is a haven. It is a place where all of us can alter the frenetic rhythms that make New York the most exciting city in the world. We can sit on a bench and read the paper, toss a ball with friends, jog, cycle, or play with our children. Connections with Central Park run especially deep with New Yorkers. We tend to think of the Park as our own front yard. All information is taken directly from each organizations website. The information is provided simply for informational purposes and is not an endorsement by Drew University. From Penn Station: Take the M4 bus to 83rd Street and Madison Avenue. See the MTA website for www.mta.info. Staten Island Ferry Ride the Staten Island Ferry—It’s free and a great way to see the Statue of Liberty. The Ferry runs 24 hours a day/7 days a week. More frequent service, (every 15 or 20 minutes,) is provided on the weekdays during the rush hours of 6:00AM- 9:30AM and 3:30PM-8:00PM, with either 30-minute or 60-minute service to follow. On weekends, service is provided every 30 minutes from 6:00AM-7:00PM on Saturdays and 9:00AM-7:00PM on Sundays. Check the SIFerry schedules or the DOT website for more details: www.nyc.gov/dot. Tour City Hall Photography by Andrew Moore, Courtesy of the Art Commission of the City of New York .Tours are available on weekdays and are offered free of charge. To make a reservation, please fill out the form at http://www.nyc.gov/html/artcom/html/tours/city_hall.shtml or call 311 (212-NEW- YORK outside of New York City).One of the oldest continuously used City Halls in the nation that still houses its original governmental functions, New York's City Hall is considered one of the finest architectural achievements of its period. Constructed from 1803 to 1812, the building was an early expression of the City's cosmopolitanism. Brooklyn Bridge http://www.nyctourist.com/bridge2.htm From Manhattan, you can get to the bridge across the street from City Hall Park. To get to the bridge, take the 4,5 or 6 subway to the Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall Station, the N or R subway to City Hall or the 2 or 3 subway to Park Place. It's quite a walk from end to end. It's just as satisfying to go to the middle of the bridge and then walk back. That way, you've truly walked the length of the bridge. If you are a trooper and want to head to Brooklyn, visit the beautiful section of Brooklyn Heights which is located just south of the bridge. Both bicycles and pedestrians are free to use the wooden walkway which is elevated over the traffic. You'll find a great cross section of people coming and going on this bridge. All information is taken directly from each organizations website. The information is provided simply for informational purposes and is not an endorsement by Drew University.
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