Museum dedicated to advancing “the understanding, enjoyment, and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media by presenting exhibitions, education programs, significant moving-image works, and interpretive programs, and collecting and preserving moving-image related artifacts.” Previous and current exhibitions have included a room full of old video games (that you could play), Presidential campaign commercials, and science-related short films.
What could be more unexpected in a bustling city than a… farm? The Queens County Farm Museum is NYC’s “largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland” that is also the “longest continuously farmed site in New York State.” Explore historic farm buildings, go on a hayride, or feed some goats!
Previously a military base, Fort Totten is now a public park that houses over a hundred historic buildings, including some fortifications constructed during the Civil War. With Urban Park Rangers, you can tour of the abandoned ruins of the Fort Totten battery that are usually unavailable to the public.