Astoria Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Astoria; our list of the best things to see, including Queens Museum of Art, Steinway & Sons Pianos and New York Hall of Science.
  • The best place in Astoria: Queens Museum of Art

    Queens Museum of Art

    NYC BuildingFlushing Meadows Corona Park
    Suggested donation $5 adults, $2.50 seniors/children, free for children under 5. A visual arts center featuring the Panorama of New York City; a large architectural scale model NYC.
    Flushing food nearby
  • Steinway & Sons Pianos

    Steinway & Sons Pianos

    1 Steinway Pl
    They offer free guided tours during fall and spring to see the skilled craftsmen at work. Phone ahead, a month in advance is recommended, to reserve a place on these popular tours, and to check the days and times. Otherwise take the online factory tour on their website.
    Steinway eat nearby
  • New York Hall of Science

    New York Hall of Science

    a 300 ton spherical grid of steel
    The site of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs. The area around the park still includes some architectural and artistic relics of the events (including the Unisphere, a 300 ton spherical grid of steel, the world's largest globe, as featured in "Men In Black"). The park is very expansive, so be prepared to walk, or rent a bike near the Passarelle Building at the north entrance. The park also includes: New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), 47-01 111th St (northwest corner of the park, scross Grand Central Pkwy), ☎ +1 718 699-0005. Sep-Mar: Tu-Th 9:30AM-2PM, F 9:30AM-5PM, Sa-Su 10AM-6PM. Apr-Jun: M-Th 9:30AM-2PM, F 9:30AM-5PM, Sa-Su 10AM-6PM. Jul-Aug: M-F 9:30AM-5PM, Sa-Su 10AM-6PM. $11 adults, $8 studens/senoirs/children. Free admission (Sep-Jun only) offered F 2PM-5PM and Su 10AM-11AM. Originally a pavilion for the 1964 World's Fair, this science center is now full of hands-on exhibits for the public. Highlights include Sports Challenge, Rocket Park (featuring full sized Atlas and Titan tickets), and a science playground.Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St (east end of the park), ☎ +1 718 886-3800. 8AM-6PM daily Apr-Oct, 8AM-4:30PM daily Nov-Mar. Admission is charged Apr-Oct: $4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 studens and children over 3, free for children under 3. Free admission for all Nov-Mar. Large garden and arboretum featuring a variety of plants, and also a Victorian-style wedding garden.Queens Museum of Art, New York City Building (west end of the park, behind the Unisphere), ☎ +1 718 592-9700. W-Su noon-6PM. Suggested donation $5 adults, $2.50 seniors/children, free for children under 5. A visual arts center featuring the Panorama of New York City; a large architectural scale model NYC.Queens Zoo, 53-51 111th St (west end of the park, across Grand Central Pkwy), ☎ +1 718 271-1500. Apr-Oct: M-F 10AM-5PM, Sa-Su 10AM-5:30PM. Nov-Mar: 10AM-4:30PM daily. $8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 children (3-12), free for children under 3. An 11-acre zoo featuring over 40 wildlife species including bison, mountain lions, and bears.USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, (Take a right after entering the north entrance from the Subway or LIRR), +1 718 760-6200, [3]. Home of the U.S. Open and also the largest public tennis facility in the world. It features 3 stadium courts, 9 indoor courts, and 14 outdoor courts which are available to the public year-round.
    Flushing restaurants nearby
  • Steinway & Sons Pianos

    1 Steinway Place, Long Island City
    They offer free guided tours during fall and spring to see the skilled craftsmen at work. Phone ahead, a month in advance is recommended, to reserve a place on these popular tours, and to check the days and times. Otherwise take the online factory tour on their website.
    Astoria-Long Island City food nearby
  • Queens Zoo

    53-51 111th St
    Apr-Oct: M-F 10AM-5PM, Sa-Su 10AM-5:30PM. Nov-Mar: 10AM-4:30PM daily. $8 adults, $6 seniors, $5 children (3-12), free for children under 3. An 11-acre zoo featuring over 40 wildlife species including bison, mountain lions, and bears.
    Flushing eat nearby
  • Bohemian Hall Beer Garden

    Bohemian Hall Beer Garden

    29-19 24th Avenue
    The most famous Queens nightlife venue of them all, and a must-see for visitors. This large outdoor beer garden (the oldest in New York City), has a fine selection of German and Czech beers, the authentic vibe of a Bavarian beer hall, and frequent live music, often in lederhosen.
    Astoria-Long Island City
  • Queens Theatre

    Queens Theatre

    14 United Nations Avenue SouthFlushing Meadows Corona Park
    Queens is the easternmost of the five boroughs of New York City, the largest in area and the second-largest in population. Since 1899, Queens has had the same boundaries as Queens County, which is now the second most populous county in New York State and the fourth-most densely populated county in the United States. Queens, as well as neighboring borough Brooklyn, sits on the west end of geographic Long Island. Queens is the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world with a population of over 2.2 million, 48% of whom are foreign-born, representing over 100 different nations and speaking over 138 different languages.
    Flushing food nearby
  • New York Hall of Science

    New York Hall of Science

    4701 111th St
    The New York Hall of Science occupies one of the few remaining structures of the 1964 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadow-Corona Park in the borough of Queens in New York City. Today, it stands as New York City's only hands-on science and technology center. The more than 400 hands-on exhibits explore biology, chemistry, and physics.
    Flushing eat nearby
  • Astoria Park Pool

    Astoria Park Pool

    19th St and 23rd Dr
    Astoria Park, a 59.96-acre park located along the East River in the New York City borough of Queens, contains one of the largest open spaces in Queens. The park is operated and maintained by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Situated in Astoria and adjacent to the Triborough Bridge and Hell Gate Bridge, the park contains New York City's oldest and largest swimming pool. The outdoor 54,450-square-foot pool, planned by Robert Moses, was used for qualifying events for the 1936 and 1964 Summer Olympics.
    restaurants nearby
  • Astoria Park

    Astoria Park

    19-00 Hoyt Ave N
    Astoria Park, a 59.96-acre park located along the East River in the New York City borough of Queens, contains one of the largest open spaces in Queens. The park is operated and maintained by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Situated in Astoria and adjacent to the Triborough Bridge and Hell Gate Bridge, the park contains New York City's oldest and largest swimming pool. The outdoor 54,450-square-foot pool, planned by Robert Moses, was used for qualifying events for the 1936 and 1964 Summer Olympics.
    food nearby
  • Citi Field

    Citi Field

    12301 Roosevelt Ave
    Citi Field is a stadium located in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in the New York City borough of Queens. Completed in 2009, it is the home baseball park of Major League Baseball's New York Mets. Citi Field was built as a replacement for the adjacent Shea Stadium, which opened in 1964 next to the site of the 1964–1965 World's Fair. Citi Field was designed by Populous, and is named after Citigroup, a New York financial services company which purchased the naming rights. The $850 million baseball park was funded by the sale of New York City municipal bonds which are to be repaid by the Mets plus interest. The payments will offset property taxes for the lifetime of the park.
    Flushing eat nearby
  • Koliba Restaurant

    31-11 23rd Ave.
    Czech and Slovak restaurant serving traditional cuisine along with a variety of fine Czech and Slovak beers and a full bar to accompany your meal. They lean slightly towards Slovak, but their Czech cuisine is very good also. Try their bryndzové halušky.
    Astoria-Long Island City
  • Louis Armstrong House Museum

    Louis Armstrong House Museum

    3456 107th St
    The Louis Armstrong House was the home of Louis Armstrong and his wife Lucille between 1943 and 1971 when he died. Lucille gave it to the city in order to create a museum focused on her husband. It was designated a New York City Landmark in 1988 and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
    Jackson Heights food nearby
  • Jackson Diner

    3747 74th Street
    7 days, lunch and dinner. Inexpensive. Best known Indian restaurant in Jackson Heights, serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian North Indian cuisine. Lunch buffet on weekdays.
    Jackson Heights
  • The Unisphere

    The Unisphere

    11101 Corona Ave
    Coordinates: 40°44′47″N 73°50′41″W / 40.746426°N 73.844819°W / 40.746426; -73.844819
    Flushing restaurants nearby
  • M60 Bus to LaGuardia Airport

    M60 Bus to LaGuardia Airport

    106th St & Broadway
    LaGuardia Airport is an airport located in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens. The airport is located on the waterfront of Flushing Bay and Bowery Bay, and borders the neighborhoods of Astoria, Jackson Heights and East Elmhurst.
  • Il Bambino

    Il Bambino

    3408 31st Ave
    Our philosophy is simple: to share our passion for the hand-made meats, cheeses, and artisinal bread we serve with as many people as possible. To ensure the most gratifying eating experience, we choose the finest ingredients for our cuisine.
    Astoria-Long Island City
  • Park Side Restaurant

    Park Side Restaurant

    10701 Corona Ave
    “This place is too fancy,” the sexy starlet remarked to a pal as she meandered into the Humble Arts Foundation’s book launch party at Boucarou on Thursday night. She added, “Let’s go drink with old men at Parkside instead.
  • Starbucks

    5106 Northern Blvd
    We are the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world since 1971.
    Astoria-Long Island City
  • Ornella Trattoria

    Ornella Trattoria

    2917 23rd Ave
    real italian people for real italian food. Innovative dishes with traditional flavor.
    Astoria-Long Island City
  • Taverna Kyclades

    Taverna Kyclades

    3307 Ditmars Blvd
  • Sripraphai

    Sripraphai

    6413 39th Ave
    SriPraPhai Thai restaurant consistently offers bold, authentic thai dishes with locations in woodside & williston, ny
    Woodside
  • Sabor Latino Restaurante - Bar

    Sabor Latino Restaurante - Bar

    9535 40th Rd
    Sabor Latino New York donde encuentras los mejores conciertos con grandes artistas, la mejor rumba todos los dias de la semana & nuestras especialidades en gastronomía Ecuatoriana e Internacional
    Jackson Heights
  • Tony's Pizzeria & Restaurant

    Tony's Pizzeria & Restaurant

    4518 104th St
    We are an Italian Pizzeria/Restaurant. We have a pizzeria area located in the front of our establishment with plenty of tables and seating, a dining room located in the back of our establishment which is also connected to a bar area with fully stocked bar serving beer, liquor and a wide assortment of wine, including our very own home made wine. We also have a party room located upstairs which is suitable for parties of about 80 people max.
    Jackson Heights
  • Watawa Sushi

    3310 Ditmars Blvd
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