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Get 2-for-1 tickets to 74 museums, tours and more during first-ever NYC Attractions Week

Your NYC bucket list is about to get a lot shorter.

Living in New York is never boring — so many trendy things to stand in line for! — but there are probably a few places you’ve always meant to visit but just haven’t gotten around to.

Now, you have no excuse: Beginning Jan. 17 through Feb. 5, over 70 museums, cultural spots and tours across the five boroughs are offering two-for-one admission during the first-ever NYC Attractions Week.

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“If you’re looking for those shorter lines at museums and attractions, kind of having that attraction to yourself, this is perfect,” says Christopher Heywood, senior vice president of global communications at NYC & Company, the inter-borough tourism agency that also organizes Restaurant Week (reservations open Jan. 9) and Broadway and Off-Broadway weeks.

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“The first quarter is particularly slow here — the crowds subside, the hotels are not as full, the restaurants could use the extra help — so it’s a great time to showcase the city.”

Not having to jockey with as many visitors makes it easy to “burn through your bucket list” (the agency’s slogan for Attractions Week) like going to the top of the Empire State Building, taking a behind-the-scenes tour of at Radio City, and even hopping on the ferry to the Staten Island Museum, whose exhibit on the history of American sports is a great way to get excited for spring training season.

Or take in the Rolling Stones retrospective Exhibitionism, mug with celebrities at Madame Tussauds, finally use that gold toilet at the Guggenheim and be one of the glamorous crowd at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Also featured are tons of tours that aren’t just of the iconic sites — what better way to learn a little history than on a pizzeria crawl with A Slice of Brooklyn?

It’s easy to forget how much is on our doorsteps, but it’s even easier to get out and see it when most everything is just a Metrocard swipe away. And with hotel rates hovering around $200, it’s a good time to consider a staycation, too.

Tickets for NYC Attractions Week go on sale Jan. 5, with a suggested limit of two pairs per household. Check out the full list here:

A Slice of Brooklyn Bus Tours
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Unplugged Tours
Inside Out Tours
Like A Local Tours
New York Transit Museum
The Levys' Unique New York!
Turnstile Tours Inc
Urban Oyster Tours

Asia Society and Museum
Bateaux New York
Big Bus Tours
Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
Carnegie Hall Tours
Central Park Sightseeing
City Tales Sightseeing & Private Tours
Classic Harbor Line
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Empire State Building Experience
Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones
Fashion Window Walking Tour by WindowsWear
Food On Foot Tours
Go New York Tours
Gray Line CitySightseeing New York Bus Tours
Hornblower Cruises & Events
Hush Hip Hop Tours
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Lower Manhattan Tours
Madame Tussauds New York
Madison Square Garden All Access Tour
Merchant's House Museum
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
Museum at Eldridge Street Synagogue
Museum of American Finance
Museum of Arts and Design
Museum of Chinese in America
Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Museum of the City of New York
New York Tour1
New York Water Taxi
On Location Tours, Inc.
One World Observatory
Open Loop New York
Radio City Stage Door Tour
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square
Rubin Museum of Art
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Spirit of New Jersey
Spirit of New York
Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
The Metropolitan Opera
The Museum of Modern Art
The Ride
The Tour
The Studio Museum in Harlem
United Nations Guided Tours
Unlimited Biking
Walks of New York
Whitney Museum of American Art

Louis Armstrong House Museum
Museum of the Moving Image

Bronx Zoo
New York Botanical Garden
SusanSez NYC Walkabouts
Woodlawn Conservancy

Cititrek Tour & Guide Services
Staten Island Museum

Fit Tours NYC
Live In Theater Productions
New York City Motorcycle Tours
TopDogTours
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