The Forbes Magazine Galleries (Manhattan, NY)

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  • Located in the Forbes Magazine building at 60 Fifth Avenue, this free museum displays an intriguing assortment of goodies that the late Malcolm S. Forbes, Sr. began collecting back in the 1930’s. The impressive collection features over 12,000 toy soldiers, 500 toy boats, 12 Fabergé Imperial Easter Eggs (only Queen Elizabeth has more) and objets d’art, Presidential papers and historical documents. The gallery also displays other memorabilia including as antique trophies and several original versions of the game Monopoly.

  • Directions:

    Directions by Subway:

    From the East Side of Manhattan:
    Take 4, 5, 6, N, R train to 14th Street and walk two blocks West to Fifth Avenue, then continue walking two blocks south to 12th Street.

    From the West Side of Manhattan:
    Take A, C, E, B, D, 1, or 9 train to 14th Street, then walk East to Fifth Avenue and continue two blocks south to 12th Street.

    Directions by Bus:
    From uptown locations take M1, M2, M3 bus down Fifth Avenue to 14th Street and walk two blocks south to 12th Street. From downtown locations take M6 bus up Sixth Avenue to 14th Street and walk one block east and two blocks south.

    Directions by New Jersey PATH trains:

    Take PATH train to 14th Street station, then walk East to Fifth Avenue and continue two blocks south to 12th Street.

    Directions by Car:

    From the Bronx, Northern New Jersey, and New England:
    Take southbound Henry Hudson Parkway (NY-9A; Westside Highway) to 14th Street exit; continue East across town and turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    From Brooklyn and Staten Island:
    Take Williamsburg Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, or Battery Tunnel to northbound/uptown FDR Drive; exit at 23rd Street; continue West across town; turn left on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    From Southern New Jersey:
    Take New Jersey Turnpike to Holland Tunnel–Uptown exit; northbound Hudson Street becomes Eighth Avenue; at 14th Street turn right and continue East across town; turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    From Bronx, Queens, Long Island, Upstate New York, and New England via Triborough Bridge:
    Take southbound/downtown FDR Drive to 23rd Street exit; continue West across town; turn left on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    From Queens and Long Island via Queensborough Bridge:
    Use either level; take right-lane exit onto 60th Street (westbound); at Fifth Avenue, turn left and drive south/downtown. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    Parking Garages:
    Several parking garages are located on 12th

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  • Directions:

    Directions by Subway:

    From the East Side of Manhattan:
    Take 4, 5, 6, N, R train to 14th Street and walk two blocks West to Fifth Avenue, then continue walking two blocks south to 12th Street.

    From the West Side of Manhattan:
    Take A, C, E, B, D, 1, or 9 train to 14th Street, then walk East to Fifth Avenue and continue two blocks south to 12th Street.

    Directions by Bus:
    From uptown locations take M1, M2, M3 bus down Fifth Avenue to 14th Street and walk two blocks south to 12th Street. From downtown locations take M6 bus up Sixth Avenue to 14th Street and walk one block east and two blocks south.

    Directions by New Jersey PATH trains:

    Take PATH train to 14th Street station, then walk East to Fifth Avenue and continue two blocks south to 12th Street.

    Directions by Car:

    From the Bronx, Northern New Jersey, and New England:
    Take southbound Henry Hudson Parkway (NY-9A; Westside Highway) to 14th Street exit; continue East across town and turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    From Brooklyn and Staten Island:
    Take Williamsburg Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, or Battery Tunnel to northbound/uptown FDR Drive; exit at 23rd Street; continue West across town; turn left on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    From Southern New Jersey:
    Take New Jersey Turnpike to Holland Tunnel–Uptown exit; northbound Hudson Street becomes Eighth Avenue; at 14th Street turn right and continue East across town; turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    From Bronx, Queens, Long Island, Upstate New York, and New England via Triborough Bridge:
    Take southbound/downtown FDR Drive to 23rd Street exit; continue West across town; turn left on Fifth Avenue. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    From Queens and Long Island via Queensborough Bridge:
    Use either level; take right-lane exit onto 60th Street (westbound); at Fifth Avenue, turn left and drive south/downtown. The Forbes Galleries will be on your right at 12th Street.

    Parking Garages:
    Several parking garages are located on 12th