Finger Lakes region is a series of long and narrow lakes in up-state New York and is known for its world-class wineries and vineyards, its rich history and unique cultural opportunities, and its beautiful scenery. As such, many tourists flock to the region and visit its various attractions. And you can, too, with friends and family! All you need is a New York bus rental and you’d surely have a wonderful time.
If you are into history, arts and culture, a museum tour in Finger Lakes is just the perfect thing to do. With a New York bus rental, you can allot one entire day hopping from one museum to the next without having to worry about transportation.
Here’s a list of museums worth visiting:
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
Also known as The Johnson Museum, this is an art museum located at the main campus of Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. In here, you can see a collection of more than 35,000 works of art, the most notable of which is the George and Mary Rockwell Asian Art collection.
The museum is also home to art works by American artists like Stuart Davis and Robert Rauschenberg, as well as to a collection of drawings, prints, and photographs by artists such as Robert Frank, Berenice Abbott, Garry Winogrand and Alfred Stieglitz. It also has an extensive collection of art from Asia, Africa, pre-Columbian America, and Oceania.
Corning Museum of Glass
The Corning Museum of Glass at 1 Museum Way, in Corning, has been open to the public for more than three decades now. It is home to the world’s largest glass collection, with some pieces dating back to more than 35 centuries ago. What’s more, you can take a look at how glass is made and see the ground-breaking innovations in glassmaking, and, most especially, you can create your very own glass masterpiece. Adults get in the museum for $15, while kids and teenagers get in for free and veterans, AAA and senior citizens can enjoy a discount.
Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum
The Glenn H. Curtiss Aviation Museum in Hammondsport centers on the life of the father of naval aviation, Glenn Curtiss. It houses his aircrafts, motorcycles, and his other personal items. The museum also touches on local culture and history and exhibits the region’s boats and wines, among many other things.
Get a New York bus rental and make your Finger Lakes museum tour with friends and family more enjoyable, comfortable and problem-free!