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Musique et parole : An introduction to First Empire music
Littérature et poésie : "The geographical plan of the Island & Forts of Ste Helena"
Interview : Alexander Mikaberidze on Russian Voices of the Napoleonic Wars
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Access

CLERMONT ESTATE
U.S.9 G Clermont, New York
Tel.: (1) (518) 537 4240
Guided tours from Tuesday to Saturday, leaving every half hour from de 11a.m. to 4p.m.
 
THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
Fifth Avenue and 34th Street, New York
Tel.: (1) (212) 736 3100
Open every day from 9.30a.m. to 11.30p.m.
Subway: lines N, R as far as 34th Street, line 6 as far as 33rd Street
Buses: M1, M2, M3 and M4.
 
FORBES MAGAZINE GALLERIES
62 Fifth Avenue and 12th Street, Greenwich Village, New York
Tel.: (1) (212) 206 5548
Open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10a.m. to 4p.m. Group guided tours on Thursdays only
Subway: lines N, R, 4, 5 and 6 as far as 14th Street-Union Square.
 
THE FRICK COLLECTION
1 East 70th Street and Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10021-4907
Tel.: (1) (212) 288 0700
Fax: (1) (212) 628 4417
Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10a.m. to 6p.m.; Sundays and 4th November from 1p.m. to 6p.m. Closed on Mondays, 1st January, 4th July, 27th November and 24th and 25th December.
Subway: line 6 as far as the corner of 68th Street and Lexington, then go two blocks and walk along 5th Avenue as far as 70th Street
Buses: M1, M3 and M4.
 
THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
1000 Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street
New York, New York 10028
Tel.:
Information: (1) (212) 535 7710
Libraries and research rooms: (1) (212) 879 5500
Open Friday and Saturday from 9.30a.m. to 9.45p.m.; Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.30a.m. to 5.15p.m. Closed on Mondays, 27th November, 25th December and 1st January
Subway: lines 4, 5 and 6 as far as 86th Street and Lexington then walk to Central Park
Buses: M1, M3 and M4
Url: http://www.metmuseum.org
 
THE PIERPONT MORGAN LIBRARY
29 East 36th Street
Tel.: (1) (212) 685 0008
Fax: (1) (212) 685 4740
Open Tuesday to Friday from 10.30a.m. to 5p.m.; Saturdays from 10a.m. to 4p.m.; Sundays from 12 noon to 6p.m.. Closed on Mondays and holidays.
Subway: line 6 as far as 33rd Street.

MORRIS JUMEL HOUSE
65 Jumel Terrace, between 160th and 162th Streets
New York, NY 10032
Tel.: (1) ( 212) 923 8008
Fax: (1) (212) 923 8947
Open Wednesday to Saturday from 10a.m. to 4p.m.. Closed on 1st January, 4th July, 27th November and 25th December.
Access:
By car on the East Side:
take FDR Drive going North towards Harlem River Drive, take the West exit onto 135th Street and follow it to St. Nicholas Avenue, then turn right onto St. Nicholas Avenue and keep on until 160th Street, turn right (East) on 160th Street and take the next left, Jumel Terrace.
By car on the West Side:
take Henry Hudson Parkway going North as far as 158th Street, take the East exit onto 158th Street and follow it to St. Nicholas Avenue, then turn left (North) onto St. Nicholas Avenue and keep on until 160th Street, turn right (East) onto 160th Street and take the next left, Jumel Terrace.
Subway: line B as far as 163rd Street on weekdays and line C as far as 163rd Street at week-ends
Buses: M2 (Madison Avenue) as far as 160th Street and Edgecombe Avenue, M3 (Madison Avenue) as far as 160th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue.
 
THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Fifth Avenue between 40th and 42th Streets
New York, NY 10018
Tel.: (1) (212) 340 0849
Open on Mondays from 10a.m. to 6p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11a.m. to 7.30p.m., and Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10a.m. to 6p.m.
Subway: lines 4, 5, 6 and 7 as far as 42nd Street-Grand Central Station
Buses: M1, M2, M3 and M4
Urls: http://www.nypl.org
http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/subquides/milhist/costnypl.html
 
THE STATUE OF LIBERTY
Statue of Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004
Tel.: (1) (212) 363 3200
Fax: (1) (212) 363-8347
Open every day from 9a.m. to 5p.m
Subway: lines 1 and 9 as far as South Ferry.
Url: http://www.nps.gov/stli

 
THE VANDERBILT MANSION NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
519 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Tel.: (1) (914) 229 9115/229 0255
Open Monday to Saturday from 9a.m. to 5p.m.
Urls: http://www.nps.gov/vama/vamahome.html
http://www.academic.marist.edu/dca/dca1/van.htm
 
WEST POINT, U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY AT
West Point Museum
Tel.: (1) (914) 938 4011
Open every day from 10a.m. to 5.40p.m. Closed on Mondays and holidays
Access:
By car: from New York city, cross the George Washington bridge and take the Palisades Interstate Parkway northwards to its end (Bear Mountain traffic circle). Follow signs for Route 9W North (3rd exit off traffic circle). Take the exit marked Rte 218, Highland Falls. Keep to the right-hand lane at the intersection and follow the signs to West Point.
Url: http://www.usma.edu/museum


 

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