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Location
New York City , USA
Address
Central Park
at 5th Ave & E 64th St
Telephone
+1 212 360 8131
Getting there
Subway: N/R/Q to 5th Ave-59th St
More information
www.nycgovparks.org
Opening hours
9am-5pm Mon-Fri
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Built between 1847 and 1851 as a munitions supply depot for the New York State National Guard, this landmark brick building was designed to look like a medieval castle, and its construction predates Central Park. Today the building houses a small gallery, which often exhibits works with a conservation focus, such as nature in the city, living landmarks or waterfalls of upstate New York.

It also houses the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation and the Central Park Wildlife Center.