9. Activist New York at The Museum of the City of New York
The permanent exhibit, Activist New York, at The Museum of the City of New York, explores the history of agitation and social activism in New York City from the 17th century to present day. Part of the exhibit, The New York Women Who Dismantled Prohibition, tells the lesser-known story of the women who became active opponents of the 18th amendment, which outlawed the manufacture, sale and transport of alcohol, during the Prohibition era, from 1919 to 1933. Activist New York, at The Museum of the City of New York, is located at 1220 Fifth Avenue, at 103rd Street. While you’re there, visit Muslim in New York, a photo exhibit, still on view.