Check out four of Brooklyn's historic house museums: the Old Stone House, the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, the Lefferts Historic House and Hendrick I. Lott House.
Historic homes converted into museums on Staten Island: Alice Austen House, Conference House, Seguine Mansion, Richmond Town and the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
Historic homes converted into museums in Queens: Queens County Farm, Bowne House, King Manor, Kingsland Homestead, Louis Armstrong Museum, Latimer House
For an alternative to the main NYC museums, check out these historic houses converted into museums in Manhattan, including The Players Club, Frick Collection
if you need a break from classics like the Metropolitan Museum, check out some of the NYC's off the beaten path museums converted from houses in the Bronx.