How toDay Trip To Dia:Beacon From NYC
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What you’ll need
Metrocard
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Metro North 1-Day Getaway Ticket
Buy
A good pair of shoes for a lot of walking
Take the subway to Grand Central Station
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Buy a 1-Day Getaway Ticket for $38 at Grand Central. Explore the beautiful station if you have time
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Hop on the Metro North Hudson Line for the 90-minute journey. That’s Ian, my travel companion
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Enjoy the scenery and view along the Hudson River
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Hop off the train at Beacon
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Follow the signs on the tracks and along the road to Dia:Beacon
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Arrive at Dia:Beacon. The giant building is an old Nabisco box printing factory.
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Get your pins by exchanging your tickets at the admissions desk
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Pickup your floor plan and guides.
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Enter the galleries
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Check out the Dan Flavin pieces from his Empire Series in the west-most gallery
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You can read more about any of the artists by picking up the cards
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Wander the cavernous galaries
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Take a peak outside of the weather is nice. The Cherry Blooms are in bloom in April
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This site-specific Michael Heizer work is a gem
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You’ll find this Bryce Nauman work in the basement
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Exit the museum and walk 15 minutes to the town of Beacon
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Explore Beacon
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Check out the live music
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Walk 15 minutes back to the train station
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