New York City
America’s largest city, along with the surrounding metro area, is a major hub for geek culture in general and steampunk in particular. The city is a magnet for writers, artists, and musicians. It’s well known for cultural treasures such as The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History, but the region is also home to other places that are under the radar, such as the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe on Long Island.
Years ago, steampunk fans in the area created a Steampunk Map of New York City, a handy guide to pubs, tea houses, thrift stores, and other favorite hangouts. That map was a direct inspiration for the City Guides on this website.
Given the vast array of attractions in the region, we had to split it up. The listings below include locations in New York City, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley. For other attractions in the NYC metro area, see the sections on Connecticut and New Jersey.
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