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This section includes local places likely to be of greatest interest to Steampunks. You can think of it as a "Best of" section that features selected locations from the other sections. The term "steamiest" should be taken figuratively. You won't necessarily find steam-powered contraptions in all these places. Instead, these locations are rich in the elements that define steampunk: Victorian- or Edwardian-era technology, culture, history, personalities, oddities and so on.

Some descriptions in these listings are adapted from articles in Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. See the full descriptions for details.

New York, NY, USA

Alice's Tea Cup describes itself as "New York City’s most whimsical tea house!" Chapter I was the first of three locations. . .

Kings Point, NY, USA

American Merchant Marine Museum is located at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, Long Island. . .

New York, NY, USA

The American Museum of Natural History , located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is one of the largest museums in the world. . .

Brooklyn, NY, USA

This bar and event venue in Brooklyn hosts meetings of the Secret Science Club. . .

New York, NY, USA

This Greenwich Village tea parlor is one of the landmarks on the Steampunk Map of New York City compiled by local steampunks. . .

New York, NY, USA

This bar and restaurant in Manhattan's East Village is named for steam engine pioneers Matthew Boulton and James Watt. . .

Brooklyn, NY, USA

The Brooklyn Historical Society is a museum, library, and educational center preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. . .

Brooklyn, NY, USA

The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store sells capes, grappling hooks, utility belts , masks, tights, deflector bracelets, bottles of chaos and anti-gravity, secret identity kits, and more. . .

New York, NY, USA

The Burns Archive is the world’s largest private collection of early medical photography and historic photographs, housing over one million photographs. . .

New York, NY, USA

This store is part of a cluster of thrift shops on East 23rd St in the East Village near Gramercy Park. . .

Huntington, NY, USA

This bar and restaurant from chef Andrew Crabtree has a steampunk-inspired interior. . .

New York, NY, USA

This store describes itself as "NYC’s premiere retail destination for science and natural history collectibles, artifacts, gifts, and home decor. . ."

Staten Island, NY, USA

Historic Richmond Town is an authentic town and farm museum complex in the neighborhood of Richmondtown, Staten Island, in New York City. . .

New York, NY, USA

This pub is a favorite hangout of steampunks in New York City. . .

Stony Brook, NY, USA

This nine-acre museum includes the Dorothy and Ward Melville Carriage House. . .

New York, NY, USA

This bar, featuring Victorian décor, is a frequent meeting place of the New York Nineeteenth Century Society. . .

New York, NY, USA

The Merchant's House Museum is the only 19th-century family home in New York City preserved intact. . .

New York, NY, USA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, colloquially "the Met", is the largest art museum in the United States and among the most visited art museums in the world. . .

New York, NY, USA

The Morgan Library & Museum – formerly the Pierpont Morgan Library – is a museum and research library in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. . .

New York, NY, USA

The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden is a historic antebellum residential building near the East River, in New York City. . .

New York, NY, USA

The Museum of American Finance is dedicated to preserving, exhibiting and teaching about American finance and financial history. . .

New York, NY, USA

The Museum describes itself as "a traveling interactive demonstration/exhibition of antiques and inventions inspiring innovation and creativity. . ."

New York, NY, USA

The New-York Historical Society is an American history museum and library in New York City. . .

New York, NY, USA

Steampunk fans in New York City. . .

New York, NY, USA

This antique shop in the East Village is known for its medically related antiques, taxidermy and other oddities. . .

Red Hook, NY, USA

The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome is a living museum with many examples of airworthy aircraft. . .

New York, NY, USA

This bar and art gallery pays homage to the author. . .

New York, NY, USA

This 19th century café near the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the landmarks on the Steampunk Map compiled by New York City Steampunk. . .

New York, NY, USA

This tea room in lower Manhattan is a popular hangout for steampunks. . .

Oyster Bay, NY, USA

This house museum was the home of Robert Townsend, one of George Washington's Culper Ring of spies. . .

Southold, NY, USA

This historical society focuses on the North Fork of Long Island. . .

New York, NY, USA

Tea and British comfort food served in Greenwich Village. . .

Shoreham, NY, USA

The Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe was established to develop a science and technology center at the site of Nikola Tesla's former Wardenclyffe laboratory. . .

Patchogue, NY, USA

This popular coffeehouse on the south shore of Long Island has a self-described "artistic vibe" that includes steampunk contraptions. . .

New York, NY, USA

This flagship of the Trattoria Il Mulino Italian restaurant chain has steampunk-inspired artwork and décor. . .

Huntington Station, NY, USA

The Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site preserves the birthplace of American poet Walt Whitman. . .

Brooklyn, NY, USA

This self-described "music venue and nerdvana" is a popular hangout for steampunks. . .

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