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Open House New York: Celebrate multicultural sites with ARTNOIR collaboration

Open House New York Weekend has given locals the opportunity to visit some of the most unique architectural sites around town for years, but the 2016 weekend is going to bring even more culture.

OHNY has partnered with culture collective ARTNOIR to present multicultural sites on Oct. 15 and 16.

Scroll down to see six spots that you can visit for free.

Andrew Freedman Home (Morrisania, Bronx)

Formerly a retirement home, this 1920s New York
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Andrew Freedman Home

Formerly a retirement home, this 1920s New York City designated landmark has been transformed into an arts and culture event space. Visit the South Bronx building on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (1125 Grand Concourse, the Bronx)

Lewis H. Latimer House Museum (Flushing, Queens)

This Victorian home was owned by Lewis H.
Photo Credit: Joel Holub

This Victorian home was owned by Lewis H. Latimer, an African American inventor, poet and painter, and the son of fugitive slaves. Now a museum, exhibits in its interior explore Latimer's legacy and cultural influence. Tours run every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. (34-41 137th St., Queens)

Louis Armstrong House Museum (Corona, Queens)

The legendary musician moved into this home with
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Louis Armstrong House Museum

The legendary musician moved into this home with his wife Lucille in 1943. Since then, no one else has lived in the house. Visitors can see Armstrong's furnishings, which are similar to how they looked when he lived there. Tours are available every hour from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. (34-56 107th St., Queens)

Queens Museum (Corona, Queens)

This museum at the site of the 1939
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This museum at the site of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs, holds an impressive selection of modern and contemporary art. Most notably, visitors can see the massive New York City Panorama built by Robert Moses. Tours of the panorama are at 1 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, with the museum open for OHNY from noon to 4 p.m. (New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens)

The Studio Museum in Harlem (Harlem, Manhattan)

Head to Harlem to explore exhibitions from national
Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Studio Museum in Harlem

Head to Harlem to explore exhibitions from national and international artists of African descent. Tours run at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, with museum hours running from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (144 W. 125th St., Manhattan)

United Palace (Washington Heights, Manhattan)

This ornate theater has quite the history. With
Photo Credit: Courtesy of United Palace

This ornate theater has quite the history. With beginnings as a vaudeville house, United Palace has been a church congregation, a performance hall and is now home to the nonprofit United Palace of Cultural Arts. Explore the space on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (4140 Broadway, Manhattan)

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