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New York Transit Museum

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  • Photograph: Cinzia Reale-Castello

    New York Transit Museum

  • Photograph: Cinzia Reale-Castello

    New York Transit Museum

  • Photograph: Cinzia Reale-Castello

    New York Transit Museum

  • Photograph: Cinzia Reale-Castello

    New York Transit Museum

Photograph: Cinzia Reale-Castello

New York Transit Museum

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  • Address:

    New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl
    Downtown
    Brooklyn
    11201

  • Cross Street:

    at Schermerhorn St

  • Venue phone:

    718-694-1600

  • Venue website:

    mta.info/museum

  • Opening hours:

    Tue–Fri 10am–4pm; Sat, Sun 11am–5pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: A, C, F, R to Jay St–MetroTech; 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall

  • Price:

    $7, seniors and children 2–17 $5; Wed seniors free

  • Map

    1. New York Transit Museum
      • Boerum Pl
        Downtown
        Brooklyn
        11201
      • 718-694-1600
      • mta.info/museum
      • 40.690617,-73.989942

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"ElectriCity: Powering New York’s Rails"

Categories, Transportation

  • $
  • Critics' pick

Kids will stand on subway platforms with a new appreciation for the third rail after a visit to the museum's newest exhibit, which tackles the science of electricity. Hands-on activities have little ones capturing light with a solar panel, creating sparks...

"ElectriCity: Powering New York’s Rails"
  1. Thu Oct 23
    – Wed Dec 31
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), Brooklyn, 11201
  3. $7, seniors and children 2–17 $5
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Ghouls, Goblins and Ghost Trains

Kids, History, Things to Do, Kids activities & themes

  • $$$

Take a spooky ride on World War I–era IRT subway cars and explore the old haunts of Woodlawn Cemetery. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy amidst the fall foliage, then embark on a two-hour twilight tour of some of the graveyard's most famous residents including...

Ghouls, Goblins and Ghost Trains
  1. Sat Oct 25
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), Brooklyn, 11201
  3. $50, children $25
More info

The Mystery Museum Train Party

Kids, Transportation, Things to Do, General interest, Arts & crafts

  • $

Head down to the tracks of the New York Transit Museum for an underground Halloween train party for families. Kids can don their creepy costumes, then solve an interactive 100-year-old mystery during the Spooky Subway Investivation, make subway crafts,...

The Mystery Museum Train Party
  1. Thu Oct 23
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), Brooklyn, 11201
  3. $7, children ages 2–17 and seniors $5
More info

NYTM Train Operators School

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Special interest

  • $

Kids can play conductor in the New York Transit Museum computer lab when they take control of a NYC subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track. Realistic software program OpenBVE lets youngsters take charge on the tracks! Limited capacity;...

  1. Sat Nov 1
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), New York, Brooklyn, 11201
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

NYTM Train Operators School

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Special interest

  • $

Kids can play conductor in the New York Transit Museum computer lab when they take control of a NYC subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track. Realistic software program OpenBVE lets youngsters take charge on the tracks! Limited capacity;...

  1. Sat Nov 8
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), New York, Brooklyn, 11201
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

NYTM Train Operators School

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Special interest

  • $

Kids can play conductor in the New York Transit Museum computer lab when they take control of a NYC subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track. Realistic software program OpenBVE lets youngsters take charge on the tracks! Limited capacity;...

  1. Sat Nov 15
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), New York, Brooklyn, 11201
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

NYTM Train Operators School

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Special interest

  • $

Kids can play conductor in the New York Transit Museum computer lab when they take control of a NYC subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track. Realistic software program OpenBVE lets youngsters take charge on the tracks! Limited capacity;...

  1. Sat Nov 22
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), New York, Brooklyn, 11201
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

NYTM Train Operators School

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Special interest

  • $

Kids can play conductor in the New York Transit Museum computer lab when they take control of a NYC subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track. Realistic software program OpenBVE lets youngsters take charge on the tracks! Limited capacity;...

  1. Sat Nov 29
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), New York, Brooklyn, 11201
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

Spooky Subway Investigation

Museums & Attractions, Things to Do, Kids activities & themes

  • $

Little ones will set out to solve a 100-year-old mystery at the New York Transit Museum, tracking down missing keys, investigating sqeaky wheels and looking out for lurking subway spirits on a quest for the conductor's hidden stash of candy. Ages 5 and...

  1. Sat Oct 25
    – Sun Oct 26
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), Brooklyn, 11201
  3. Free with museum admission
More info

Transit Tots

Things to Do, Special interest

  • $

Little ones with a curiosity about travel can listen to stories, create crafts and play transportation-themed games. They'll also get to bounce around in vintage subway cars dating back to 1904. Ages 2 to 5.

Transit Tots
  1. Thu Oct 23
  2. New York Transit Museum Boerum Pl, (at Schermerhorn St), New York, Brooklyn, 11201
  3. Free with museum admission
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