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May 2018

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, May 26 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, May 26 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission
To All Trains Sign and Museum Platform Stairs

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York's subway system, the evolution of the City's surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm.

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AN UNLIKELY SUBWAY STATION

Saturday, May 26 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission
CREATE A CITY

Can you put a bowling alley on a subway station platform? How about a water slide entrance down to a station? Design the wackiest, oddest subway station you can imagine!  For ages 4+

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, May 26 | 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission
To All Trains Sign and Museum Platform Stairs

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York's subway system, the evolution of the City's surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm.

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NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, May 26 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until July 14, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Sunday, May 27 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

Find out more »

Museum Highlights

Sunday, May 27 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
To All Trains Sign and Museum Platform Stairs

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York's subway system, the evolution of the City's surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm.

Find out more »

AN UNLIKELY SUBWAY STATION

Sunday, May 27 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 27, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
CREATE A CITY

Can you put a bowling alley on a subway station platform? How about a water slide entrance down to a station? Design the wackiest, oddest subway station you can imagine!  For ages 4+

Find out more »

Museum Highlights

Sunday, May 27 | 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
To All Trains Sign and Museum Platform Stairs

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York's subway system, the evolution of the City's surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm.

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Sunday, May 27 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until July 14, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

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Writing Workshop with NY Writers Coalition

Tuesday, May 29 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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FREE

Every Tuesday at 2pm, join the New York Writer's Coalition and veteran workshop leader Eileen Sutton at the New York Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn for a FREE, weekly writing workshop. Draw inspiration from those bygone days through prose, poetry, theater, rhymes, and everything in between — all created in our decommissioned subway station and vintage subway cars! 

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Silver Connections: Subway Drawings By Philip Ashforth Coppola — Gallery Talk

Wednesday, May 30 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gallery Annex @ Grand Central, Off the main concourse in the Shuttle Passage, adjacent to Station Masters' Office
New York, United States
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FREE
Silver Connections: Subway Drawings by Philip Ashforth Coppola

On view to the public for the first time, Philip Ashforth Coppola’s original drawings and sketchbooks created over four decades provide meticulous studies of the ornamental designs found in the subway system. His work offers an invaluable, exquisite visual guide to the historic ornamental designs of the New York City subway system. Join Senior Curator Amy Hausmann for a gallery talk to explore Coppola's drawings — exhibited alongside historic subway mosaic and terra cotta from the Museum's collections — which celebrate the original intent for this great public work and the power of intense observation and preservation.

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Transit Tots

Thursday, May 31 | 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until December 20, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission
Transit Tots

Stories, games and surprises for our youngest transportation fans! Free with admission. For ages 2-5 and adult companions.

For a detailed listing of all family events, visit nytransitmuseum.org/family

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June 2018

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, June 2 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 26, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

Find out more »

Museum Highlights

Saturday, June 2 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
To All Trains Sign and Museum Platform Stairs

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York's subway system, the evolution of the City's surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm.

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Underground Art: On Display in the Subway

Saturday, June 2 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$40 / $35 for Museum Members

The New York City subway system’s 400-plus stations make it the largest in the world; with hundreds of art installations scattered throughout those stations, it’s also one of the world’s largest public art galleries. Join guide Justin Rivers on a journey through time and space, telling the story of the NYC commuter — from Roy Lichtenstein's subway rocket to the future down to Robert Fulton’s first steam ferry  — all told through the art we pass in the transit system every day.

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BIOMIMICRY TRAIN DESIGN

Saturday, June 2 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until June 10, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission

Engineers of the Japanese shinkansen train were inspired by birds when they wanted to design a faster, quieter and more efficient vehicle. What are some other qualities we can find in nature to help us design the transportation of tomorrow? Let’s brainstorm and design! For ages 5+

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, June 2 | 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
To All Trains Sign and Museum Platform Stairs

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York's subway system, the evolution of the City's surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm.

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, June 2 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until July 14, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Sunday, June 3 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sold Out!
Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

With exclusive access through the Transit Museum, explore the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground, where you’ll learn the fascinating history of the Beach Pneumatic Tube and the development of City Hall. Then, head downstairs and be transported back to 1904, a time when the Subway’s opening and the completion of this station marked a moment of great civic pride.

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