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March 2017
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Museum Highlights

Saturday, March 25 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2017

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

Saturday, March 25 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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One event on March 19, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on March 25, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on March 26, 2017 at 1:30pm

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Metro Measure Family Program

How many people can squeeze into a subway car? Is a subway station as long as a football field? Can a giraffe fit in a subway station? Take to our Platform level with tools and measuring instruments in hand to make numerical discoveries about subway cars and stations. For ages 4+

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Transit Walk: Long Island City

Saturday, March 25 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Long Island City, Photo by Patrick Cashin / MTA

Our expert Museum Educators lead a series of Transit Walks through the boroughs, examining transportation one neighborhood at a time. This spring, head out to Long Island City to explore the intersection of three types of transportation — ferry, subway and railroad — and their historical impact on immigration patterns in this area. The tour will include highlights of local architecture, public art, and the East River Ferry developments at Hunter’s Point.

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, March 25 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2017

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

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, March 25 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Train Operators School

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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Special Day for Special Kids

Sunday, March 26 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Special Day for Special Kids

Rise and shine then come to the Transit Museum for an early opening! Children with disabilities and their families can come to the Museum an hour before it opens to the public. Free admission, fun activities about transit and a quiet room are offered. All ages welcome.

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Museum Highlights

Sunday, March 26 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2017

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

METRO MEASURE

Sunday, March 26 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 19, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on March 25, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on March 26, 2017 at 1:30pm

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Metro Measure Family Program

How many people can squeeze into a subway car? Is a subway station as long as a football field? Can a giraffe fit in a subway station? Take to our Platform level with tools and measuring instruments in hand to make numerical discoveries about subway cars and stations. For ages 4+

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Remnants of Penn Station: A Theatrical and Walking Tour

Sunday, March 26 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Penn Station

October 2016 marked 50 years since the final demolition of the original Penn Station. Join playwright Justin Rivers on a special tour that weaves together theatrical and historic moments from The Eternal Space, a play that features over 1,000 never before published photographs of Penn Station. Explore the past, present, and future plans for this storied location and hunt for the remaining pieces of the grand McKim, Mead & White station – many hidden in plain sight.

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Museum Highlights

Sunday, March 26 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2017

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

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Sunday, March 26 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Train Operators School

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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Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

Tuesday, March 28 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Image of Second Avenue Subway tunnels with construction workers; "Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway" overlaid in black text in a yellow circle.

Join Transit Museum volunteer Andy Sparberg for a gallery talk highlighting the Transit Museum's newest exhibition, Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway.

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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Wednesday, March 29 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Old City Hall Station Tour

With exclusive access through the Transit Museum, explore this decommissioned subway station and its elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves. Begin above ground and learn the fascinating history of the Beach Pneumatic Tube and the development of City Hall, then head downstairs and feel 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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Transit Tots

Thursday, March 30 | 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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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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April 2017
Free with Museum Admission

STORYTIME DEPOT

Saturday, April 1 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until April 30, 2017

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

Start off April mornings at the Museum with a reading of some our favorite transportation tales!

Saturdays and Sundays in April 11:30am – 12:00pm. For ages 2 – 5.

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, April 1 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2017

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

BLUE SKIES AND BLUEBIRDS

Saturday, April 1 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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One event on April 2, 2017 at 1:30pm

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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R33 Bluebird World's Fair Car 9306; Credit: Black Paw Photo

When subways emerge from underground to travel on elevated tracks, it’s so much fun to look out the window and see the sky. Sketch out your blue-sky visions of New York City and we’ll share our art by posting them along the windows of the Museum’s Bluebird subway car.

For ages 5+

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, April 1 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2017

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

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, April 1 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Train Operators School

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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Members Only

Member Mornings, First Sundays

Sunday, April 2 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 5, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on April 2, 2017 at 10:00am

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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IND R-1 'City Car' Number 100 (1930)

Have the Museum in Downtown Brooklyn all to yourself during Member Mornings, First Sundays, kicking off February 5. Explore our vintage cars, enjoy our exhibits, and take your turn in the bus driver's seat ─ without the weekend crowds!

Members will have exclusive access to the Museum from 10 am to 11 am.

Want to join the fun? Become a member today!

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