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April 2017
Free with Museum Admission

STORYTIME DEPOT

Saturday, April 29 | 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 29 | 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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Transit Walk: Long Island City

Saturday, April 29 | 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, April 29 | 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, April 29 | 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

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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Free with Museum Admission

STORYTIME DEPOT

Sunday, April 30 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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.

Find out more »
Free with Museum Admission

Museum Highlights

Sunday, April 30 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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

Museum Highlights

Sunday, April 30 | 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
+ Google Map
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, April 30 | 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

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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May 2017
FREE

Writing Workshop with NY Writers Coalition

Tuesday, May 2 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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BRT Standard Car 2204; Credit: Black Paw Photo

Join NYWC at the New York Transit Museum for FREE, weekly creative writing workshops to draw inspiration from those bygone days — poetry, prose, theater, rhymes, and everything in between — all created in a vintage subway car! This workshop is open to writers (Age 18+) of all genres, backgrounds, and experience levels. All writing prompts and other materials will be provided. No advance sign-up is necessary. The group will meet promptly in the museum lobby at 2pm to begin the program.

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$10 / Free for Museum Members

Designing Transit: Second Avenue Stations

Tuesday, May 2 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Join representatives from the Transit Museum, MTA Arts & Design, and MTA Capital Construction to learn how the new Second Avenue stations were designed and constructed, how that process has changed over the decades, and to hear about the stations’ most exciting features.

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Transit Tots

Thursday, May 4 | 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until January 1, 2018

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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$50/$35 Members, $5 additional for guided tour

World War I in the Bronx: A Nostalgia Ride to Van Cortlandt Park

Saturday, May 6 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
IRT Low Voltage Car

In 1917, soldiers, sailors and Marines departed New York City for France to fight in World War I. Before they deployed, some participated in training exercises at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, with patriotic New Yorkers gathering at the Parade Ground to observe the activities. Pack a picnic for a special centennial commemoration Nostalgia Ride on the Transit Museum’s Lo-Vs – celebrating the 100th anniversary of their first year in service on the IRT — to Van Cortlandt Park. There, explore the park, take an optional walking tour of key World War I sites in the park with The Bronx County Historical Society, and learn more about New York City’s role in World War I.

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, May 6 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

CREATE A CITY

Saturday, May 6 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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One event on May 7, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on May 13, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on May 14, 2017 at 1:30pm

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

How might our buildings, buses, subways, roads, boats, and bridges support a growing city on the go? Let’s look at some new and great ideas from engineers and city planners, and then design and build a future New York City! For ages 6+

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, May 6 | 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
+ Google Map
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, May 6 | 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

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
+ Google Map
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+

Find out more »
Free with Museum Admission

Museum Highlights

Sunday, May 7 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

CREATE A CITY

Sunday, May 7 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 7, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on May 13, 2017 at 1:30pm

One event on May 14, 2017 at 1:30pm

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

How might our buildings, buses, subways, roads, boats, and bridges support a growing city on the go? Let’s look at some new and great ideas from engineers and city planners, and then design and build a future New York City! For ages 6+

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Free with Museum Admission

Museum Highlights

Sunday, May 7 | 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
+ Google Map
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 »
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