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September 2017

From Fulton Ferry: Downtown Brooklyn Walking Tour

Saturday, September 23 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$40 / $35 for Museum Members
Engraving showing boats on East River

Today, more than 3 centuries after the first ferries crossed the river from Brooklyn to Manhattan at its narrowest point, ferry service has returned to the spot where it began in Brooklyn. Join historian Francis Morrone to explore the neighborhood around Robert Fulton’s former ferry landing, and to understand the ways the ferries created opportunities for housing, manufacturing, commerce, and transportation throughout the borough.

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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Thursday, September 28 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

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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October 2017

Linden Yard Tour

Sunday, October 1 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Worker repairing track at Linden Yard

Head behind the scenes to Brooklyn’s Linden Yard, the only shop in the transit system dedicated to rehabilitating and replacing subway track and switch gear. Opened in 1977, Linden Yard is one of the few facilities without a third rail and with a rare connection from the subway to the mainline United States rail network.

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Linden Yard Tour

Sunday, October 1 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$50 - Museum Members Only
Worker repairing track at Linden Yard

Head behind the scenes to Brooklyn’s Linden Yard, the only shop in the transit system dedicated to rehabilitating and replacing subway track and switch gear. Opened in 1977, Linden Yard is one of the few facilities without a third rail and with a rare connection from the subway to the mainline United States rail network.

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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Wednesday, October 4 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

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 Walk: Staten Island

Saturday, October 14 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$30 / $25 for Museum Members
Staten Island Ferry boat by Carol Highsmith

Our expert Museum Educators lead a series of Transit Walks through all five boroughs, examining transportation one neighborhood at a time. Join Senior Museum Educator Katherine Reeves on Staten Island to explore the neighborhood of St. George. Learn about the past and present of transportation in the area, examine the architecture of residential areas developed for commuters into Manhattan, and consider the changes that are in store as the area continues to grow and change.

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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, October 21 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

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.

Buy Tickets >

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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, October 21 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sold Out!
Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

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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An Evening Ride to Green-Wood Cemetery

Saturday, October 28 | 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$50 / $35 for Museum Members
Gothic Arches below a purple sky with stars, photo by Steven Acres

Take a trip into the past on our BMT B- and D-Type cars for an evening ride to explore Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery. During a 3-hour layover, enjoy a picnic dinner and take a guided tour to learn the fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, including baseball legends, politicians, artists, entertainers, inventors, and Civil War generals. 

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November 2017

Linden Yard Tour

Saturday, November 4 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$50 - Museum Members Only
Worker repairing track at Linden Yard

Head behind the scenes to Brooklyn’s Linden Yard, the only shop in the transit system dedicated to rehabilitating and replacing subway track and switch gear. Opened in 1977, Linden Yard is one of the few facilities without a third rail and with a rare connection from the subway to the mainline United States rail network.

Buy Tickets >

Find out more »

Linden Yard Tour

Saturday, November 4 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sold Out!
Worker repairing track at Linden Yard

Head behind the scenes to Brooklyn’s Linden Yard, the only shop in the transit system dedicated to rehabilitating and replacing subway track and switch gear. Opened in 1977, Linden Yard is one of the few facilities without a third rail and with a rare connection from the subway to the mainline United States rail network.

Buy Tickets >

Find out more »

From Fulton Ferry: Downtown Brooklyn Walking Tour

Sunday, November 5 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$40 / $35 for Museum Members
Engraving showing boats on East River

Today, more than 3 centuries after the first ferries crossed the river from Brooklyn to Manhattan at its narrowest point, ferry service has returned to the spot where it began in Brooklyn. Join historian Francis Morrone to explore the neighborhood around Robert Fulton’s former ferry landing, and to understand the ways the ferries created opportunities for housing, manufacturing, commerce, and transportation throughout the borough.

Buy Tickets >

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Sunday, November 12 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sold Out!
Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

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.

Buy Tickets >

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, November 18 | 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 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.

Buy Tickets >

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, November 18 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sold Out!
Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

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.

Buy Tickets >

Find out more »
December 2017

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, December 2 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

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.

Buy Tickets >

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, December 2 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sold Out!
Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

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.

Buy Tickets >

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Sunday, December 17 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sold Out!
Transit Museum Members explore the old City Hall station

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.

Buy Tickets >

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