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February 2018

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Sunday, February 25 | 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 the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground and 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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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Sunday, February 25 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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 and 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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March 2018

Downtown Brooklyn: Art Walk

Saturday, March 3 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$40 / $35 for Museum Members

Four centuries of investment and innovation in transportation made the evolution of Downtown Brooklyn possible, growing from a quiet enclave to a thriving independent city and finally the heart of the most populous borough of New York City. Join Transit Museum Senior Curator Amy Hausmann to explore the Museum’s newest exhibition, From Fulton Ferry: Building Downtown Brooklyn and then embark on a journey to explore public art and cultural offerings in the area.

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East 180th Street Yard Tour

Sunday, March 4 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Trains lined up at the East 180th Street yard

Go behind the scenes at the East 180th Street yard, the home of the 5 train, with Raymond Delvalle, Jr., General Superintendent-Millennium Lines, 239th Street, Jerome, East 180th Street, Corona Shops, and more. The yard has 8 storage tracks and a 12-track shop building where all new IRT type cars are tested upon delivery. Originally constructed in 1924, the shop was renovated in the 1990s, just in time for acceptance of new R-142 cars.

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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, March 10 | 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 the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground and 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.

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, March 10 | 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 the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground and 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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Transit Walk: Midtown Manhattan & Grand Central Terminal

Sunday, March 11 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$30 / $25 for Museum Members
Commuters rush through the main concourse at Grand Central Terminal. Photo by Frank English, in the collection of the New York Transit Museum

Set out from Grand Central Terminal with Senior Museum Educator Katherine Reeves to explore the ways that elevated trains, railroads, subways, horsecars, taxis, and more have influenced the development of Midtown Manhattan over the years, and learn some of the secrets of Grand Central Terminal, the third rail station to stand at 42nd Street and Park Avenue.

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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Sunday, March 25 | 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 and 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.

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Sunday, March 25 | 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 the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground and 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.

Find out more »
April 2018

East River Tour: Wall Street to Astoria by Ferry

Sunday, April 8 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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NYC Ferry vessel on the East River. Image via NYC Ferry.

New York is as much a city of water as a city of skyscrapers, and New Yorkers have been traveling the city’s waterways since before the first commercial ferry slip connected Long Island and New Amsterdam in 1642. Join historian Mitch Waxman aboard the recently-launched NYC Ferry for an on-water tour heading north from Wall Street to Astoria, exploring the history of the neighborhoods along the East River and how they have been connected by boats, bridges, and bureaucrats in different ways throughout the city’s history.

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Transit Walk: Midtown Manhattan & Grand Central Terminal

Saturday, April 14 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Commuters rush through the main concourse at Grand Central Terminal. Photo by Frank English, in the collection of the New York Transit Museum

Set out from Grand Central Terminal with Senior Museum Educator Katherine Reeves to explore the ways that elevated trains, railroads, subways, horsecars, taxis, and more have influenced the development of Midtown Manhattan over the years, and learn some of the secrets of Grand Central Terminal, the third rail station to stand at 42nd Street and Park Avenue.

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, April 21 | 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 and 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.

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, April 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 the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground and 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.

Find out more »
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