Adult Group Programs

vintage photo of BU Gate Car on elevated track

Relive the experience of traveling through New York City during the early, mid, and late twentieth century! Explore our collection of vintage subway and elevated cars and objects from the archive that share the stories of public transportation.

Tuesdays at 2:00PM and 6:00PM (Virtual Only)

Thursdays and Fridays at 1:00PM (In-person only)


Moving the Millions (In-person and virtual)

Discover the magnitude and complexity of New York City’s public transportation system by exploring elements of construction, social history, engineering, and impact over time in this introduction to transit history.

Immigration & Transportation (Virtual only)

From the immigrant workforce that built the subway system, to transportation’s influence on neighborhood development, the rich history and diversity of New York City comes alive through discussion, photographs, and stories. Join Education Department staff for an online experience to discover the connections between immigration and public transportation through archival images and a virtual tour of the Museum’s vintage train cars.

Subway Tracks (In-person and virtual)

Explore New York City’s subway system from past to present. Track the history of our complex transit system while also engaging in conversation around how we safely ride the subway today. For adults with developmental disabilities only.

Programs are 60 minutes in length. Virtual programs are delivered via Zoom.

Fees for virtual programs:

$100 for up to 40 unique participants/households.

$50 For Senior Centers and College/University Groups.

$50 For Adult Groups with Disabilities for up to 20 unique participants.

Fees for in-person programs:

$125  for 15 people or less / $105 Seniors

$175 for 16-20 people / $140 Seniors

$225 for 21-30 people / $200 Seniors

$100 for up to 17 people for groups with disabilities


Questions? Please contact [email protected].

Requests for programs must be made at least two weeks in advance.


For any questions regarding accessibility, please visit our accessibility webpage or contact [email protected].

Review and download a social narrative to prepare participants for a Virtual Adult Group Program with the New York Transit Museum.