Beach Bound: Coney Island
Saturday, July 20 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm$50 / $35 Museum Members
Grab a seat on a beach-bound Nostalgia Ride heading to Coney Island! Board our 1910s BMT B-Type Standards and 1920s BMT D-Type Triplex cars (or IND R1-9 cars) for a two-hour jaunt to Coney Island from 96th Street/2nd Avenue. Once we arrive at Stillwell Avenue, brave the rides at Luna Park, check out the action on the legendary Boardwalk, or try one of Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs. You can also visit the New York Transit Museum’s exhibition Five Cents to Dreamland: A Trip to Coney Island, on loan and on display at the Coney Island Museum. Ride our vintage train back to Manhattan at approximately 4pm, or stay late to take in sunset on the beach before making your own way home.
Tickets for this tour will be available to museum members at 10:00 am EST on Wednesday, April 17th. Remaining tickets will be available to the general public at 10:00 am EST on Thursday, April 18th.
Tickets for the general public are $50 for adults and $25 for children. Tickets for museum members are $35 for adults and $20 for children.
Tickets will be on sale until 4:00 pm on Friday, July 19th. No ticket sales will be completed on the platform the day of the event.
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The Nostalgia Ride will depart at 10:00 am from the 96th Street-Second Avenue station on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and operate to Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue. The train will pick us up in Coney Island at 4pm and make select stops in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Nostalgia Rides run rain or shine. Equipment and route are subject to change.
For information on wheelchair access, American Sign Language interpreters, Assisted Listening Devices, or other accessibility matters please visit the accessibility page on the Museum’s website.
Refunds are not available for ticketed programs. Should you be unable to attend, the full price of unused tickets may be treated as a donation to the Transit Museum and is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.