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Day-off-from-school Drop-In Programs

February 5, 2019

Free with Museum Admission

Museum programs for all on an NYC school holiday!

THE GREAT NEW YORK SUBWAY MAP    10:30am-12pm

After a reading of Emiliano Ponzi’s The Great New York Subway Map, we’ll take what inspired Massimo Vignelli’s classic map to help us design our own interpretation of a subway map for the future!  Ages 5+ and accompanying adults

HISTORY ON WHEELS    11:30am-12:30pm and 2:30-3:30pm

Make discoveries and learn fun facts about public transportation through handling materials, including some wonderful maps from transit history. For all ages

THE PNEUMATIC SUBWAY    1:30-2:30pm

In 1870, inventor Alfred Beach caused a sensation when he opened his experimental subway powered by air. We will learn more about his unique design and use air power to conduct experiments of our own. Ages 5+ and accompanying adults

Details

Date:
February 5, 2019
Cost:
Free with Museum Admission
Event Category:

Venue

Transit Museum
Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Phone:
718-694-1600