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December 2018

Writing Workshop with NY Writers Coalition

Tuesday, December 11 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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FREE

Every Tuesday at 2pm, join the New York Writer's Coalition and veteran workshop leader Eileen Sutton at the New York Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn for a FREE, weekly writing workshop. Draw inspiration from those bygone days through prose, poetry, theater, rhymes, and everything in between — all created in our decommissioned subway station and vintage subway cars! 

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Drawing Inspiration: New York City History in Comics

Tuesday, December 11 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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$10 / Free for Museum Members

New York City has played a starring role in comics and graphic novels since the 19th century, with artists placing the stories of humans, superheroes, monsters, and more in its neighborhoods, on its transit systems, and within its historical eras. Joining curator Jodi Shapiro, Karen Green of Columbia University Libraries and comic artists Stan Mack and Peter Kuper will discuss the ways that satirical cartoons, comic strips, and comic books have been used to bring the stories – and histories – of New York to life.

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Transit Tots

Thursday, December 13 | 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until December 20, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission
Transit Tots

Stories, games and surprises for our youngest transportation fans! Free with admission. For ages 2-5 and adult companions.

For a detailed listing of all family events, visit nytransitmuseum.org/family

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New York City Transit: 239th Street Yard

Saturday, December 15 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
SOLD OUT
Trains in shop at 239th Street

Covering 21 acres, the 239th Street Shop is the largest maintenance shop on the IRT! This historic site opened in 1916 and operates 24/7, inspecting, repairing, and washing a formidable fleet of R142 subway cars for the 2 line. Raymond DelValle, General Superintendent, leads this members-only behind-the-scenes look at the people and machinery that keep our trains on the go.

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DISCOVERY ROOM

Saturday, December 15 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission
Get Kinetic Family Program

We’re opening up the Education Center to our youngest fans to explore our favorite puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! For ages 2 –5

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NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, December 15 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, December 15 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission
To All Trains Sign and Museum Platform Stairs

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York's subway system, the evolution of the City's surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm.

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CIRCUIT POWER

Saturday, December 15 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Create a “paper circuit” light switch that will show off your electricity know-how! For ages 5+

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, December 15 | 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
To All Trains Sign and Museum Platform Stairs

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York's subway system, the evolution of the City's surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm.

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, December 15 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

Find out more »

DISCOVERY ROOM

Saturday, December 15 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
Get Kinetic Family Program

We’re opening up the Education Center to our youngest fans to explore our favorite puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! For ages 2 –5

Find out more »

Subway Swing: A Nostalgia Boogie for the Ages

Saturday, December 15 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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$30 / $20 Museum Members
"Subway Swing" at the New York Transit Museum on Sat., December 9, 2017. Photo: Shaelyn Amaio for New York Transit Museum

Hop on board our Nostalgia Swing Train for a special express ride to the Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn! Then, triple-step your way through our 1936 decommissioned subway station with live jazz bands, the hottest swing dancing, and the slickest vintage outfits – an after-hours boogie for the ages! 

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DISCOVERY ROOM

Sunday, December 16 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
Get Kinetic Family Program

We’re opening up the Education Center to our youngest fans to explore our favorite puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! For ages 2 –5

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Sunday, December 16 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

Find out more »

CIRCUIT POWER

Sunday, December 16 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2018

Create a “paper circuit” light switch that will show off your electricity know-how! For ages 5+

Find out more »

Museum Highlights

Sunday, December 16 | 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
To All Trains Sign and Museum Platform Stairs

Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York's subway system, the evolution of the City's surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm.

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Sunday, December 16 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission

Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software!

Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+

Find out more »

DISCOVERY ROOM

Sunday, December 16 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
Get Kinetic Family Program

We’re opening up the Education Center to our youngest fans to explore our favorite puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! For ages 2 –5

Find out more »

Writing Workshop with NY Writers Coalition

Tuesday, December 18 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Every Tuesday at 2pm, join the New York Writer's Coalition and veteran workshop leader Eileen Sutton at the New York Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn for a FREE, weekly writing workshop. Draw inspiration from those bygone days through prose, poetry, theater, rhymes, and everything in between — all created in our decommissioned subway station and vintage subway cars! 

Find out more »

Transit Tots

Thursday, December 20 | 10:15 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Thursday, repeating until December 20, 2018

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
Transit Tots

Stories, games and surprises for our youngest transportation fans! Free with admission. For ages 2-5 and adult companions.

For a detailed listing of all family events, visit nytransitmuseum.org/family

Find out more »
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Due to impending weather, this Saturday's Nostalgia Ride to Green-Wood Cemetery has been postponed. Details on the rescheduled event will be sent by email as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience, and stay safe this weekend!
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