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February 2019

Hidden History: Substation 21 and the Mysterious Townhouse

Sunday, February 17 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Explore the secret identity of this IRT Substation with long-time museum guide and historian Robert W. Lobenstein, former General Superintendent of New York City Transit. Learn about Substation 21’s super power – electricity! – and its crucial role in the development of the subway.  On this walking tour, you will see what lies behind the mysterious blacked-out windows, and explore the powerful lair hiding within this unassuming townhouse.

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DISCOVERY ROOM – All Over the Map

Sunday, February 17 | 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 February 24, 2019

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

Stop by the Education Center to explore our February theme of maps, with transit-themed puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! Think about all the places you go and design your own subway or bus map. Ages 2-5 and accompanying adults

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NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Sunday, February 17 | 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 April 28, 2019

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. Ages 10+

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HISTORY ON WHEELS

Sunday, February 17 | 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 February 24, 2019

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

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

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Museum Highlights

Sunday, February 17 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2019

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 for tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm to explore the story of 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.

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FAMILY WORKSHOP – A MOST IMPROBABLE SUBWAY MAP

Sunday, February 17 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
Map NYC, Courtesy of the NY Transit Museum (1)

A New York City subway line that ends in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? A subway line with a stop every two blocks? We  will think about what is ideal and not such a good idea when designing a subway, then create a map for a most improbable subway system! Ages 5+ and accompanying adults

 

 

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HISTORY ON WHEELS

Sunday, February 17 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2019

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

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

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Museum Highlights

Sunday, February 17 | 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 29, 2019

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 for tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm to explore the story of 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.

Find out more »

DISCOVERY ROOM – All Over the Map

Sunday, February 17 | 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 February 24, 2019

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

Stop by the Education Center to explore our February theme of maps, with transit-themed puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! Think about all the places you go and design your own subway or bus map. Ages 2-5 and accompanying adults

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Sunday, February 17 | 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 April 28, 2019

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. Ages 10+

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Day-off-from-school Drop-In Programs

Tuesday, February 19
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

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

MIDWINTER BREAK PROGRAMS  Discover underground fun when school is out!

 

DISCOVERY ROOM – All Over the Map   10:30 am-12 pm

Stop by the Education Center to explore our February theme of maps, with transit-themed puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! Think about all the places you go and design your own subway or bus map. Ages 2-5 and accompanying adults

 

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

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

 

A MOST IMPROBABLE SUBWAY MAP    1:30-2:30pm

A New York City subway line that ends in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? A subway line with a stop every two blocks? We’ll think about what’s ideal and not such a good idea when designing a subway, then create a map for a most improbable subway system! Ages 5+ and accompanying adults

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Day-off-from-school Drop-In Programs

Wednesday, February 20
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

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

MIDWINTER BREAK PROGRAMS  Discover underground fun when school is out!

 

DISCOVERY ROOM – All Over the Map   10:30 am-12 pm

Stop by the Education Center to explore our February theme of maps, with transit-themed puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! Think about all the places you go and design your own subway or bus map. Ages 2-5 and accompanying adults

 

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

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

 

A MOST IMPROBABLE SUBWAY MAP    1:30-2:30pm

A New York City subway line that ends in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? A subway line with a stop every two blocks? We’ll think about what’s ideal and not such a good idea when designing a subway, then create a map for a most improbable subway system! Ages 5+ and accompanying adults

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Day-off-from-school Drop-In Programs

Thursday, February 21
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

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

MIDWINTER BREAK PROGRAMS  Discover underground fun when school is out!

 

DISCOVERY ROOM – All Over the Map   10:30 am-12 pm

Stop by the Education Center to explore our February theme of maps, with transit-themed puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! Think about all the places you go and design your own subway or bus map. Ages 2-5 and accompanying adults

 

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

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

 

A MOST IMPROBABLE SUBWAY MAP    1:30-2:30pm

A New York City subway line that ends in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? A subway line with a stop every two blocks? We’ll think about what’s ideal and not such a good idea when designing a subway, then create a map for a most improbable subway system! Ages 5+ and accompanying adults

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Subway Sketch Night

Thursday, February 21 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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$15 / $10 for Museum Members

Join us for an evening of drawing at the New York Transit Museum! Hosted by New York City-based illustrators Ebony Bolt, Josh Cochran, and Julia Rothman, the evening will begin with a short discussion led by Senior Curator Amy Hausmann exploring the artists’ work. Following the conversation, explore the Museum and draw inspiration from bygone days in our 1936 decommissioned subway station and vintage subway cars.

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Day-off-from-school Drop-In Programs

Friday, February 22
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 22, 2019

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

MIDWINTER BREAK PROGRAMS  Discover underground fun when school is out!

 

DISCOVERY ROOM – All Over the Map   10:30 am-12 pm

Stop by the Education Center to explore our February theme of maps, with transit-themed puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! Think about all the places you go and design your own subway or bus map. Ages 2-5 and accompanying adults

 

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

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

 

A MOST IMPROBABLE SUBWAY MAP    1:30-2:30pm

A New York City subway line that ends in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? A subway line with a stop every two blocks? We’ll think about what’s ideal and not such a good idea when designing a subway, then create a map for a most improbable subway system! Ages 5+ and accompanying adults

Find out more »

DISCOVERY ROOM – All Over the Map

Saturday, February 23 | 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 February 24, 2019

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

Stop by the Education Center to explore our February theme of maps, with transit-themed puzzles, books, toys, and building materials! Think about all the places you go and design your own subway or bus map. Ages 2-5 and accompanying adults

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, February 23 | 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 April 28, 2019

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. Ages 10+

Find out more »

HISTORY ON WHEELS

Saturday, February 23 | 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 February 24, 2019

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

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

Find out more »

Museum Highlights

Saturday, February 23 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2019

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 for tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm to explore the story of 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.

Find out more »

FAMILY WORKSHOP – A MOST IMPROBABLE SUBWAY MAP

Saturday, February 23 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2019

Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
+ Google Map
Free with Museum Admission
Map NYC, Courtesy of the NY Transit Museum (1)

A New York City subway line that ends in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? A subway line with a stop every two blocks? We  will think about what is ideal and not such a good idea when designing a subway, then create a map for a most improbable subway system! Ages 5+ and accompanying adults

 

 

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