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June 2019

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Wednesday, June 26 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Visitors to City Hall Station look around as a 6 train passes. Photo by Chris Funfgeld.

With exclusive access through the New York Transit Museum, explore the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground, where you will learn the fascinating history of the Beach Pneumatic Tube and the development of City Hall. Then, head downstairs and be transported back to 1904, a time when the Subway’s opening and the completion of this station marked a moment of great civic pride.

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July 2019

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Wednesday, July 10 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SOLD OUT
Visitors to City Hall Station look around as a 6 train passes. Photo by Chris Funfgeld.

With exclusive access through the New York Transit Museum, explore the elegant chandeliers, leaded skylights, vaulted tile ceiling, and graceful curves of this decommissioned subway station. The tour begins above ground, where you will learn the fascinating history of the Beach Pneumatic Tube and the development of City Hall. Then, head downstairs and be transported back to 1904, a time when the Subway’s opening and the completion of this station marked a moment of great civic pride.

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Bergen Sign Shop

Saturday, July 13 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Visit New York City Transit’s premier stop for sign production, the Bergen Street Sign Shop, and learn about its fascinating history. Opened over 60 years ago to service 122 trolley coaches (trackless trolleys) and renovated when trolley coach service ended in Brooklyn in 1960, the building was redesigned to service trucks and other work vehicles and to house the Sign Shop, Tin Shop, and Carpentry Shop.

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Bergen Sign Shop

Saturday, July 13 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Visit New York City Transit’s premier stop for sign production, the Bergen Street Sign Shop, and learn about its fascinating history. Opened over 60 years ago to service 122 trolley coaches (trackless trolleys) and renovated when trolley coach service ended in Brooklyn in 1960, the building was redesigned to service trucks and other work vehicles and to house the Sign Shop, Tin Shop, and Carpentry Shop.

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Beach Bound: Coney Island

Saturday, July 20 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$50 / $35 Museum Members

Join us on our ever-popular, boardwalk-bound Coney Island Nostalgia Train! Ride 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. Once we arrive at our seaside destination, brave the rides at Luna Park, check out the action on the legendary Boardwalk, or nosh on one of Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs.

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Transit Walk: Brighton Line

Sunday, July 28 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$30/$25 for museum members
photograph of a stop along Brighton Line

Explore the rich history of New York City, past and present, one neighborhood at a time. Through the lens of transportation, discover new places, share stories, and connect with communities. Join Senior Museum Educator Katherine Reeves and travel through Brooklyn along the Brighton Line, a line built to carry New Yorkers from the city to the seaside of Brighton Beach. Starting at DeKalb Avenue and ending at Ocean Parkway, discover the art, infrastructure and communities along this historic transit route and consider its impact on the growth of a borough along the way.

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August 2019

Bergen Sign Shop

Saturday, August 10 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$50- Museum Members Only

Visit New York City Transit’s premier stop for sign production, the Bergen Street Sign Shop, and learn about its fascinating history. Opened over 60 years ago to service 122 trolley coaches (trackless trolleys) and renovated when trolley coach service ended in Brooklyn in 1960, the building was redesigned to service trucks and other work vehicles and to house the Sign Shop, Tin Shop, and Carpentry Shop.

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Bergen Sign Shop

Saturday, August 10 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$50- Museum Members Only

Visit New York City Transit’s premier stop for sign production, the Bergen Street Sign Shop, and learn about its fascinating history. Opened over 60 years ago to service 122 trolley coaches (trackless trolleys) and renovated when trolley coach service ended in Brooklyn in 1960, the building was redesigned to service trucks and other work vehicles and to house the Sign Shop, Tin Shop, and Carpentry Shop.

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