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September 2018

Poetry in Motion at 25 — Gallery Talk

Tuesday, September 25 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gallery Annex @ Grand Central, Off the main concourse in the Shuttle Passage, adjacent to Station Masters' Office
New York, United States
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Free
Poetry in Motion gallery at Grand Central Terminal.

Poetry in Motion at 25 celebrates the beloved program that has delighted subway and bus riders with its selection of short, stimulating verses from a variety of published poets since 1992 when it first displayed an excerpt from Walt Whitman’s “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.”  Join Senior Curator and Deputy Director of Collections & Exhibitions Amy Hausmann for a tour of the Museum’s exhibit at Grand Central terminal, featuring a broad range of the original Poetry in Motion car cards that have appeared in the New York City Transit system over the last twenty-five years.

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The Pneumatic Subway

Wednesday, September 26 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 28, 2018

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

In 1870, inventor Alfred Beach caused a sensation when he opened his experimental subway powered by air. Learn more about his unique design and use blasts of air to power your own experimental vehicle! For ages 5+

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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Wednesday, September 26 | 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 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’ll 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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The Pneumatic Subway

Thursday, September 27 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 28, 2018

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

In 1870, inventor Alfred Beach caused a sensation when he opened his experimental subway powered by air. Learn more about his unique design and use blasts of air to power your own experimental vehicle! For ages 5+

Find out more »

The Pneumatic Subway

Friday, September 28 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until September 28, 2018

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

In 1870, inventor Alfred Beach caused a sensation when he opened his experimental subway powered by air. Learn more about his unique design and use blasts of air to power your own experimental vehicle! For ages 5+

Find out more »

Old Prospect Park Substation and the Malbone Street Switch

Saturday, September 29 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
SOLD OUT
Rotary converter at Prospect Park substation

Old Prospect Park Substation was constructed at the turn of the 20th century to provide power for local trolleys, the Brighton Line, and today’s Franklin Avenue Shuttle Line. Join long-time Museum guide and historian Robert W. Lobenstein, former General Superintendent for Power Systems at New York City Transit, to tour what is now known as the Flatbush-Empire Substation and see the original rotary converters, the modern power controls alongside them, and the switch that restored power to the tracks at the site of the Malbone Street wreck.

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DISCOVERY ROOM

Saturday, September 29 | 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
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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, September 29 | 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
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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, September 29 | 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 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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The Pneumatic Subway

Saturday, September 29 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until September 30, 2018

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

In 1870, inventor Alfred Beach caused a sensation when he opened his experimental subway powered by air. Learn more about his unique design and use blasts of air to power your own experimental vehicle! For ages 5+

Find out more »

Museum Highlights

Saturday, September 29 | 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

Saturday, September 29 | 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, September 29 | 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 »

DISCOVERY ROOM

Sunday, September 30 | 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, September 30 | 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 »

Museum Highlights

Sunday, September 30 | 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 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 »

The Pneumatic Subway

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

An event every day that begins at 1:30pm, repeating until September 30, 2018

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

In 1870, inventor Alfred Beach caused a sensation when he opened his experimental subway powered by air. Learn more about his unique design and use blasts of air to power your own experimental vehicle! For ages 5+

Find out more »

Museum Highlights

Sunday, September 30 | 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, September 30 | 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, September 30 | 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 »
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