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October 2018

Transit Talks on Senior Wednesdays

Wednesday, October 3 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free

Transit Talks on Senior Wednesdays allow visitors to relive the experience of traveling through New York City during the twentieth century! During Transit Talks, seniors ages 62+ have the opportunity to explore our hands-on collection of vintage subway and elevated cars and discover the history, technology, design and future of transportation.

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Transit Tots

Thursday, October 4 | 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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Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Thursday, October 4 | 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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DISCOVERY ROOM

Saturday, October 6 | 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, October 6 | 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, October 6 | 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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MIXED UP VEHICLE BOOKS

Saturday, October 6 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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One event on October 7, 2018 at 1:30pm

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

Create a book of your own fantasy vehicle designs! Amphibious buses? Trains with wings? Mix and match your favorite things in this silly bookmaking workshop. For ages 4+

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Museum Highlights

Saturday, October 6 | 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
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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.

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, October 6 | 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, October 6 | 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
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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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25th Annual Bus Festival

Sunday, October 7 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park, 11 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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FREE
Bus Festival

Join us on Sunday, October 7th, 2018 for our 25th annual Bus Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park! See and step aboard buses from our vintage fleet, representing more than 80 years of New York City surface transit history. Enjoy special activities and photo ops, meet some of the bus drivers who help keep our city moving, and take in the view of the Manhattan skyline from our new location in Bridge Plaza underneath the Brooklyn Bridge at 11 Water Street! 

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DISCOVERY ROOM

Sunday, October 7 | 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, October 7 | 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 »

MIXED UP VEHICLE BOOKS

Sunday, October 7 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 7, 2018 at 1:30pm

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

Create a book of your own fantasy vehicle designs! Amphibious buses? Trains with wings? Mix and match your favorite things in this silly bookmaking workshop. For ages 4+

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Sunday, October 7 | 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, October 7 | 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 »

Transit Tots

Thursday, October 11 | 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

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The Future of Transit Mapping: A Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 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
1988 Black Background Diagrammatic Subway Map

What makes a great transit map? What tools will future urban geographers and transportation planners use to understand and predict travel patterns? How can navigation apps change the way we get around our cities? Four expert panelists will dig into the roles that private companies, public agencies and academic institutions can play in mapping transportation networks, talk about their diverse careers, and provide insights into emerging trends and technologies in their respective fields.

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DISCOVERY ROOM

Saturday, October 13 | 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

Saturday, October 13 | 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 »
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