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November 2018

Day-off-from-school Drop-In Programs

Tuesday, November 6 | 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission

Museum programs for all on an NYC school holiday!

DISCOVERY ROOM     10:30am-12pm

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

ACTIVITY CARTS       10:30am-12pm and 12-1:30pm

Visit activity carts on the Mezzanine and Platform levels to get your hands on history and transportation exploration!    For ages 2 –5

THE LONGER SUBWAY    1:30-3:30pm

Join us in the Triplex, New York's extra-long subway car from the past and examine the prototype for the articulated subway trains of the future. Craft and decorate your own model, too! For ages 4+.

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Writing Workshop with NY Writers Coalition

Tuesday, November 6 | 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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Transit Talks on Senior Wednesdays

Wednesday, November 7 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free for Seniors

Relive the experience of traveling through New York City during the early, mid and late twentieth century! During November's Transit Talk on Senior Wednesdays, we'll discuss the history of the 1918 Malbone Street Wreck and its aftermath, the ramifications of which can still be felt today.

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Transit Tots

Thursday, November 8 | 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

Saturday, November 10 | 11:00 am - 1:00 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, November 10 | 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

Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, November 10 | 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, November 10 | 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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THE LONGER SUBWAY

Saturday, November 10 | 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 November 11, 2018

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

Join us in the Triplex, New York’s extra-long subway car from the past and examine the prototype for the articulated subway trains of the future. Craft and decorate your own model, too! For ages 4+

Find out more »

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

Saturday, November 10 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 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.

Find out more »

Museum Highlights

Saturday, November 10 | 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, November 10 | 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, November 10 | 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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Bells of Peace: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War I

Sunday, November 11 | 10:45 am - 11:15 am
Transit Museum, Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free with Museum Admission

Join the Transit Museum on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the fighting in World War I for the tolling of the bells, a traditional expression of honor and remembrance. A century ago, 4.7 million American families sent their sons and daughters off to World War I; 500,000 of those who served were from the state of New York, and more than 13,000 of the 116,516 who lost their lives in the war called New York state home. The museum will welcome visitors early at 10:45 am before a short ceremony and the ringing of bells on the platform level at 11:00 am in remembrance of all those who served, including the more than 3 dozen people who worked in the transit system who died in World War I.

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DISCOVERY ROOM

Sunday, November 11 | 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, November 11 | 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, November 11 | 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.

Find out more »

THE LONGER SUBWAY

Sunday, November 11 | 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 November 11, 2018

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

Join us in the Triplex, New York’s extra-long subway car from the past and examine the prototype for the articulated subway trains of the future. Craft and decorate your own model, too! For ages 4+

Find out more »

Museum Highlights

Sunday, November 11 | 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 »

DISCOVERY ROOM

Sunday, November 11 | 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

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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