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Museum of Sex

233 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8733
+1 212-689-6337
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The mission of the Museum of Sex is to preserve and present the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality. The museum produces exhibitions, publications and programs that bring the best of current scholarship on sex and sexuality to the widest possible audiences and is committed to encouraging public enlightenment, discourse and engagement.
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good20%
  • Average28%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible21%
1 week ago
“Art Gallery Meets Historical Center with a Twist”
2 weeks ago
“Kind of expensive for a small gallery”
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233 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8733
+1 212-689-6337
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here without knowing much about it because it sounded like kind of a novelty to do on our anniversary trip. If there was a 3.5 option, this is how I would rate it. It is a fun conversation starter for...More

1  Thank Amy B
MoSex_Davey, Manager at Museum of Sex, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Amy, thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback. I'm pleased you had a fun experience and that you enjoyed the Night Fever exhibit in particular. It's a shame that you chose to round down your 3.5 review, rather than up! ;) I'd...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought the place was kind of cool. Has neat exhibits and it's worth the time and money if your looking to kill a couple hours.

Thank mnytalks1
MoSex_Davey, Manager at Museum of Sex, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your comments, we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has the potential to go places, but right now it is still a work in progress. The collection is interesting, with lots of different objects that can tickle anyone's fancy. The galleries are small but are full. There is a bouncy house that...More

1  Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't even think about going there, even the "discount" for less crowded hours is insulting. The store outside is better then the museum itself. I am so angry about this waste of money on myself.

Thank YarivI
MoSex_Davey, Manager at Museum of Sex, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there Yariv, I have dropped you a private message so I can connect with you directly to resolve your concerns.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum seems like a work in progress. There are some cool and interesting things to see, but it's not a mind blowing type place. Some neat oddities to spark a conversation. Staff were largely indifferent; price of admission does not include tax and a...More

Thank Christopher B
MoSex_Davey, Manager at Museum of Sex, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Christopher, thanks for stopping by and for sharing your feedback. I'm pleased to hear you thought that the exhibits were cool and interesting. I will share the staffing concerns with the team and address this. If you are ever back in town, we offer...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was under the impression that I am looking at a science project of an undergraduate student. Nothing more than that. So boring... Go online or watch Discovery channel - much more informative. You normally wouldn't go alone into such a place. Spending $40+ on...More

Thank natalyf2001
MoSex_Davey, Manager at Museum of Sex, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, I'm sorry to hear you didn't have a brilliant experience. I've dropped you a DM to connect and see what we can do to put this right.

Reviewed 14 July 2017

A wonderful little gem on 5th Avenue. I've been here at least 6 times already. The displays in the Museum change monthly and they are quite informative. Find the coupons online so you can save a few bucks before arriving. I love the store downstairs....More

Thank Eva S
MoSex_Davey, Manager at Museum of Sex, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Eva, thank you so much for your kind review! I'm really pleased that you've enjoyed visiting the museum on a number of times. I hope we will see you again soon; we've some fun projects on the horizon!

Reviewed 14 July 2017

When it's called the Museum of Sex, you know it's going to be interesting. I went with my friend and his girlfriend while I was visiting. There are multiple different exhibits. There are a couple with different artwork that I found less interesting. There was...More

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I really like the Museum of Sex. It's a taboo topic, and to have a place like this out in the open surprised me, but in a pleasant way. If you have an open mind, and are not afraid to explore the world of Kink,...More

2  Thank Sara S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This being a MUSEUM and not a sex pornography shop only, made the building seem almost respectable enough to be considered sex education and mainstream -- not too embarrassing to walk into. The exhibit had animals doing their natural outdoor activities, human sex dolls, historical...More

3  Thank io m
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Response from Laudrums | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can buy tickets on the door.
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Response from InfX | Reviewed this property |
Quote from the museum web site: " VISITOR POLICIES All patrons (18+) are welcome. Backpacks, umbrellas and bags must be checked. There is a $2.00 charge per item. Museum hours and admission prices are subject to change... More
9 July 2016|
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Response from GarT23 | Reviewed this property |
It depends. There are postings next to many of the exhibits that you may want to take the time to read. There's a gift area too so I would plan on an hour for sure and maybe two if you do the interactive stuff or want a... More