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New York Transit Museum

Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
+1 718-694-1600
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Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
+1 718-694-1600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's organized in a disaffected metro station, so you go down and find old carriages from beginning of last century, very well kept. You can go into each of them, read a lot about their history and use, and how the transport net developed along...More

Thank aa27
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having been born in The Bronx and raised in Queens, the Mass Transt System was a part of my life. When I as a little boy, my Dad didn't own a car so we took buses and the subway EVERYWHERE! Seeing this collection of NYC...More

Thank borninthebronx54
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great museum not many people are aware of. A stop in time. If ever in the neighborhood its worth a stop.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a wonderful fun place for children. Of all ages. Lots of places to run around in, model train sets, terrific gift shop. Lots of lights and other wonderful full items. Kids are rapt with awe here and they squeal with delight coming here....More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love the NYC subways you'll love this museum. See all kinds of relics from the past. Signal equipment, cars, generators....

Thank Bob5460
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in Brooklyn & had a few hours to kill so we decided to check this place out. It is so cute that the entrance looks just like a regular subway entrance, very nice touch. The museum is very interesting learning about the...More

Thank BrussoDallas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great visit for people who are interested in history, especially in regards to New York history. Walking through the various train cars from throughout the years if a fun experience.

Thank JasmineAGBHOW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to the Transit Museum is an interesting way to spend the day for families. It details the history of NY's transit system from the very start to present day and the effects of 9/11, the blackout, and Hurricanes Sandy and Irene. Kids will...More

Thank Tanea H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is in the defunct (since the 1930s) Court Street subway station. Walking through vintage subway cars, with their ads from the 1920s-1970s (Wrigleys, Lux, Miss Subway) is like a glimpse back in time. Areas devoted to visuals and excellent, in-depth text about the...More

Thank RachelRaven
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're interested in the history of subway transportation this is a definite must see. Housed in an old subway station that is no longer taking passengers but still has a live third rail line because it is at the end of the line, it...More

Thank ouilv2travel
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Hello! Is there a guided tour? Or self guided tour? Thanks!
26 April 2017|
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Response from nextportofcall | Reviewed this property |
No guided, or self-guided, tours that I am aware of. The layout takes you through time in a logical and well-presented and explained order. One segment relates to the World Trade Centre disaster, another takes the visitor... More
Mike S
What is the price?
11 April 2017|
Response from Lori M | Reviewed this property |
You can check the prices at their website, but here it is (since I can't post the website link). Hours Tuesday-Friday: 10am – 4pm Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 5pm Closed Mondays and major holidays Admission Adults... More
15 January 2017|
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Response from Tunisia R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but ask so as not to go the wrong place!