NY Transit Museum

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Need a rainy day activity? Consider the NY Transit Museum. Tucked into downtown Brooklyn, most visitors mistake the entrance for another subway stop. You'll need to walk down to this museum.

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Parents will delight in the exhibits detailing the growth of NYC and the creation of the city's infrastructure--don't' miss the film River of Steel. Kids are drawn to the hands on portions of the museum--getting to drive a bus, steer a subway car or clamber on a trolley. Other highlights include the Dr. George T.F. Rahilly Trolley and Bus Study Center. The Center features over 50 detailed models of trolleys and work cars created by Dr. Rahilly, a trolley enthusiast whose painstaking depiction of every trolley that ever ran in Brooklyn. All in, this museum offers a fascinating look at how people have gotten around the Big Apple over the years.

And don't forget to stop by the shop--kids rally dig the subway tees.

Hours
Tuesday – Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Noon to 5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and major holidays
Phone (718) 694-1600
Admission
Adults $5Children 3 – 17 years of age $3

The New York Transit Museum
Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201

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