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New York Transit Museum

Where: Boerum Place at Schermerhorn Street • Tel: (718) 694–1600
Updated Apr. 27, 2011

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Upcoming events at this venue:

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Archival photo exhibition showing construction and early operation of the 74th Street Powerhouse.

How did we get from horse drawn streetcars to motorbuses. Children get honorary degrees in trav-0-lutionary science by learning all about the history of travel;

Create and color a fantasy vehicle, an amphibious buse or a train with wings - children 4 years and older use their imagination in this bookmaking workshop.

Children of all ages are invited to check out the mystery relics from the museum’s collection and uncover history.

Transport your imagination by creating silhouette puppets and a nighttime cityscape. For children 4 years and older.

Join with fellow detectives to solve an interactive 100 year old mystery involving missing keys, squeaky wheels and subway spirits. Children over age 5 will enjoy searching for clues and a hidden stash of candy.

A new exhibition tracing the tracks of the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad through the natural and built environments of New York State.

There are over 468 square miles in New York City that buses travel everyday. Children learn all about the different routes. 1:30 pm.

The New York Transit Museum’s 21st annual celebration of buses in New York City, featuring a fleet of vintage buses to explore and $1 admission to the museum. 11 am–6 pm.

Come on down and enjoy the 21st annual festival and discover The Bus of the Future. Visitors see new technologies, learn about tracking buses, select bus service, and also view the collection of vintage buses. For all ages. Then visit the IdeaLab to design and build your own vision for the perfect bus. 11 am – 5– pm.

Unlock the mysteries of motion. Children 2 to 5 years old experiment with ramps and tracks, wings, and wheels and things that glide and slide. 11:30 am–12:30 pm.

Create and color a fantasy vehicle. Trains with wings? You decide. Suitable for children 4 years and older. 11:30 am–12:30 pm.

Climb aboard for underground fun- families are invited to take the spooky subway challenge and search for clues, while listening to music, do crafts and games and have yummy refreshments. Dress up in your ghoulishly clever costume for maximum Halloween fun. Advanced registration recommended. 6 pm.

Ever wonder about the people that work underground? Children learn how subway workers keep us safe on and off the trains. 6 pm.

Future conductors and motormen take control of a train in the Computer Lab and travel over virtual track miles learning the ins and outs of operating a train. Suggested for children over 10 years old. Limited space, register in advance. 6 pm.

Children explore the job that "work trains" do - how they help to keep the tunnels and track in working order. 6 pm.

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