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Museum of the Moving Image

36-01 35th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106-1226
+1 718-777-6888
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Favorite Museum. Period.

If you're a film enthusiast like I am, this place is not to be missed. Film fans- worth a trip to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Lots of fun for movie lovers

We visited here on the free admission day and we loved it. We had lots of fun playing with the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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The only museum in the United States that is devoted exclusively to the history, art and technology of movies, television and video.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
36-01 35th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106-1226
+1 718-777-6888
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you're a film enthusiast like I am, this place is not to be missed. Film fans- worth a trip to New York for this alone. I used to take my students here on field trips when I lived in the city years ago- it's...More

Thank eggbomb
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited here on the free admission day and we loved it. We had lots of fun playing with the machines: dubbing scenes, adding sound FX, making stop motion movies... I would recommend it to anyone that likes cinema (but you have to get loose...More

Thank MiaoBCN
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is in a beautiful space and contains a few interesting exhibits. There are costumes, and info about make up, and old movie reels, some film clips, movie posters. There are a number of fun activities, such as making your own stop motion film,...More

Thank flipnb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New and interesting exhibits that keep changing. Great space with innovative creations and interative exhibits.

Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

We went here with my son and his friends at school! It was a great visit indeed.. You'll be surprise and surely excited to see those collections of cameras, microphones, wigs, statues, posters, sound and special effects and more properties used in producing moving images,...More

1  Thank IndahNS
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Went to this museum while visiting family in Astoria....didn't expect much but I was so pleasantly surprised! I didn't realize the history/involvement of this area in film/TV! Museum is compact but impressive, lots of hands on exhibits. A must see for TV/movie buffs.

Thank ImaFunMom
Reviewed June 14, 2017

I really enjoyed my time at this museum. There was a lot to see. Some very interesting art. I amanita sure how much turnover they have. But I would go back. A must if your traveling though queens.

Thank Hillary G
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

I had my engagement at the museum in 2015 and we have been there prior to that event and following that event. It's a great place for the kids and the adults. The museum offers snacks and drinks as well as rotating exhibits. The private...More

Thank Amalia T
Reviewed June 8, 2017

This is an interesting museum for anyone who enjoys movies and history, and very cool architecture as well. Good for kids too...

Thank nycgreenwich
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Some walking (four blocks) from subway. Interesting exhibitions. See in the exhibition artifacts of movie history, Marlon Brando' s dental mouthware which was used in Godfather (so, rumors that he had his mouth stuffed with toilet paper can be forgotten!). And how about the original...More

1  Thank KalleHelsinki
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July 10, 2016|
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Response from 4Charlito | Reviewed this property |
If you are driving, then you can also visit the Noguchi Museum and the Socrates Sculpture Garden( literally across the street) in Long Island City, a 10 to 15 minute drive from the MOMI. The sculpture garden is outdoors... More
June 28, 2016|
Response from jesswell1412 | Reviewed this property |
It is still "under construction." I believe that that it will be up within the next month or so.
June 12, 2016|
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Response from Lyndushka | Reviewed this property |
The Museum of Moving Image is open Wednesday and Thursdays from 10:30-5:00, Fridays from 10:30-8:00 and Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30-7:00. Admission is $15 for adults, $11 for Seniors and Students with a valid ID and $7... More