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National Museum of Mathematics

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fun but small

I took my children here ages 14, 11 and 10 over winter break. They all enjoyed it. They enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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ATCS Passport Participant!

This museum was an ATCS Passport participant, at least they were in August. So we could use our... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I took my children here ages 14, 11 and 10 over winter break. They all enjoyed it. They enjoyed that it was interactive and that they could touch and place with everything.. They took turns trying every single exhibit. My older one became bored quickly...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank bid421
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You would need to enjoy math to even consider going to this museum. Not my thing. It’s got books and interactive activities .

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought a 13 year old here who loves math, she had a lot of fun but I think that’s probably the high end of the age range. Good interactive exhibits, although they could have been explained better. Not a bad place to spend a...More

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank Adventure602955
Reviewed December 14, 2019

I love places like this! And what I loved even more at this place was how busy it was with children. It was great to see the kids enjoying themselves and their parents making an effort to take them somewhere else than the cinema.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Petjuci1
Reviewed November 14, 2019

This museum was an ATCS Passport participant, at least they were in August. So we could use our membership to our local science center to enter the museum for free. Since my kids were only 6 and 3, I wasn't sure the museum would interest...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Anita B
Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

When it rains it’s fun to spend 1 or 2 hours in that museum Many things to do even for grownups on 2 levels

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank FlorenceLomprez
Reviewed July 24, 2019

Many of are kids and grandkids are math lovers. We let the wizards go to various rooms at their own speed while I played building things. Our teen aged granddaughter was thoroughly engaged and reluctant to leave. Her father, now a college professor, was equally...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Charley44
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

We visited as a couple expecting a museum but didn’t really experience that at all. Some of the interactive activities were fun but many others were let down by poor instructions, broken pieces and a lack of their mathematical explanation. Standing back it looks more...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Aeron_17
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Blown away by this museum. Kids ages 7 and 10 were fascinated by everything and didn’t want to leave. That said - adults had a blast too! Worth every penny. Would definitely recommend and come back.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Tanya L
Reviewed June 27, 2019

We were the first to enter the museum upon opening on a Saturday. This was a first-time visit, so everything was new to us. A member of the sunny-side-up team, (the staff wearing the “egg yolk yellow” shirts) handed us a large laminated card with...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from KyleRoseD | Reviewed this property |
We took a Lyft from our hotel, so as to avoid the craziness of driving in NYC!
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November 10, 2017|
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Response from Frances D | Reviewed this property |
I paid the senior fee which I think was about $10. and well worth it. Really fun for everyone and the staff are very sweet and helpful.
October 28, 2017|
Response from lupaglupa | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on how much you want to engage with the exhibits. Each area can be explored in depth, if you want to understand the mathematics underlying the exhibit. If you really explored everything, it could take days... More
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