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National Museum of Mathematics

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Interesting exhibition, most suitable for kids

Its a 2 level museum right by Madison Park. Ground floor and a basement. Quite a few interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julian E
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Exeter, United Kingdom
One of my 11 year old's favourite things we did in New York

My son loved this place. Granted, he didn't really bother reading many of the mathematical... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
oliya23
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South Wales, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Its a 2 level museum right by Madison Park. Ground floor and a basement. Quite a few interesting exhibits - colourful and thought provoking. Most suitable for children, although adults will learn too. The exhibits are interactive and there is no particular order to them......More

Thank Julian E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic hands on, interactive museum with challenges and puzzles appropriate for everyone! There are so many exhibitions and an enormous range of topics are covered. I was there with my Mum who was in a mobility scooter (the place is fully accessible...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with our 8 year old son and 4 year old daughter. Although not all the displays are directly related to math, they are explorative, creative and fun. Highly recommended, especially for ages 6 to 11. Although anyone can enjoy it. If you ome in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was definitely one of the highlights of our New York trip. Highly interactive and great for adults and kids. You don’t have to know theoretical math to go and play!

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Deals with very complex math (for people paying attention). People complaining that there was nothing for kids over 10 just weren't understanding the math. Four-year-old had fun with surface exhibits, but there's some serious math here for those who attend to it.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Since our teens love math, we were excited to go to MoMath. What a huge disappointment. First, it’s expensive - we spent $45 for admission. Second, this is for younger kids, we’d say 10 and under. There were many activities on the two floors, but...More

2  Thank frugalfamily5
Reviewed August 25, 2018

My son loved this place. Granted, he didn't really bother reading many of the mathematical explanations of each exhibit, which I found frustrating, but it's hands-on, fun and having walked about 20 miles around the city over the previous 4 days, was a welcome opportunity...More

1  Thank oliya23
Reviewed August 18, 2018

If I were a staff member or volunteer there, I'd be really pleased to see how fully engaged kids visiting this place become within moments of arrival. Very creative and at times challenging activities -- and really varied! Our two grandsons, ages 10 and almost...More

3  Thank Trup
Reviewed August 16, 2018

My husband had to work for a day while my family visited NYC so my 13 year old and I wandered around the city looking for things to do. We have several memberships to local Kansas City places that let us into museums around the...More

2  Thank jelico8
Reviewed July 29, 2018

As individuals who love math and learning, this seemed like an appropriate stop. The museum has two floors (not large) and almost all of the sections are interactive. The interactive part is a great design. However, there are a few logistical issues with this: a.)...More

4  Thank SnackyBitsandCuppas
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Coachpete34
July 17, 2018|
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We took a Lyft from our hotel, so as to avoid the craziness of driving in NYC!
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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.
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October 28, 2017|
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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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