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Museum of Sex

233 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8733
+1 212-689-6337
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HOLIDAY HOURS: DECEMBER 18, 2017 – JANUARY 6, 2018 We are open 10am to 11pm with the following exceptions: Sunday, December 24: 11am – 6pm Monday, December 25: Closed Tuesday, December 26: 12pm – 11pm Sunday, December 31: 11am – 8pm Monday, January 1: 12pm – 11pm ABOUT THE MUSEUM: The Mission of the Museum of Sex is to preserve and present the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality. The Museum produces exhibitions, publications and programs that bring the best of current scholarship on sex and sexuality to the widest possible audiences and is committed to encouraging public enlightenment, discourse and engagement.
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“The concept is nice but very limited ”
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233 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10016-8733
+1 212-689-6337
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Reviewed yesterday

Never thought about going to a museum about sex, but it really was a fun time if you go with the right people. My fiance and I had a really great time exploring this museum. They have so many artifacts that are super cool; most...More

Thank TMcKenna137
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's okay. $20 for some rooms and history about sex. Artwork was okay. Have to pay extra for the boob bounce house which we did not. Virtual reality wasn't open. Definitely not unmissable.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there by chance the idea of having a museum about sex is nice and educational. But I didn’t see or feel that it’s worth the money you pay. As all info is google free and the items is limited for some artists. There...More

Thank nab n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, if you're not a retro-disco fan or of a certain age you probably didn't get the play on the artist/group Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes. The exhibition "Night Fever: New York Disco 1977–1979, The Bill Bernstein Photographs" commemorates the disco era in pictures. The...More

Thank JogNy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for the 3rd time after 2 years, and was quite disappointed with the gallery. The best was when I went around 5 years ago. Newer sections were kind of boring... Sex shop is ok, though. Lots of cool and nifty stuff. And they...More

3  Thank Regina R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gotta love museums and this is a tiny quirky space. Museum is more of a novelty ( no intended). Some interesting history and photos from the nightclub scenes in the 70’s thru 90’s. Crazy toys and gizmos upstairs. Overpriced at $23. Less than 30 minutes....More

Thank SanMo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just happened to be walking by this place and decided to go in. We had read about it on line though beforehand. 44.00 entrance fee with tax to the museum. Thought this was kind of steep but they do have quite a bit to...More

Thank Wklstoywife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is such an interesting experience if you have time and are curious. There are 4 floors of interesting artifacts and information on the science of sex and its history. I've been twice and each time I've taken away so much. I'd definitely recommend...More

Thank fun_travelers_3
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

This museum surprised me. I had putting it off thinking it was more of a gimmick but actually it had some really interesting and moving exhibits. There's what you would expect, historical sex toys, the earliest porn... but those items are set in specific context....More

Thank Bayareavenus
Reviewed November 4, 2017

especially, the part about animals' sexual behaviours. i felt like i should take biology classes again as i wasn't aware of the complexity of animals sex life! i love the female gaze exhibitions. didnt like 'hardcore' part that much. i'd love to come back again...More

Thank Natalia K
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November 28, 2017|
Response from mnytalks1 | Reviewed this property |
It was very interesting....
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Laudrums | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can buy tickets on the door.
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October 10, 2016|
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Response from InfX | Reviewed this property |
Quote from the museum web site: " VISITOR POLICIES All patrons (18+) are welcome. Backpacks, umbrellas and bags must be checked. There is a $2.00 charge per item. Museum hours and admission prices are subject to change... More