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The New York Transit Museum, one of the city's leading cultural institutions, is the largest museum in the United States devoted to urban public transportation history, and one of the premier institutions of its kind in the world. The Museum...more
I went here recently at long last. It’s been on the to-do list for years. I am happy to report it’s well worth a trip to Brooklyn. I dropped my car 100 yards west in the convenient parking garage. It’s a busy neighborhood and I...More
This was a very interesting museum in a former subway stop. You can easily spend a few hours looking at all the exhibits. Be warned, however, that part of the museum is not air conditioned and can be quite hot on a warm summer day....More
This museum was great!!! We took my young cousins. I really didn't think I would enjoy it, but boy was I wrong! We joined the tour by the educator James. You go in several subway cars and he tells you the history of the cars...More
We went as were impressed by the subway system and wanted to know more. It is so interesting. The museum starts with how they were built in the early 1900s with photos and some items from the period. We were approached by a volunteer regarding...More
This is a hidden gem in Brooklyn. You enter it as you would a real subway. You have to pay at the booth to get in. There are a selection of turnstiles going way back to the originals.
They have the whole potted history of...More
This museum is a little transit gem. We loved walking through it and understanding the inner workings of the transit of New York City. Fascinating!!
DONT FORGET DOWNSTAIRS!! We took too long roaming along the top floor, not knowing there was a second floor until...More
My children always enjoyed this museum. You will see and get to get on buses and trains from the past. There are so many models to get in it is a lot of fun. You also learn how the train system operates.
A little out of the way (at least if you're staying in Midtown like we were, but I had made plans to see this place and we weren't disappointed. Lots of old train cars and other displays. We pretty much had the place to ourselves...More