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Subway Smarts: Safety

  • Nov. 15, 2104, 1:30pm
  • New York Transit Museum
  • Boerum Pl. at Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn Heights
  • All Ages
  • $7 adults; $5 children 2-17.

Ever wondered about the people who work underground, helping to keep our subways safe? Learn about these different subway jobs on a fun, interactive tour. Kids will be able to handle artifacts, explore special areas of the subway platform, and make a badge for the subway job they'd most like to have.

About New York Transit Museum

Boerum Pl. at Schermerhorn St.

Brooklyn Heights, NY


  • Standard hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm; Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: No
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: No
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Family bathroom: Yes

  • TheĀ 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 explores the development of the greater New York metropolitan region through the presentation of exhibitions, tours, educational programs, and workshops dealing with the cultural, social, and technological history of public transportation. Since its inception nearly 40 years ago, the Museum, housed in a historic 1936 IND subway station in Downtown Brooklyn, has grown in scope and popularity. As custodian and interpreter of the region's extensive public transportation networks, the Museum strives to share, through its public programs, this rich and vibrant history with local, regional, and international audiences.

  • Party room: Yes

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