National Museum of Mathematics, New York City

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  • August 13, 2017
    Two floors loaded with STEM activities. Some things were able to demonstrate how we use math in daily life. Went with a 5 year old and 17 year old. The target audience is likely between these ages, bu...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    This is a small but math fun interactive museum. If your child likes math, this is a great place to go. It is two floors and there is something for every age group starting around age 5. My teenage da...  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    Easy to get to, you can visit in an hour or half a day: it depends on how much you want to understand what is behind every game. Tickets can be purchased at vending machines or at the shop. The Museum has two floors and has various areas dedicated to games that children can only be funny or raise questions. As you enter you find yourself in front of the "famous" (see examination of maturity of 2017) bicycle with square wheels. All other areas allow you to play and also to understand why, even though sometimes it's about higher mathematics. Also of interest is the small shop, especially for books.
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  • July 9, 2017
    One of The Best Hands-On Museums for Kids (and parents)!!! We've recently went to several museums from DC to NYC where it was very restrictive. Needless to say it was refreshing to come to this museum where my kids got to touch and interact with everything. I highly highly recommend this museum to any parents wanting something safe and that is educational. An added bonus- there's a playground across the street in the park.
  • June 24, 2017
    A small Mathematical museum full of "physics, technology and geometry" in an environment the engineering and mathmatical brain adores. "It was awesome" says my 9 year old boy who loves math. It took 2 hours and I would suggest trying to go right at opening because dieing summer break this place filled up quickly. It is 2 floors of experiments, hands on problem solving and many mathematical solutions.
  • June 3, 2017
    We had a great time! The staff were very helpful and friendly. The location is easy to miss, and the space can only handle a few school groups at a time - which means it gets very crowded very quickly. But a good place to take the kids for a few hours of hands on fun!
  • April 24, 2017
    I requested and received a full refund because of the terrible experience. Kiosks to purchase tickets were broken, no sign saying they were down, no one came to help us. Not enough explanation for the stations that were working. Even staff said activities lacked clear instructions and objectives. Do not donate your time or money to this badly run museum. Even after I asked to speak to a director, no responsible adult appeared. The price of admission exceeded the amount of fun to be had. Don't waste your time.
  • July 3, 2017
    A large amount of the exhibits we're broken when I visited. Many of the exhibits we're giant sized versions of table games/puzzels that utilize math concepts. When everything is working it is probably a good place to take kids, but as an adult it was not super interesting. If everything was working 100% I'd probably give it 3 stars for adults.

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