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Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

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NoMad, New York
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  • Brittany
    "Ask questions and enjoy the experiences!"(3 Tips)
    Gothamist
    "... ride on trikes with square wheels; take a boat ride over funky shapes; play..."(2 Tips)
    Onur A.
    "I'm a math teacher :) and Fun museum!"(2 Tips)
    Ian L.
    "creators bias towards algebraic geometry."(2 Tips)
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  • Tatyana F.
    Tatyana FisherOctober 11, 2013
    This is by far the most underwhelming museum in NYC. If you are looking for an expensive indoor playground, try the Children's Museum of Manhattan. A lot more exhibits and a much friendlier staff.
    Upvoted Aug 18
  • Nastassiya P.
    Nastassiya PalikarpavaAugust 11, 2013
    Enjoyed idea of interactive experience, definitely visually and mind stimulating process. Not everything that is on displayed is available over the counter. Staff is pleasant and positive.
  • Angel Hana A.
    Angel Hana A.December 17, 2012
    The National Museum of Mathematics (MOMATH) opened. The new MOMATH is located at 11 East 26th Street. After December 16th, the Museum will be open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 7 days a week. Read more
  • Tim D.
    Tim DengJuly 19
    Check out String Product! Lots of exhibits for both children and adults.
    Upvoted Jul 19
  • Gothamist
    GothamistJanuary 25, 2017
    Visitors can ride on trikes with square wheels; take a boat ride over funky shapes; play with robots, and make their own tessellation tiles. Read more
  • D F.
    D FFebruary 12, 2015
    terrific small museum which would challenge both kids and adults. Entrance price is somewhat steep but guarantee you will really enjoy it.
  • Mischa
    MischaJanuary 25, 2015
    It's fun, but there are many thing that are not working, and it is a pretty brand new museum. Pay attention to the guides those guys seem to enjoy what they do.
  • Compass
    CompassMay 16, 2014
    Visit the Museum of Math for more than an algebra class. Exhibits are geared towards younger kids but are fun for all ages.
  • Scott S.
    Scott StilsonMay 27, 2017
    Take advantage of the ASTC Travel Passport program to gain free admission for two adults and up to four children under the age of 18 in the same family residing in the same household.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HansenNovember 30, 2013
    I don't agree with the negative comments. My 3 kids were very engaged by the exhibits and ended up asking me a lot of questions about math. Definitely stimulated their minds.
  • Lisa G.
    Lisa GanskyJune 20, 2013
    Make sure to bring plenty of hand sanitizer for you & your group! They should install some dispensers IMO!
  • Joe D.
    Joe DiazJanuary 2, 2013
    Very cool exhibits and decent explanations from the museum staff. However, go early on a school day to avoid longer lines of screaming kids.
  • Mickey M.
    Mickey MaleyFebruary 8, 2014
    Take a ride on the square wheeled tricycle and test your abilities at the enigma cafe.
  • Dan S.
    Dan SohaydaAugust 13
    Unique museum that uses math in many cool exhibits. Don't spend all your time exploring just the upstairs; there are some really cool things downstairs too.
  • Michelle
    MichelleDecember 10, 2013
    The downstairs is the best part and don't forget to bring your patience. Some of the puzzles are hard!!
  • Michelle F.
    Michelle FitzpatrickMarch 27, 2014
    Great for math lovers but a lot of exhibits weren't working. I wouldn't call it a museum as much as two floors of interaction. There was no history there
  • Ian L.
    Ian LangmoreNovember 9, 2014
    Despite what some posts say, there is real math at MoMath. It's just more in the form of geometric puzzles...which reflects the creators bias towards algebraic geometry.
  • Maryanne
    MaryanneFebruary 19, 2016
    Something for all ages and inspires interest in math! Check out the games at the bookshop
  • Onur A.
    Onur AvcıDecember 19, 2014
    I'm a math teacher :) and Fun museum! Ask questions and enjoy the experiences! Math is fun!
  • Emil H.
    Emil HNovember 26, 2015
    Downstairs area gets busy, arrive just after opening and it's a lot less hectic.
  • Brittany
    BrittanyMay 5, 2013
    Fun museum! Ask questions and enjoy the experiences! Math is fun!
  • Jennifer Y.
    Jennifer YounJuly 7, 2013
    This place is a total gem! All the exhibits turn into rides or activities!!
  • Jacob F.
    Jacob FordDecember 15, 2012
    Open the left door. Make a subtle stand for tau.
  • Pit P.
    Pit PitocaOctober 21, 2015
    Nice to hang and think a lot, great for engineers and mathematicians
  • Andy G.
    Andy GarciaDecember 31, 2012
    It was a slightly disappointing experience. Many installations weren't working and several were not operating bc museum admin was short. For the price, it needs some work. Great idea, poor execution.
  • highwind
    highwindAugust 14, 2013
    Free admission for Bloomberg employees and up to 3 guests.
  • Gary T.
    Gary TorielloSeptember 3, 2014
    Some of the free Math Encounters presentations are interesting. Like "Movie Magic: Hollywoods Visual Effects"
  • John B.
    John BermanDecember 26, 2012
    Noble idea, mediocre execution. Space is too small. Too many exhibits not working yet. Disorganized, w/no eduqcational narrative. Poorly written kiosks. It just opened, so I'd hope it gets better.
  • Ms H.
    Ms HeleneSeptember 24, 2015
    Good for kids, less so for adults.
  • Bruce M. F.
    Bruce M. FosterAugust 30, 2013
    Get there late? Sit and access the WiFi.
  • Graham S.
    Graham SienerMarch 19, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    Fun exhibits but half of them are usually broken.
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MyerSeptember 13, 2013
    Amazing!!! great for all ages
  • Chris R.
    Chris RobertsOctober 21, 2017
    Good for families and school groups.
  • Bradford B.
    Bradford BuonaseraFebruary 18, 2014
    Mia had a great time. We are now members.
  • Ilya K.
    Ilya KorolevDecember 17, 2012
    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/14/arts/design/museum-of-mathematics-at-madison-square-park.html?_r=0
  • Pete J.
    Pete JelliffeMarch 24, 2013
    Most things here are broken.
  • Rachel F.
    Rachel FangSeptember 24, 2016
    Was fun but probably not worth the entry. I was expecting to learn more but didn't.
  • Alex G.
    Alex GodinDecember 25, 2012
    Pretty lame. Lots of screaming children. Very few actually interesting mathematical exhibits/installations.
  • Chris
    ChrisDecember 16, 2013
    Not worth the price, especially for adults. Many of the interactive exhibits are out of order or missing pieces, etc.
  • Josh N.
    Josh NeufeldMarch 1, 2015
    Math? Museum? This place should be called the STEM Playroom!
  • Eric H.
    Eric HodelJune 21, 2015
    Penrose tiles!
  • Sofia B.
    Sofia BurtonDecember 31, 2017
    This is a dream. Even people who don't like math like this place.
  • Barbara B.
    Barbara BilodeauJanuary 19, 2013
    More of a kids playground than a museum
  • JC M.
    JC Martinez-SifreFebruary 7, 2015
    no detail was left untouched by Platonic forms
  • Christine B.
    Christine BerriosJanuary 5, 2016
    Great place to take kids.
  • Ada D.
    Fun, interactive
  • Rebecca S.
    Rebecca SmithJune 10, 2013
    Really needs some benches for grandparents to sit while the kids explore.
  • Arnaud V.
    Arnaud VallatJanuary 6
    Worst experience ever. Nothing is working. Employees are not even enjoying what they are doing. Way too expensive for what it is.
  • Luciefer
    LucieferNovember 9, 2014
    It was like a lame version of the Exploratorium. Didn't bother to pay to see the rest of it.
  • Sharla S.
    Sharla SJanuary 10, 2013
    Half the exhibits were broken but still $16 entry fee. Sucks. Wait a few months!
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