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Museum of Chinese in America

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Founded in 1980, the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States. The greatly expanded MOCA at 215 Centre...more
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215 Centre St, New York City, NY 10013-3601
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to a workshop called "Debunking Myths about the Chinese Railroad Workers". I abosolutely LOVED it!

1  Thank Kathia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the people there were helpful but the exhibits were limited due to the size of the small museum i expected more exhibits. Chinese culture has a wonderful and rich history. hopefully one day they can expand and show more of their treasures

Thank cautioustourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited MOCA on a Friday afternoon and had a wonderful time walking through the museum with a tour guide. The museum is very detailed, each of the exhibits organized in a way that was easy to follow and understand. The aritifacts were incredible to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great small museum with great information on the Chinese story in American History. Well worth the $10 dollars. In Chinatown with great stuff all around. Field trip for teachers.

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The source for Chinese America is here. Learn what life is like for the majority of residents here, and see some people you know. There is even a Chinese New Year lion.

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Reviewed 19 August 2018

I came into the Museum close to closing time so I wasn't able to sit and read as much as I would have liked. That being said, everything I did read was very interesting and all the exhibits held my attention. I would say spend...More

1  Thank TheScarletRose
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a small museum, but powerful in telling the story of the Chinese in America. its depiction of the exclusion, racism, and ghettoization of the Chinese. It also completes the story with some recent Chinese of note. It is a small museum, and the...More

1  Thank L9393NIrobertm
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The Museum of Chinese in America is an experience I will not forget soon. The permanent exhibit takes you through the history of the Chinese people and influence in America. It is both illuminating and frustrating in showing the racism and xenophobia Chinese people faced...More

1  Thank chadstanton
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Wasn't expecting much but the content was so engaging. It was fascinated learning about important figures who I didn't even know were Chinese. Really eye-opening experience. The staff were so nice, too.

Thank Shirley Z
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I had no idea what the history of Chinese in America looked like. This museum was insightful and eye opening because not only did I learn about an unspoken, important aspect of American history I was never taught in school — I also learned about...More

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