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National Museum of Mathematics

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A great interactive experience

We totally enjoyed our visit to this museum. It offered a great insight into scientific concepts... read more

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TravelWithMe09
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Melbourne, Australia
Lots of interactive exhibits & in-depth touch screens teaching basic math skills

Visited this National Museum of Mathematics, which is similar to other kid-friendly science museums... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Acton, United States
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Reviewed yesterday

We totally enjoyed our visit to this museum. It offered a great insight into scientific concepts as well as providing good spatial awareness. Suitable for young kids right through to 13 years old. We stayed just over 2 hours but would have liked to stay...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this National Museum of Mathematics, which is similar to other kid-friendly science museums and which specializes in mathematics concepts. Two floors offer some basic hands-on interactive exhibits on math concepts children would encounter in grade school. Most of these exhibits are pretty good, although...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family had a great time at this interactive Museum. It was so cute - and as the girls said, it made Math so much fun. You don’t realize that you are doing math while you are having such a great time.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent about 3h here. It was very interesting. Very hands-on. But to get the full experience, once must either spend more time, or visit often. It's a nice off-beat thing to do in NYC. Hardly crowded compared to the Met or MoMa.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Good for children with some fun, interactive areas for adults. Quite small but makes a nice change from arty museums.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lovehols4
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Very hands on. My son (age 24) really enjoyed it as hes into this. Plenty to do and use your brain cells.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Its a 2 level museum right by Madison Park. Ground floor and a basement. Quite a few interesting exhibits - colourful and thought provoking. Most suitable for children, although adults will learn too. The exhibits are interactive and there is no particular order to them......More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is a fantastic hands on, interactive museum with challenges and puzzles appropriate for everyone! There are so many exhibitions and an enormous range of topics are covered. I was there with my Mum who was in a mobility scooter (the place is fully accessible...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RavenousReader
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Went with our 8 year old son and 4 year old daughter. Although not all the displays are directly related to math, they are explorative, creative and fun. Highly recommended, especially for ages 6 to 11. Although anyone can enjoy it. If you ome in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This was definitely one of the highlights of our New York trip. Highly interactive and great for adults and kids. You don’t have to know theoretical math to go and play!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Coachpete34
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We took a Lyft from our hotel, so as to avoid the craziness of driving in NYC!
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I paid the senior fee which I think was about $10. and well worth it. Really fun for everyone and the staff are very sweet and helpful.
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29 October 2017|
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It really depends on how much you want to engage with the exhibits. Each area can be explored in depth, if you want to understand the mathematics underlying the exhibit. If you really explored everything, it could take days... More
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