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Museum of Sex

(212) 689-6337
233 5th Ave
New York, NY 10016
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The mission of the Museum of Sex is to preserve and present the history, evolution, and cultural significance of human sexuality. In its exhibitions, programs and publications, The Museum of Sex is committed to open discourse and exchange, and to bringing to the public the best in current scholarship.

The Museum's exhibition schedule changes frequently, and we encourage you to visit their website for up-to-date information.

Aside from frequent exhibitions, the Museum is home to the Ralph Whittington Collection. Ralph Whittington, who recently retired as a curator at the Library of Congress after 38 years of service, was a major force in acquiring and documenting pornography since the 1970s. Since picking up a pocket-size magazine on a second-grade school trip to Baltimore, he has known of his interest in the subject, and 'came out' as a collector about twenty years ago. His collection, which includes more than four hundred 8-millimeter films, 700 videos, 1,500 magazines, 100 books, and artifacts such as blow-up dolls and bawdy house coins, has been recently acquired by the Museum of Sex.
Now Showing
Spotlight On The Permanent Collection
April 18, Friday, 11:00PM

Action: Sex And The Moving Image
April 19, Saturday, 11:00AM

Sex Lives Of Animals
April 19, Saturday, 11:00AM

F**k Art
April 19, Saturday, 11:00AM

Spotlight On The Permanent Collection
April 19, Saturday, 11:00PM


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$17.50 - Adults (18+)
$15.25 - Students and Seniors (with valid ID)
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Telephone: (212) 689-6337
Address: 233 5th Ave
New York NY 10016
Cross Streets East 27th Street
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  • to 28th St -- 0.1
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Sun–Thu: 10:00am–8:00pm
Fri-Sat: 10:00am–9:00pm

Recommended for mature audiences only.