National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

11 E 26th St
Because of the challenges in predicting the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and in consultation with public health experts, city and state officials, the institution is closed until further notice. Click here for latest informat... more
Because of the challenges in predicting the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and in consultation with public health experts, city and state officials, the institution is closed until further notice. Click here for latest information form the NYC Dept of health. Mathematics illuminates the patterns that abound in our world. The National Museum of Mathematics strives to enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics. Its dynamic exhibits and programs will stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of mathematics. The museum’s activities will lead a broad and diverse audience to understand the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics. The National Museum of Mathematics began in response to the closing of a small museum of mathematics on Long Island, the Goudreau Museum. A group of interested parties (the “Working Group”) met in August 2008 to explore the creation of a new museum of mathematics — one that would go well beyond the Goudreau in both its scope and methodology. Led by Glen Whitney, the group quickly discovered that there was no museum of mathematics in the United States, and yet there was incredible dem... more

Because of the challenges in predicting the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and in consultation with public health experts, city and state officials, the institution is closed until further notice.

Click here for latest information form the NYC Dept of health.

Mathematics illuminates the patterns that abound in our world. The National Museum of Mathematics strives to enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics. Its dynamic exhibits and programs will stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of mathematics. The museum’s activities will lead a broad and diverse audience to understand the evolving, creative, human, and aesthetic nature of mathematics.

The National Museum of Mathematics began in response to the closing of a small museum of mathematics on Long Island, the Goudreau Museum. A group of interested parties (the “Working Group”) met in August 2008 to explore the creation of a new museum of mathematics — one that would go well beyond the Goudreau in both its scope and methodology. Led by Glen Whitney, the group quickly discovered that there was no museum of mathematics in the United States, and yet there was incredible demand for hands-on math programming.

Accomplishments to date include creating the popular Math Midway exhibition, which is currently touring museums throughout the United States; leading math tours in various U.S. cities; the Math Encounters presentation series; delivering programs for students, teachers, and the public to increase appreciation of mathematics; and raising over $22 million to date.


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11 E 26th St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 542-0566
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Admission And Tickets

$17 - Adult
$11 - Children, Seniors, Students

This Week's Hours

Daily: 10:00am-5:00pm

The Museum closes early the first Wednesday of every month, at 2:30 pm.

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