SAC Event: The New York Transit Museum
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21st — Guided tour, Bus and Lunch
Bus leaves Village Hall at 9:30 AM
Founded in 1976, the New York Transit Museum is dedicated to telling and preserving the stories of mass transportation: extraordinary engineering feats, workers who labored in the tunnels over 100 years ago, communities that were drastically transformed, and the ever-evolving technology, design, and ridership of a system that runs 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Housed underground in an authentic 1936 subway station in Downtown Brooklyn, the Transit Museum’s working platform level spans a full city block, and is home to a rotating selection of twenty vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1907. Visitors can board the vintage cars, sit at the wheel of a city bus, step through a time tunnel of turnstiles, and explore changing exhibits that highlight the cultural, social and technological history – and future – of mass transit. Lunch following at Brooklyn’s famous Junior’s.
Cost for Bus, Guided Tour, and Lunch:
$65 Residents/$75 Non-residents