Welcome to the National Museum of Mathematics

Mathematics illuminates the patterns and structures all around us. Our dynamic exhibits, gallery, and programs will stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of mathematics. MoMath has innovative exhibits that will engage folks from 105 to 5 years old (and sometimes younger), but with a special emphasis on activities for 4th through 8th graders.

The Museum is located at 11 East 26th Street in Manhattan and is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week, 364 days a year (MoMath is closed on Thanksgiving Day).

Directions

Find detailed directions and parking information here.

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Upcoming Events

Learn more about exciting events happening at the Museum soon!

Up next: April 27 — Volumes, the MoMath book club: Einstein’s Dreams with author Alan Lightman
April 29 — Equilibrium, an adult evening of mathematical games at MoMath
May 3 — Math Encounters: “Vital Math: How mathematicians changed the world” with Chris Budd

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Jeremy Irons

“It’s good to be in this hive of mathematics.”
– Jeremy Irons on his visit to MoMath, shown with his dog Smudge and executive director Cindy Lawrence

Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons recently played G.H. Hardy in The Man Who Knew Infinity, a new film about Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. Hardy recognized Ramanujan’s brilliance in the early 20th century and mentored Ramanujan as he became a world renowned mathematician while enduring much personal trauma.

Weekend programs for families

Take a tour with MoMath’s new Derivatives tour program, or join one of MoMath’s specially-trained educators in Explorations, a hands-on classroom experience to discover the wonder of mathematics. Don’t miss your chance to see math in a whole new light, only at MoMath.

Beautiful Math

See what mathematicians think is beautiful about mathematics. Now featuring Stephen Wolfram!

Varsity Math

You’ve been recruited!  MoMath and The Wall Street Journal are pleased to present Varsity Math, a weekly math challenge featuring two new puzzles a week.

Expansions

Reinvent math class with Expansions, MoMath’s after-school program for gifted students.

Summer groups at MoMath

Bring your school, camp, or other group to MoMath this summer and experience one of MoMath’s hands-on, educator-led sessions!

Take a field trip to MoMath!

Registration for the 2016-2017 school year is open. Click here to learn more and book your field trips and group visits today.

Teachers: bring exciting math exhibits to your school

Visit mm2go.org to learn more about Math Midway 2 Go!

Birthday parties and more at MoMath

Host a one-of-a-kind party for your child (or yourself) at MoMath!

Shop Additions online

Shop at Additions and help support the nation’s only Museum of Mathematics.

Astronaut Eileen Collins talks about math

Watch Eileen Collins talk about the importance of math education!

Voted Best of NY by New York Magazine

MoMath tops the 2013 list of museums for kids!

Named New York State’s Top Museum Worth Traveling For

FlipKey by TripAdvisor recommended MoMath as one of the country’s 50 most fascinating museums!

Watch CBS News‘s Sunday morning coverage of MoMath

CBS News‘s Mo Rocca explores MoMath in this television feature!

Become part of the MoMath team

MoMath is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join its efforts to create North America’s only cultural institution devoted to mathematics. See current listings.

 
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