The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is an award-winning museum that highlights the role of mathematics in illuminating the patterns and structures all around us. Its dynamic exhibits, gallery, and programs are designed to stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of mathematics. The Museum’s innovative exhibits will engage folks from 105- to 5-years-old — and even younger!
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).
Special note: MoMath closes early the first Wednesday of every month, at 2:30 pm.
Find detailed directions and parking information here.
Learn more about exciting events happening at the Museum soon!
October 18 – Volumes, the MoMath book club: HELLO WORLD: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms by Hannah Fry
October 19 – “Math with Bad Drawings: The Unlikely Friendship of Math and Science,” with Ben Orlin
October 20 – Equilibrium, an adult evening of mathematical games, with special guest Ben Orlin
October 21 – “Catch that Ghost,” a MoMath puzzle hunt throughout midtown Manhattan, made especially for families
Click here for more upcoming events.
Bill and Hillary Clinton, shown with
Executive Director Cindy Lawrence, are fans of MoMath!
The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) is pleased to have been recognized with the following awards:
- 2016 Communications Award for Public Outreach from the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics
- Most Fascinating Museum in New York State worth traveling for (TripAdvisor vacation rental site, 2015)
- Best Museum for Kids by New York Magazine (2013)
- 2013 MUSE Award for Education and Outreach (bronze) from the American Alliance of Museums
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.
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.
Reinvent math class with Expansions, MoMath’s after-school program for gifted students.
Registration for the 2018-2019 school year is open. Click here to learn more and book your field trips and group visits today.
Visit mm2go.org to learn more about Math Midway 2 Go!
Host a one-of-a-kind party for your child (or yourself) at MoMath!
Shop at Additions and help support the nation’s only Museum of Mathematics.
Watch Eileen Collins talk about the importance of math education!
MoMath tops the 2013 list of museums for kids!
FlipKey by TripAdvisor recommended MoMath as one of the country’s 50 most fascinating museums!
CBS News’s Mo Rocca explores MoMath in this television feature!
MoMath is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join its efforts to create North America’s only cultural institution devoted to mathematics. See current listings.