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Welcome to the National Museum of Mathematics!

MoMath, the National Museum of Mathematics, is an award-winning museum that highlights the role of mathematics in illuminating the patterns and structures all around us.  Its dynamic exhibits, galleries, and programs are designed to stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of mathematics.  The Museum’s innovative exhibits will engage visitors of every age, from 1 to 100!

Visitors are strongly encouraged (but not required) to wear masks upon entry and while visiting the Museum.

In preparation for an expansion effort, we’ve moved!  MoMath on Fifth, a popup experience, is located at 225 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week, 364 days a year.  Purchase admission tickets at visit.momath.org or become a member at join.momath.org.

Check out events.momath.org for a listing of programming and events at MoMath.


 

A Note from MoMath

MoMath announces with sadness the passing of Jim Simons, a visionary whose leadership and generosity were instrumental in the creation of the National Museum of Mathematics.   MoMath is proud to honor Jim’s legacy by sharing the wonder, beauty, and critical importance of mathematics with people of all ages and backgrounds — from New York, around the nation, and worldwide.  His contributions were truly extraordinary.  Thank you, Jim.

Educational Programs and Services

  • MoMath field trips for K–12 school groups: Book your 2024–2025 field trip to MoMath today!  Choose from an array of in-Museum, online, and in-school options.  Learn more at fieldtrips.momath.org.
  • For senior citizens and mature adults: In MoMath’s 45-minute Senior Sessions, you will enjoy the discovery and challenges of these interactive activities led by MoMath’s education staff as you engage with a collegial cohort of mature minds.  Register at seniorsessions.momath.org.
  • Summer camp at MoMath: At Transformations, the summer program at MoMath, students in grades 1–9 will experience the richness of mathematics through interactive educator-led sessions and creative projects!  Enroll at summercamp.momath.org.
  • Reinvent math class with Expansions, MoMath’s gifted program: An after-school, in-person math program designed to engage and challenge NYC’s brightest math students, Expansions will inspire students in grades 1–9 and broaden their mathematical horizons.  Apply for admission at expansions.momath.org.
  • Broaden your horizons with Extensions, MoMath’s online math enrichment program: Offering once-a-month online sessions taught by MoMath’s expert education staff, Extensions is designed to challenge and inspire mathematically-precocious students in grades 6—12 across the country and around the world.  Register at extensions.momath.org.
  • Bring exciting math exhibits to your school: Request a visit from MoMath’s traveling exhibition Math Midway 2 Go (MM2GO), a suite of six interactive mathematics exhibits available for presentation at a wide variety of venues, including schools, community centers, science festivals, and libraries.  Experience how hands-on activities captivate and engage students, highlighting the wonder of mathematics.  Learn more at mm2go.org.

Mathematical Fun for Everyone

  • Book your child’s math-themed birthday parties (and more!) at MoMath: Host a one-of-a-kind party for your child (or yourself) at MoMath!  Learn more at birthdays.momath.org.
  • Sign up for one-on-one math tutoring: MoMath offers limited private tutoring for grades K–12 with certified educators who have extensive experience successfully teaching students online and in the classroom.  Whether your child needs assistance with homework or exam preparation, or they're eager to discover the beauty in mathematics beyond the curriculum, MoMath's instructors are ready to help.  For more information, please email tutoring@momath.org.

MoMath on TV

MoMath Fans

The Clintons
Bill and Hillary Clinton are fans of MoMath
Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos takes a ride on square wheels

Recognition and Awards

MoMath is pleased to have received the following recognition:

In the News

Groundbreaking Discoveries in Mathematics

Learn about the amazing discovery of the “einstein tile” known as the Hat and its close relative, the Spectre, a “chiral” aperiodic monotile. Both are the first-ever shapes that can tile the plane endlessly but only without ever quite repeating the pattern, discovered by math enthusiasts and researchers David Smith, Joseph Samuel Myers, Craig Kaplan, and MoMath’s very own Chaim Goodman-Strauss.  Read about these shapes and hear the stories behind each discovery!  Visit momath.org/the-hat and momath.org/spectre for articles, videos, and even a creative art competition inspired by these discoveries!

 

MoMath’s Math Outreach Seminar and Training (MOST) program

Check out this New York Times article, What Improv Can Do for Mathematicians, highlighting MoMath’s Math Outreach Seminar and Training (MOST) program.


The 2023 MOST program participants

The MOST program works with early career professionals in mathematics who identify as female and helps them strengthen their outreach skills as they share their math expertise in an engaging, easily accessible manner.  To learn more about MOST, visit momath.org/most.