Welcome to the National Museum of Mathematics

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).

Please note MoMath closes early the first Wednesday of each month, at 2:30 pm.

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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:
March 26 — Volumes, the MoMath book club: The Shape of a Life by Shing-Tung Yau and Steve Nadis
March 29 — Family Fridays at MoMath presented by Two Sigma: “Mission Impossible” with Zvezdelina Stankova
March 30 — GeoGebra Day!

Click here for more upcoming events.

MoMath’s popular MoMathlon middle school math tournaments are back!
Every spring, MoMath provides students the opportunity to compete in unique middle school math tournaments, and this year’s competitions are coming up soon.  For dates and locations of regional tournaments, and to register, visit momathlon.momath.org.


The Clintons

Bill and Hillary Clinton, shown with
Executive Director Cindy Lawrence, are fans of MoMath!


Award-winning Museum!

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.

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.


Reinvent math class with Expansions, MoMath’s after-school program for gifted students.  Learn more and apply now for admission to the Spring 2019 semester.  Trial classes will be held in December and January.

Take a field trip to MoMath!

Registration for the 2018-2019 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.