Welcome to the National Museum of Mathematics

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) 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!) Given its mission to change perceptions of mathematics, MoMath is especially valuable for 4th through 8th graders.

Award-winning Museum!

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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

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.

John Urschel visited MoMath! urschelvideo.momath.org


Find detailed directions and parking information here.

Visit the Museum

Upcoming Events

Learn more about exciting events happening at the Museum soon!

Up next: February 17 — Quadrivium featuring Marcus Miller
February 19 through 23 — Explorations: Winter 2018
February 24 — Equilibrium, an adult evening of mathematical games

Later this month: February 27 — MoMath Masters benefit tournament


The Clintons

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


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.


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 2017-2018 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.