Cycling in the City: A 200-Year History

Cycling in the City traces the bike’s transformation of urban transportation and leisure and explores the extraordinary diversity of cycling cultures in the city, past and present. The exhibition reveals the complex, creative, and often contentious relationship between New York and the bicycle, while underscoring the importance of cycling as the city confronts climate change, energy scarcity, and population growth in the years to come.


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New York At Its Core

Permanent exhibition

Framed around the key themes of money, density, diversity, and creativity, New York City’s history and future come alive in this first-of-its-kind exhibition, through the stories of innovation,...

A City for Corduroy

Temporary exhibition at Museum of the City of New York until 22.06.2019

The adventures of Corduroy, the stuffed bear in green overalls, have been delighting children and adults for half a century—ever since Don Freeman’s children’s classic was published in 1968. But few...

In the Dugout with Jackie Robinson: An Intimate Portrait of a Baseball Legend

Temporary exhibition at Museum of the City of New York until 14.09.2019

In 1947 Jackie Robinson made history when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and became the first African American in Major League Baseball. In honor of the centennial of Robinson’s birth, In the...

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