The Queens Museum, located within the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in the New York City Borough of Queens. It was founded in 1972, and its most famous exhibit is the renowned “Panorama of the City of New York.” A room-sized scale model depicting all five Boroughs as it was originally built for the 1964 New York World’s Fair. There are several artifacts from the two World’s fair hosted by the city, some of which are for display.
Queens Museum Price
The Queens Museum is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 A.M. to 5 P.M. The museum remains closed on July 4th, Thanksgiving, and Christmas day. The suggested admission fee is a contribution to the Museum. Adults $8, Seniors $4, Children 18 and under, students from New York Universities and Colleges, and employees from NYC Department of Education enter for free.
Queens Museum Panorama
The Panorama of the City of New York is the crown jewel of the Queens Museum. It receives thousands of visitors each year from all over the World. It was designed to be showcased at the New York World’s Fair in 1964, highlighting the City’s infrastructure.
Queens Museum Events
The events hosted by the Queens Museum is a clear representation of the culturally-rich society in which the museum resides. Some of the famous events are the Watercolor Landscape Painting Workshop, and How to Tell Your Story, a writer’s workshop. For the complete catalog of events visit the official website.
Queens Museum Jobs
The Queens Museum is currently holding several employment opportunities, as well as a Fellowship and Internship program. Job positions are available in full-time: Exhibitions Production Manager; and part-time: Summer Camp Assistance, Summer Youth Programs, Visitor Experience Agent, and Temporary Preparators.
Queens Museum of Science
The New York Hall of Science is a museum located within the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in Queens NY. It operates in one of the few standing buildings from the New York World’s Fair. It is one of the last remaining full science exhibition museums in the Country with an amazing educational program.
Queens Museum Weddings
The Queens Museum is the perfect venue to host a wide variety of events, such as Corporate Events, Charity Galas, and of course Weddings. The event room offers an amazing view of the World-famous Unisphere. It is truly an elegant location to host weddings. To rent the space, visit the website and fill out the form. (https://queensmuseum.org/space-rental/weddings)
Queens Museum Parking
The Queens Museum does offer free parking, however, space is limited. The Museum encourages the use of public transportation to their visitors. Over at Citi Field, there is parking available, at $5 for every two hours, and a 20 minute walk between the lot and the museum.
Lego Queens Museum
As part of the Queens Museum complex, the New York Hall of Science is proud to host the Brick Fest Live. A one of kind experience where children and adults alike immerse themselves in the magical world of Lego bricks. The highlights of the event include massive Lego sculptures, hands-on activities, and Lego building projects.