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Museum of the Moving Image

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Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm - Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm

Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street
Astoria, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$15/ages 18+, $11/students & seniors, $9 ages 3-17

Explore film, TV and video games from nineteenth century optical toys to the latest in digital art with lots of hand-on exhibits in a spacious, modern building.

* The hands-on core exhibition Behind the Screen features over 1,400 artifacts including early cameras, a real Chewbacca mask from the Star Wars films, footage of silent adventure classic The Great Train Robbery as well as chances to make stop-motion animations, add sound effects and music to famous movie scenes, and star in a personalized flipbook.

* Visit Miss Piggy, Elmo and other favorites in Jim Henson’s World. See 47 puppets, character sketches, storyboards, scripts, photographs, and iconic costumes plus film and television clips and behind-the-scenes footage. See continuous screenings of old Muppet Shows and more inside Red Groom’s whimsical Tut’s Fever Movie Palace.

* Feature screenings in a gorgeous, raked-seats theater must be purchased separately. Look out for family friendly classics from the Muppets to Studio Ghibli.

See our complete guide to the Museum of the Moving Image.

Thursday 2-6 pm
Friday 2–8 pm
Saturday–Sunday 12–6 pm

Museum of the Moving Image Free Hours

Enjoy free admission to the fun museum with film, TV and video games from nineteenth century optical toys to the latest in digital art with lots of hand-on exhibits in a spacious, modern building.

* The hands-on core exhibition Behind the Screen features over 1,400 artifacts including early cameras, a real Chewbacca mask from the…

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