If you are in New York and love movies and television, then you will love this all movie things museum. This museum has preserved more than 130, 000 artifacts, which 1,400 of them are currently in its permanent exhibition. They also present movie screenings and have remarkable changing exhibitions. Visiting help us have a unique appreciation experience of the art and history of the movie image industry.
This is one of my favorite museums because I was amazed by their artifacts collection. Every step you give you will notice a familiar object that belonged to a movie you enjoyed. They have many costumes, props, scripts, old cameras, etc. There is also a section for arcade games lovers, and various interactive areas like animation making or the one where you can add sounds or your voice to a movie scene.
You will learn about the progression of technology in the industry, about make up effects, screenplay, live show transmissions, etc. After visiting you will probably appreciate even more the hard work of all the aspects and steps of a film production.
Admission is only $12 dls per adult but you can take advantage of the Free Friday Nights from 4-8 p.m. It is located in Astoria, Queens and you can take the R Train to Stainway St. or the N/Q towards Astoria and get off on 36th Avenue. After that it is just a short walk, and it is next to the Kaufman Astoria Studios.
There is a lot to explore and it might take you from 2-3 hrs. Visit their website for calendar of events or movie exhibitions.