The Power of Five: MoMath celebrated guest number 555,555

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The National Museum of Mathematics reaches over 5 million visitors to its location in Flatiron.

Photo Left to right, back: Hazel Tishcoff, Zachary Amir, Efrem Fisher. Middle: Jonah Fisher, Natalie Amir. Front: Micah Fisher.

The Power of Five: MoMath, the National Museum of Mathematics, recently celebrated guest number 555,555. Efrem Fisher (38), from Brooklyn visited MoMath with his family on Tuesday, September 6 in the early afternoon and was immediately greeted by the Museum staff to mark the historic occasion. MoMath showered Mr. Fisher and his family with five special gifts from Additions, the MoMath gift shop, free admission to MoMath for the next five months, plus a MoMath tee shirt.

Tuesday marked the first time that Mr. Fisher and his family visited MoMath and coincidentally, Fisher comes from a math family. His father is a math professor at Northwestern University and his mother is an award-winning PhD who is an advocate of women and minorities in mathematics.

About the National Museum of Mathematics
The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) strives to enhance public understanding and perception of mathematics in daily life. Since it opened in December 2012, more than 500,000 New Yorkers and visitors from around the world have come to the Museum. Another 500,000 have experienced MoMath exhibitions and content in seven countries, including the United States, Singapore, Brazil, Germany, Russia, Spain, and Sweden.

The only math museum in North America, MoMath fulfills an incredible demand for hands-on math programming, creating a space where those who are math-challenged – as well as math enthusiasts of all backgrounds and levels of understanding – can revel in their own personal realm of the infinite world of mathematics through more than 37 state-of-the-art interactive exhibits. MoMath was awarded the bronze 2013 MUSE Award for Education and Outreach by the American Alliance of Museums.

Location:
MoMath is located at 11 E. 26th on the north side of popular Madison Square Park in Manhattan.

Hours:
Open seven days a week, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, visit momath.org.

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