The National Museum Of Mathematics (MoMATH) Celebrates National Grandparents Day

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Free Admission to the Museum on Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10 for Grandparents who Bring a Grandchild Along

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Free admission to the museum on Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10 for grandparents who bring a grandchild along.

Explorations – Workshop to stimulate brains, minds and bodies of older adults and designed for grandparents to enjoy together with their grandchildren to be held on Sunday, September 10

WHAT: The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) celebrates the special relationship of grandparent to grandchild in recognition of Grandparents’ Weekend – Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10. During this special weekend, any grandparent who brings a grandchild to the Museum is welcome to attend the Museum free of charge; each grandparent can bring up to two grandchildren free of charge.

In addition, on Sunday, September 10th MoMath will hold Explorations, a special educator-led session designed for grandparents to enjoy together with their grandchildren. Explorations sessions will include different puzzle activities, word play, and state-of-the art interactive exhibits to stimulate brains, minds, and in some cases, even the bodies of older adults. Advance registration is required; $8/person session fee. Space is limited. Registrants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please visit grandparents.momath.org

WHEN: Grandparents Weekend
Saturday, September 9 & Sunday, September 10, 10 am – 5 pm
MoMath’s Exploration Session
Sunday, September 10, 2 – 2:45 pm

WHO:    Cindy Lawrence, Executive Director, MoMath
Grandparents & grandchildren
Math enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds

WHERE: MoMath
11 East 26th Street
Manhattan

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, MoMath has reached more than one million New Yorkers and visitors from around the world.

The only math museum in North America, MoMath fulfills an incredible and critical demand for hands-on math programming, offering a space where those who are math-challenged, as well as math enthusiasts of all backgrounds and levels of understanding, enter and enjoy the infinite and beautiful world of mathematics through more than 37 unique state-of-the-art interactive exhibits.

In addition to MoMath’s home in New York City, Museum exhibitions and content are currently featured in Singapore, Brazil, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

MoMath was awarded the bronze 2013 MUSE Award for Education and Outreach by the American Alliance of Museums.

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

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

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