New York, New York: Mmuseumm: Smallest Museum in NYC

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Address:
4 Cortlandt Alley, New York, NY
Directions:
Downtown. On the west side of Cortlandt Alley, just north of Franklin St. Cortlandt Alley is midway between Broadway and Lafayette St. By subway: Take the N or R to Canal Street. At intersection of Canal and Broadway walk south three blocks on Broadway to White Street. Make a left on White Street. Cortlandt Alley cuts into the middle of the block on your right. Walk down the alley. Museum is near the end of the block on the right side.
Hours:
Th-F 6-9 pm, Sa-Su noon-6. Exhibits can be viewed 24/7 through the windows. Phone tour also 24/7. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
888-763-8839
Admission:
Donation $5.
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The Museum.

Mmuseumm: Smallest Museum in NYC

A former elevator shaft converted into the smallest museum in New York City. Itty-bitty, but fully satisfying; has shoe thrown at George Bush in Iraq. Mmuseumm 2 opened next door in 2015, recreating the real closet of a woman who wore only white.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [02/26/2013]

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Mmuseumm: Smallest Museum in NYC.

Mmuseumm: Smallest Museum in NYC

Display changes each year, with images reflecting the year in history. Some are very powerful -- especially receipts from prisoners' last meal requests on death. row

[Jennifer Kefer, 06/13/2021]

Museum in closed state.

Mmuseumm: Smallest Museum in NYC

The Mmuseumm was very hard to find because it was closed on the day I was there. I walked right past it twice because the addresses are not marked clearly on any of the doorways. I finally saw some people in another doorway and they showed me where it was. I took photos to show what to look for if it is closed.

[signmanjoe, 01/06/2018]

Even when the museum is closed, it has slots in its doors that allow people outside to see the illuminated exhibits within.

Museum: Smallest Museum in NYC

When I visited today ( 12 jan 2014), the docent told me that this was their last open date of the season. So maybe be prepared to view it only through the window.

[J.A., 01/13/2014]

Toothpaste.

Museum: Smallest Museum in NYC

Tubes of toothpaste are part of the current compact exhibit at New York's smallest museum.

[KentuckYeti, 04/22/2013]
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