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New York Transit Museum Gallery & Store

Grand Central Terminal
Vanderbilt Ave. at 42nd St., 1st fl., New York, NY 10017 40.752106 -73.975558
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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Baby Goods, Children's Clothing, Cuff Links/Notions, Eyewear, Men's Hats, Watches, Women's Hats, etc.

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Official Website

transitmuseumstore.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm; Sat-Sun, 10am-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6, 7, S at Grand Central-42nd St.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Cuff Links/Notions
  • Eyewear
  • Men's Hats
  • Women's Hats
  • Watches

Children

  • Baby Goods
  • Children's Clothing

Clothing

  • Menswear
  • Womenswear

Profile

For those who don't want their commute to end, this cavernous below-ground store in Boerum Hill—there's also a satellite location in Grand Central Terminal—offers plenty of colorful, subway-themed goodies to bring home. The bulk of the collection is devoted to line-specific T-shirts, caps, mugs, and magnets—each plastered with the circular logo of a given route. But designs utilizing the iconic subway map are equally popular, making it possible to get directions by glancing at your mouse pad, oven mitt, or even vinyl shower curtain. Kids will relish the many (non-MTA) train toys and books, while adults may fancy the modest assortment of cuff links, bracelets, and keychains made with actual pre-MetroCard–era tokens. There are books for grown-ups, as well, describing the construction of Grand Central, the subway, and bus system, though the selection is pretty sparse.

Sales

Museum Members receive a 10% discount (excluding MetroCards and limited-edition merchandise.) Discounts are available only on purchases made at Transit Museum retail stores (not the website).

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