Museum of Moving Image, Queens

Expectation is the root of all heartache, but what is it when something is much more than you expect? Wonderful, and the Museum of Moving Image [36-01 35th Ave, New York, NY 11106] is just that. Simply upon walking in the first exhibit was about how cats took over the internet.

museum_of_moving_image_queensYes, this was going to be a good visit. Exhibits rotate frequently, so you never know what you’re going to see. The museum is dedicated to the art, history, technique, and technology of media, it speaks to all different age levels and interests. Beginning at nineteenth century moving picture museums to

museum_of_moving_image_queens_8video games (some of which I could actually play!!)

museum_of_moving_image_queens_9and everything in between related to media.

museum_of_moving_image_queens_4Exhibits are eclectic, interactive, and attention-grabbing. I found masks from some of my favorite movie characters,

museum_of_moving_image_2and some really great old school merchandise.

museum_of_moving_image_6My favorite thing of all must have been the theater,  a work of art which I loved exploring. museum_of_moving_image_9 I wish I was there for a screening! Some other time. Tip: check out their offers and discounts, there are many instances where you can enter the museum for free!

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