Coney Island Museum

1208 Surf Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11224

(718) 372-5159

History in Coney Island With a Pulse

For anyone who has ever wondered where is Coney Island’s place in history, there’s a museum located in Coney Island USA at 1208 Surf Avenue that’s just for you. Take a Brooklyn day trip worth writing home about to the Coney Island Museum (admission is $5 for Adults, $3 for Kids and Seniors), where you’ll find a permanent collection of kooky keepsakes and artifacts including funhouse mirrors, rare hold-to-light postcards and a 3D-printed scale model of Coney Island’s original Luna Park.  It’s an experience that’s fun for the entire family, and a great way to mix in a little culture and history in Coney Island’s amusement district.

Open Memorial Day through Labor Day, Wednesday through Sunday, 12pm to 7pm and weekends 12pm to 7pm the rest of the year, this one-of-a-kind museum is dedicated to shining a spotlight on the essential elements of the art and culture of historic Coney Island. On the list of memorable things to do in Brooklyn with friends, the Coney Island Museum serves up unique experiences including Saturday night special screening of documentaries, silent features and home movies presented by the Coney Island Film Society. For a deeper level of social commentary, check out The Darkside of Dreamland exhibit, providing an insightful looking into the neighborhoods urban community evoked through multi-media art forms including expressional painting, sculpturing, photograph, poetry, song and dance.

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