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American Museum of the Moving Image
35th Avenue @ 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106
The nations's largest and most comprehensive holdings of moving image artifacts. Over 83,000 items, ranging from an 1835 Thaumatrope, an optical toy utilizing the perceptual phenomenon of visual persistence, to the anchor desk used on NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw from 1992 to 1999.

Access: Tues-Fri: Noon-5. Sat & Sun: 11am-6. Evening screenings: Sat & Sun 6:30. Groups by appointment: Tues-Fri 9am-1pm.
Fees: Adults $8.50; Seniors, students w/ ID $5.50; Members, children under 5 Free.
Phone: 718-784-4520
Email: info@ammi.org
Notes: Wheelchair accessible.
URL: http://www.ammi.org
Category: Museum Collections
Subject: Cultural Production , Education , Technology & Engineering
Time Period: 20th Century to WW2 , 20th Century to WW2 , 19th Century since Civil War


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