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Museum of Sex
Corner of 5th Avenue & 27th Street 233 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016
212-689-6337 ext. 115
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Stella Ansalone
Dress as you would to any museum, light and comfortabe
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Stella Ansalone
Public tranportation is your best bet. Don't recommened driving.
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Stella Ansalone
Tons of paces to eat and drink
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Natalie
Dress comfortable
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Natalie
Lots of place to eat
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Natalie
Take public transportation
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93 events
57 reviews
15 stars
attended Nov 21 2009

I was disappointed that one of my porn idols Vanessa del Rio was not featured. I did see the real doll and various toys.

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4 reviews
8 stars
attended Aug 22 2009

Highly recommended...quite educational and entertaining! Be sure to allow yourself at least 3-4 hours to absorb it all. I ran out of time and was a bit rushed but will return.

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3 reviews
3 stars
attended Feb 13 2010

I found this was an interesting place to go, especially on a weekend. There was great diversity in attendance and everyone had a different reaction, so the "people... continued

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Website

http://www.museumofsex.com/

Description

The mission of the Museum of Sex is to preserve and present the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality. With each new exhibition, the Museum of Sex is committed to addressing a wide range of topics, while simultaneously highlighting material and artifacts from different cultures, time periods and media. In a short time, the Museum has received attention from academic institutions, media outlets, and celebrities such as Howard Stern, Jay Leno and Chris Rock — positioning the Museum of Sex within the realm of academia and pop culture alike. In addition to changing exhibitions, the museum offers visitors a sampling from over 15,000 objects that form the museum’s permanent collection.

The museum is for mature audiences only. Photography is permitted.

About the Ticket Supplier: Museum of Sex

In the past six years the Museum of Sex has generated 14 exhibitions and 5 virtual installations, each in keeping with the Museum's mission of advocating open discourse surrounding sex and sexuality as well as striving to present to the public the best in current scholarship unhindered by self-censorship. With each new exhibition, lecture series, event and publication, the Museum of Sex is committed to addressing a wide range of topics, while simultaneously highlighting material and artifacts from different continents, cultures, time periods and media.