Museum of Sex

Address: 233 Fifth Avenue, @ 27th StreetCity, State, Zip Code New York City, NY 10016Phone: (212) 689-6337Hours of Operation: Sun - Thurs: 10am to 8pm,Fri - Sat: 10am to 9pmLooking for a museum experience unlike any other, a date spot you and your significant other won't soon forget, or a bar featuring an array of sensually stimulating cocktails and snacks? New York's Museum of Sex will set the mood just right. After all, you don't think about Picasso seven times an hour. When the Museum of Sex first emerged on New York City's Fifth Avenue in October of 2002, it was without precedent in the museum world. Since that point, it has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Esquire and Time and on television broadcasts ranging from CNN to IFC to NBC's Law & Order Criminal Intent. In the past seven years the Museum of Sex has generated 16 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. The Museum of Sex's permanent collection of over 15,000 artifacts is comprised of works of art, photography, clothing and costumes, technological inventions and historical ephemera. Additionally, the museum houses both a research library as well as an extensive multimedia library, which includes 8mm, Super 8mm, 16mm, BETA, VHS and DVDs. From fine art to historical ephemera to film, the Museum of Sex preserves an ever-growing collection of sexually related objects that would otherwise be destroyed and discarded due to their sexual content. Accolades continue to pour in from visitors and the press in every corner of the world, inspiring the Museum of Sex to continually surpass its own high expectations. Future planned exhibitions and events - the likes of which have never ever been offered by any other institution- are guaranteed to captivate and resonate, securing the Museum of Sex a well-deserved, distinguished place in history.

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