Fodor's Expert Review Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria Museum/Gallery Fodor's Choice

The Museum of the Moving Image is full of Hollywood and television memorabilia, but the core exhibition, Behind the Screen, demonstrates how movies and TV shows are produced and shown, including stations where visitors can create their own short animation, experiment with sound effects, or view the behind-the-scenes editing process of a live Mets baseball game. The Jim Henson Exhibition tells the stories behind many of Henson's film and TV works and has a build-a-muppet station. A wide range of films (more than 400), from classic Hollywood to avant-garde works to foreign-festival hits, is generally shown weekend evenings and afternoons. In addition, there are other special programs including film retrospectives, lectures, and workshops.

Museum/Gallery Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

36-01 35th Ave.
Queens, New York  11106, USA

718-777–6888

www.movingimage.us

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $15 (free Fri. after 4), Closed Mon., Tues.

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