The Sony Wonder Technology Lab is a free technology and entertainment museum for all ages located in mid-town Manhattan on Madison Avenue. Explore exhibits on how devices work, nanotechnology, virtual surgery, animation studio, a robot zone, and more!
Admission to the museum is free, but tickets are required for entry. Due to popularity reservations are highly encouraged and can be made a minimum of 7 days in advance and a maximum of 3 months in advance. Same day admission tickets are available for walk-up visitors, but are limited in number and distributed on a first come, first served basis beginning at 9:30am. To make a reservation call 212-833-8100 between the hours of 9am and 2pm Tuesday – Friday.
Every Saturday afternoon at 2pm a movie is shown for free in the 73-seat HD Theater. Reservations can be made beginning on the Monday of the week in which the screening is scheduled by calling (212) 833-8100. Any remaining tickets will be distributed 30 minutes prior to the start of the screening on a first come, first served basis. Click here to see which movies are playing.
500 Madison Avenue @ 56th Street
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday – Saturday 9:30am – 5:30pm
Getting There By Subway:
Take the 4, 5, 6, N, or R to 59th and Lexington
E or M to 5th Ave
F to 57th Street
Friday Night Poetry Slam at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe – every Friday night at 10pm. Get there early (the line is always long) and pay $10 at the door, or check out their website and purchase a premium ticket for $20 to guarantee a seat near the stage.
K2 Friday Nights at the Rubin Museum of Art – From 6pm – 10pm enjoy free admission to the museum, films, gallery tours, live music, and artist talks.
Visit the Sony Wonder Tech Lab and see a movie for free! – Today’s featured screening is “This Christmas” at 2pm.
Levy’s Vintage Tea and Swing Dance Party Aboard A Vintage Subway Train! – get dressed up in clothes that take you back to the 1920’s and getting ready for swing dancing! The music starts at noon and the train leaves at 12:57pm. Then, at 2pm the the tea party begins and tea and cookies will be served! (Bring your own tea cup)
The Beatles Hidden Gallery @ Carnegie Hall – see over 30 recently discovered and candid images of the group taken is 1963 and 1964. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Public viewing is available from 10:30am to 12:30pm and the box office opens at 10:00am to hand out tickets. This is the last day for this event! Carnegie Hall is located at 154 W 57th Street and Seventh Ave.
- When: Noon – 4pm
- Where: 2nd Avenue Subway Station, M Line, Uptown Track
- Cost: Free (except for you subway fare)
All Weekend Long
Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market – It is located on W 39th Street between Ninth and Tenth Aves from 9am – 5pm
First Ever! Yelp’s Giftacular Holiday Market – located at 82Mercer on Mercer Street (between Broome and Spring Street). Click here for the vendor list. Finish up your Holiday shopping or pick up something for yourself. Also enjoy complimentary hot apple cider and hot chocolate, gift wrapping, wii bowling, photo booths, and live music.
I hope your weekend is fabulous whatever you decide to do!
Love AGT :)