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MOCA - Museum of Chinese in America

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MOCA - Museum of Chinese in America
215 Centre Street
New York, NY 10013
Venue Type: Museum
CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS
QUICK FACTS
Open hours
Monday, 11am - 5pm; Thursday, 11am - 9pm; Friday, 11am - 5pm; Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 5pm
Phone
(212) 619-4785
Fax
(212) 619-4720
Gallery type
Contemporary
Cost
General Admission: $7 Seniors (65+ w/ID) and Students (w/school ID): $4 Children under 12 in groups less than 8: free
DESCRIPTION

Founded in 1980, the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States.  The greatly expanded MOCA at 215 Centre Street is a national home for the precious narratives of diverse Chinese American communities, and strives to be a model among interactive museums.

The Museum promotes dialogue and understanding among people of all cultural backgrounds, bringing 160 years of Chinese American history to vivid life through its innovative exhibitions, educational and cultural programs. MOCA welcomes diverse visitors and participants to its broad array of exhibits and programs.  MOCA’s expansion accommodates its range of visitors which include: New Yorkers, domestic and international visitors, neighborhood residents, students and school groups from local and regional schools.