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Museum of Chinese in America

4.2/5
27 Reviews
Tue - Wed 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Thu 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Fri - Sun 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: 215 Centre St, New York City, NY 10013-3601
Official website: http://www.mocanyc.org/
Phone: +1 212-619-4785

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There are also many Chinese in New York, and many of them were sold as piglets to the United States as coolies more than 100 years ago. The Chinese Museum has very detailed information to introduce us to the history of Chinese in the United States

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  • bigctc
    bigctc
    New York City, New York
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    Eye-opening history, well presented in a beautiful space

    A prior review claims a fire in January 2020 destroyed the museum. This is NOT true. The museum is located at 215 Centre Street - and is open for business as usual. The fire occurred at another buildi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580974147000+0800)/
  • Ellen C
    Ellen C
    Northborough, Massachusetts
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    Fire destroys this museum

    This museum was on our list of must-see places to visit in NYC, but we missed it last visit. The museum was hit by fire on Jan 23, and the museum has been destroyed. It will be rebuilt.

    Reviewed on /Date(1579921108000+0800)/
  • Ed T
    Ed T
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    Nice but Would Like More

    Visited MOCA two days before the Lunar New Year which didn't really impact the museum. Some very interesting reads on Chinese Americans who made significant contributions to America. Would have appr...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579907725000+0800)/
  • David R
    David R
    Schenectady, New York, USA
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    A fascinating little museum in Chinatown

    The Museum of Chinese in America is a small museum just off the main drag in Manhattan's Chinatown. Its exhibits cover a wide range of material from the anti-Chinese movements of the 19th and early 2...

    Reviewed on /Date(1565339998000+0800)/
  • SMF2_On-The-Go
    SMF2_On-The-Go
    Annapolis, Maryland, USA
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    Interesting and informative but not in a preachy way.

    this museum was just the right size with interesting exhibits and including artifacts, life stories of Chinese Americans and their contributions to our country. Will take about 1.5+ hours if you read ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1558455683000+0800)/

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