The Mission of the Museum of Sex is to preserve and present the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality. The Museum produces exhibitions, publications and programs that bring the best of current scholarship on sex and sexuality to the widest possible audiences and is committed to encouraging public enlightenment, discourse and engagement.


The World’s most stimulating museum is open every day but Thanksgiving and Christmas – explore 3 floors of exhibitions, the OralFix Aphrodisiac Bar and Museum Gift Shop. Plan your visit today!

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The Museum of Sex is the nation’s first museum dedicated to the preservation and presentation of Human Sexuality. Learn the how and why of the Museum’s unique and controversial history.

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The Museum’s distinguished board of advisors, comprised of leading scholars and historians, guides the curatorial team towards research resources, pertinent collections and exhibition-relevant artists.

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Institutional collaborations are integral to the Museum’s continued success. The assistance of the following organizations have contributed to making the Museum of Sex one of the most daring and innovative institutions of its kind in the World.

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The Museum of Sex collects and preserves art and artifacts that support its mission to present the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality.

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The Muse Foundation of New York is a fully-registered private foundation affiliated with the Museum of Sex.

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