The Elevator Historical Society MuseumFree: All time (by appointment only)

Tucked away in the industrial neighbourhood of Queens, the Elevator Historical Society Museum focuses on, well, elevators and their history. The man behind the dedication is Patrick Carrajat – one of the most respected industry professional / historian / collector. His elevator-related paraphernalia has been amassed over decades. These include elevator plaques from the late 19th century, detailed engravings of early elevators, elevator switches, and many others. To visit the museum, call Carrajat on the number below for a tour.

Address: 43-39 21st St. – Suite 206, Long Island City, NY 11101
Opening Hours: By appointment only – Call the phone number to book
Direction: Subway E/M/7/G to Court Sq. Station
Phone: +1 (917) 748-2328 (Patrik Carrajat – Museum Founder/Curator)

Photo credit: Sharon Wong for Untapped Cities, Elevator Historical Society Museum