It may be a thorn in your side everyday, but who wouldn’t want to get their hands on vintage and exclusive MTA merch?! The 2023 MTA Memorabilia and Collectibles Pop-Up Shop is returning to NYC this December, and it could be the perfect place to find a gift for everyone on your list. Learn everything you need to know about this year’s Memorabilia and Collectibles Pop-Up Shop below.
What is the Memorabilia and Collectibles Pop-Up Shop?
This limited-time pop-up shop started in 2021 as a grab & go event that gives New Yorkers exclusive access to shop items that aren’t available on the MTA’s website, all at a discounted price. The pop-up returned last year and will be back again in 2023. It’s pick-up only and there are no processing fees.
When is the Memorabilia and Collectibles Pop-Up Shop?
The 2023 Memorabilia and Collectibles Pop-Up Shop is happening on December 13, 14 and 15 from 9am to 2pm.
Where is the 2023 Memorabilia and Collectibles Pop-Up Shop?
The pop-up shop will be in South Brooklyn. An exact location will be sent following your RSVP.
What items can you buy at the Memorabilia and Collectibles Pop-Up Shop?
A wide array of imperfect items will be available for purchase including subway signs and grabholds. Last year’s listings included an old subway seat, NYC transit vintage tokens, a refuse canister, M line strip maps, and an emergency telephone and alarm box.
How can you purchase items from the Memorabilia and Collectibles Pop-Up Shop?
You must RSVP using this form. If you have any questions regarding the shop you can reach out the the MTA via email at MTAPopUpShop@nyct.com. The shop will only accept payment with Visa and Mastercard.
What else is there to know?
The event will be outdoors, so dress accordingly. All are welcome, including MTA employees, so long as you RSVP. In order to enter, this waiver must be emailed and signed in advance or brought with you to the event.