The Museum of Sex, also known as MoSex, is a sex museum located at 233 Fifth Avenue at the corner of East 27th Street in Manhattan, New York City. It opened on October 5, 2002. The mission of the Museum of Sex is to preserve and present the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality. With each new exhibition, the museum is committed to addressing a wide range of topics, while simultaneously highlighting material and artifacts from different cultures, time periods and media. In addition to its changing exhibitions, the museum offers a sampling from more than 15,000 objects that form the permanent collection. The Museum of Sex is for mature audiences age 18+. Photography is permitted. Be sure not to miss the unique gift shop and cafe/lounge/bar Play.