Museum of Jewish Heritage

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36 Battery Pl, New York, NY
(646) 437-4202
  • 4
    Bowling Green
  • 1
    South Ferry
  • N
    Whitehall Street – South Ferry

Museum of Jewish Heritage


Schedule:   Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:45 pm

                    Wednesday 10am to 8pm

                    Friday 10am to 5pm

                    Saturday Closed

                    30 minutes before closing time are allowed entry


The Jewish Heritage Museum explores the broad tapestry of Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust; besides through first-person histories and personal objects during the Nazi genocide. The museum serves as a memorial, honoring victims and affected, taking this as a lesson for humanity.

The museum is in a beautiful and sober building with hexagonal shape representing the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust and the six-pointed Star of David. The first floor is dedicated to the Holocaust and the second Jewish immigration in the United States, illustrated by more than 25 thousand documents, photographs, everyday objects and others for worship.

Admission: Free for children less than 12 years old. Check costs and schedules clicking here

Exhibitions: You can see the exhibits and collections by clicking here.

Our advice:

  • Food, beverage and pictures are not allowed.
  • On Wednesday between 4pm and 8pm admission is free.
  • Before joining remember to turn off or change your phone to silent mode during your visit.
  • Remember to visit on the second floor, the Heritage Coffee which is of Jewish origin. Today protagonist of the culinary heritage of the Big Apple.