Museum of Jewish Heritage

36 Battery Place

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, is located on the Southern edge of Battery Park City, overlooking the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in lower Manhattan. It's mission is to educate people of all ages and backgro... more

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, is located on the Southern edge of Battery Park City, overlooking the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in lower Manhattan. It's mission is to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the 20th century Jewish experience before, during, and after the Holocaust.

With more than 2,000 photographs, 800 artifacts, and 24 original documentary films, the Museum’s core exhibition combines archival material with modern media to provide a thoughtful and moving chronicle of history, keeping the memory of the past alive and offering hope for the future.


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Jewish Life A Century Ago

A visit to the Museum's core exhibition begins with an exploration of the history and customs of Jewish communities around the world at the dawn of the twentieth century. The distinct threads of Jewish life around the world as they depict the vibrant communities of that time are intertwined with art... [ + ]ifacts and photographs. Learn about how and where Jews lived, their rich and diverse traditions, their value systems, and how the forces of social change shaped their lives.

03/22/2019 10:00 AM
Fri, March 22
10:00AM
$
$12 - Adults
$10 - Seniors
$7 - Students
Children 12 and under: Free
* Adult tickets purchased in advance are $10!

Free admission every Wednesday from 4:00pm-8pm
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The War Against The Jews

The Museum's second floor tells the story of Europe's Jews confronting hatred and violence, of communities coping with persecution and isolation, and of the struggle to endure the unimaginable. Above all, it is a story of men and women who resolutely fought to preserve their humanity and their herit... [ + ]age. In these galleries, short films present the testimonies of those who lived through the Holocaust. The memory of the war's devastation is also preserved in the silent eloquence of artifacts and photographs.

03/22/2019 10:00 AM
Fri, March 22
10:00AM
$
$12 - Adults
$10 - Seniors
$7 - Students
Children 12 and under: Free
* Adult tickets purchased in advance are $10!

Free admission every Wednesday from 4:00pm-8pm
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Jewish Renewal

Following the Holocaust, the Jewish people emerged to renew and repair their lives. While mourning characterized the years that follow the war, there is the triumph of the founding of the State of Israel, and the optimism of flourishing Jewish communities in the United States, and throughout the wor... [ + ]ld. The continuity of Jewish heritage is distinguished by the same principles that existed before the war - tradition, community, and justice.

03/22/2019 10:00 AM
Fri, March 22
10:00AM
$
$12 - Adults
$10 - Seniors
$7 - Students
Children 12 and under: Free
* Adult tickets purchased in advance are $10!

Free admission every Wednesday from 4:00pm-8pm
Get Tickets

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36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280
(646) 437-4200
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Admission And Tickets

$12 - Adults
$10 - Seniors
$7 - Students
Children 12 and under: Free
* Adult tickets purchased in advance are $10!

Free admission every Wednesday from 4:00pm-8pm

This Week's Hours

Sun-Tue: 10:00am-6:00pm
Wed & Thu: 10:00am-8:00pm
Thu: 10:00am-5:45pm
Fri: 10:00am-5:00pm

CLOSED Saturdays, Jewish Holidays, and Thanksgiving Day.

Nearby Subway

  • to Bowling Green
  • to South Ferry
  • to Rector St -- 0.3

Upcoming Events

Jewish Life A Century Ago

A visit to the Museum's core exhibition begins with an exploration of the history and customs of Jewish communities around the world at the dawn of the twentieth century. The distinct threads of Jewish life around the world as they depict the vibrant communities of that time are intertwined with art... [ + ]ifacts and photographs. Learn about how and where Jews lived, their rich and diverse traditions, their value systems, and how the forces of social change shaped their lives.

03/22/2019 10:00 AM
Fri, March 22
10:00AM
$
$12 - Adults
$10 - Seniors
$7 - Students
Children 12 and under: Free
* Adult tickets purchased in advance are $10!

Free admission every Wednesday from 4:00pm-8pm
Get Tickets

The War Against The Jews

The Museum's second floor tells the story of Europe's Jews confronting hatred and violence, of communities coping with persecution and isolation, and of the struggle to endure the unimaginable. Above all, it is a story of men and women who resolutely fought to preserve their humanity and their herit... [ + ]age. In these galleries, short films present the testimonies of those who lived through the Holocaust. The memory of the war's devastation is also preserved in the silent eloquence of artifacts and photographs.

03/22/2019 10:00 AM
Fri, March 22
10:00AM
$
$12 - Adults
$10 - Seniors
$7 - Students
Children 12 and under: Free
* Adult tickets purchased in advance are $10!

Free admission every Wednesday from 4:00pm-8pm
Get Tickets

Jewish Renewal

Following the Holocaust, the Jewish people emerged to renew and repair their lives. While mourning characterized the years that follow the war, there is the triumph of the founding of the State of Israel, and the optimism of flourishing Jewish communities in the United States, and throughout the wor... [ + ]ld. The continuity of Jewish heritage is distinguished by the same principles that existed before the war - tradition, community, and justice.

03/22/2019 10:00 AM
Fri, March 22
10:00AM
$
$12 - Adults
$10 - Seniors
$7 - Students
Children 12 and under: Free
* Adult tickets purchased in advance are $10!

Free admission every Wednesday from 4:00pm-8pm
Get Tickets

Jewish Life A Century Ago

A visit to the Museum's core exhibition begins with an exploration of the history and customs of Jewish communities around the world at the dawn of the twentieth century. The distinct threads of Jewish life around the world as they depict the vibrant communities of that time are intertwined with art... [ + ]ifacts and photographs. Learn about how and where Jews lived, their rich and diverse traditions, their value systems, and how the forces of social change shaped their lives.

03/24/2019 10:00 AM
Sun, March 24
10:00AM
$
$12 - Adults
$10 - Seniors
$7 - Students
Children 12 and under: Free
* Adult tickets purchased in advance are $10!

Free admission every Wednesday from 4:00pm-8pm
Get Tickets
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