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Museum of Jewish Heritage

36 Battery Place, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, New York City, NY 10280-1502
+1 646-437-4202
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The mission of the Museum is to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the broad tapestry of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries-before, during, and after the Holocaust. Multiple perspectives on modern Jewish history, life, and culture are presented in the Museum's unique Core Exhibition and award-winning special exhibitions. Acclaimed public programs, including discussions, films, plays, and concerts, highlight the richness of Jewish culture and ideas.
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36 Battery Place, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, New York City, NY 10280-1502
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+1 646-437-4202
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This museum offers a lot, a lot of things that were/are used by jewish families and ceremonies. There was a lot about Holocaust and this part made me cry.

Thank martinagajd
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went to view the exhibit "New Dimensions in Testimony" which is unlike any installation I have even seen. You are able to "ask" questions of Holocaust survivors Pinchas Gutter and Eva Schloss and see and hear them reply. The technology makes their testimony even more...More

Thank marcs1Nyc_Ny
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

$12 dollars pp is well worth it when you take the time to look at everything they have to offer here. This museum is perfect for people who dont have the opportunity to go to Europe and look at all the museums we have to...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I am not of the faith but being interested in World War 2 thought we would visit the museum. Its tucked away along form Battery Park and easy to visit if you have done the Liberty Ferry and are walking to 9/11 Memorial. It start...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A wonderful building with superb views. Entry can be free - watch for the times. The Eichman exhibition was informative, harrowing and incredibly well presented. The voices of child survivors equally so. I was expecting more about how families settles throughout the years so left...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My first visit will most certainly not be my last! This is one of the best curated museums in the city. The Zen-like Garden of Stones by Andy Goldsworthy is a wonderful foil to the harsh history on show in the galleries, as is Lox...More

Thank mrw_retired
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Our 14 year old son wanted to visit the museum to get more information about the WW II he is currently studying at school. This is a great place - lots of facts, photos, documentaries. One of the toughest history lessons is explained in a...More

Thank JoannaKrakow
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I toured the Eichmann exhibit at this museum this morning. It was chilling and harrowing to see, such hatred and mass murder. This museum is located in a beautiful spot, at the southern tip of Manhattan in Battery Park City. There is a beautiful Garden...More

1  Thank seanworc
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This exhibit clarifies and enforces Israel's right to bring this monster to justice. Eichmann had the chutzpah to ask for clemency from the court. Israel just released this handwritten document. Powerful, worth seeing exhibit

Thank 11bern
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Love this museum. The permanent exhibits are done very well. I was very impressed by the current exhibition, Operation Finale, which details the capture and trial of Adolf Eichmann by Israel. Fascinating story told with film and real artifacts. The museum's architecture is beautiful and...More

Thank SusanNYC_12
Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
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24 July 2017|
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Response from LS_MJH | Property representative |
The Museum has a git shop that carries Judaica, books, jewelry, CDs, and children's items.
31 August 2016|
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Response from leah262 | Reviewed this property |
I would say the first floor and the garden of stones and if they have a special exhibit, as well. Since I Work there, I personally and professionally feel maybe the 11 year old, if he/she has begun to study the Holocaust... More
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