Museum of Jewish Heritage

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Museum of Jewish Heritage

What you'll do

The Museum of Jewish Heritage is New York’s contribution to the global responsibility to never forget.

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The Museum is committed to the crucial mission of educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust. It's the third-largest Holocaust museum in the world and anchors the southernmost tip of Manhattan, completing the cultural and educational landscape it shares with the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

The Museum maintains a collection of more than 40,000 artifacts, photographs, documentary films, and survivor testimonies. Exhibitions illustrate Jewish history and highlight the personal experience of global significance. A memorial garden, Garden of Stones, designed by internationally acclaimed sculptor Andy Goldsworthy, provides a contemplative space.

The museum hosts fascinating temporary exhibitions throughout the year, with thoughtful perspectives on the community's harrowing history. Take a look at the current exhibitions here.

Immerse yourself in history at the Museum of Jewish Heritage 

Take a riveting journey through one of the most poignant chapters in human history. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Manhattan, the museum stands as a solemn beacon, echoing tales of resilience, survival, and the indomitable human spirit.

Experience the profound impact of the Museum of Jewish Heritage

Stepping into the museum, you immediately encounter a rich tapestry of Jewish heritage preserved through time. The museum’s exhibits invite you to delve deep into personal narratives, detailed artifacts, and thought-provoking multimedia presentations. Each artifact, each story encapsulated within the walls of the museum, not only pays tribute to the millions who suffered but also embodies a powerful message of hope and resilience, underscoring the vital importance of remembering, understanding, and learning from our collective past.

Know before you go

Getting in: check-in at the admissions desk located in the main lobby.

For more information, visit the Museum of Jewish Heritage website.

FAQs

Q. What is the Museum of Jewish Heritage?
A. The Museum of Jewish Heritage is a cultural institution dedicated to educating people about the history and experiences of Jewish people.

Q. Are there educational programs available for schools and groups?
A. Yes, the Museum of Jewish Heritage offers a range of educational programs tailored for schools and groups, including guided tours and workshops.

Q. Can I visit the museum with children?
A. Yes, the Museum of Jewish Heritage welcomes visitors of all ages and provides engaging and educational experiences for children.

Q. Is there a kosher restaurant or café at the museum?
A. While there is no kosher restaurant or café on-site, the Museum of Jewish Heritage is located in Battery Park City, which offers various dining options nearby.

Q. Can I take photographs inside the museum?
A. Photography is allowed in most areas of the museum for personal use, but please refrain from using flash or tripods.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Sunday: 10AM - 5PM
Wednesday: 10AM - 5PM
Thursday: 10AM – 8PM
Friday: 10AM – 5PM

Generally, the museum is open Sunday and Wednesday from 10AM – 5PM ET, Thursday from 10AM – 8PM, and Friday from 10AM – 5PM. Last admission to the museum is 30 minutes prior to closing time.

Closings & holidays

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

Jewish holidays and Thanksgiving

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