Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

36 Battery Pl.
New York, NY 10280- Map It
(646) 437-4202

AAA Editor Notes

Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is at 36 Battery Pl. in Battery Park City. Explore modern Jewish history, life, and culture in the museum's core exhibition and special exhibits, where you can learn about the broad tapestry of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries—before, during, and after the Holocaust. The museum tells the story of the Holocaust through first-person histories and personal objects. Other features include the memorial Garden of Stones created by Andy Goldsworthy. The English version of the museum’s free audio tour is narrated by actress Meryl Streep and violinist Itzhak Perlman. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$12; $10 (ages 65+); $7 (students with ID); free (ages 0-12 and to all Wed. 4-8). Audio tour free. Parking: Available at nearby garages ($3-$4 discount with museum pass).
Station: Bowling Green
Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 10-5:45 (also Wed. 5:45-8), Fri. 10-5, late Mar.-late Oct.; daily 10-3, eve of Jewish holidays and rest of year. Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Closed Thanksgiving and Jewish holidays.