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Museum of Jewish Heritage

36 Battery Pl, 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 Pl, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, New York City, NY 10280-1502
Financial District
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have visited some other Museums about tha Holocaust but this one has much more to offer. The amount of pictures and other artifacts is over whelming. The museum has 3 floors. Floor one covers Jewish life from 1880 to 1930. The second floor covers...More

Thank Carl C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had some time to spare in lower Manhattan, while waiting for a midnight flight. I checked Google for a museum open late and found this Holocaust museum. As a Jew growing up post Holocaust, I thought I saw and knew everything there was to...More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard of this museum but thought it was a general Jewish history museum until recently, when we were invited to a reception/honor for our daughter, who won an award for a holocaust education essay she wrote. We were unaware that this museum's focus...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don’t know already racism and prejudice have existed for a long time. Jews have suffered this since they went up against the cultures that believed in multiple Gods with their idea of one god only. But never was the horror and threat so...More

1  Thank nancy h
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Experience the stories of the Holocaust at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. ... Manhattan, NY 10280. Battery Park City

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Can't review this Museum as we are yet to get inside! This is the second time we have turned up at this museum only to find it shut. This time we checked first on its website, as we knew Monday 21 May was the Festival...More

2  Thank seebee46
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Situated in Battery Park with moving views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, The museum boast outstanding permeant and traveling exhibits. Currently there is an excellent exhibit of the Lodz Ghetto prior to and during the Holocaust. Be sure to view the film...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is a beautiful living tribute to the Holocaust. This is a very personal and closeup look at the faces, the horrific acts taken out on the Jewish people by the Nazis. I liked the fact that it gave a glimpse of the Jewish lifestyle,...More

Thank Sharmin A
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The Museum of Jewish Heritage is a perfectly designed museum. The mix of artifacts, detailed time lines, personal stories blended with videos enhancing the story of the Jewish Experience during the transition from a “normal life” to the horrors of life that became the Holocaust....More

1  Thank Ilea G
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This modern museum presents an interesting exhibition of Jewish heritage and the Holocaust, although it is not as in-depth as, for example, the US Holocaust Museum and Memorial in Washington or Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. On the other hand, there were some very interesting exhibits...More

1  Thank PeninaPaula
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home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
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emilyd1968
20 April 2018|
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Response from Stan056 | Reviewed this property |
There's a FREE day open to visit the Museum … We/I took advantage of this day/night … and because it's close to the Staten Island Ferry docks … there's an opportunity to do both! The 'free' date is on the website and it's... More
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lovinbigcities
24 February 2018|
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The audio tour is 1.5 hours for the Core Exhibition and 1 hour for additional information and covering other areas of the Museum, for a total of total of 2.5 hours.
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lovinbigcities
24 February 2018|
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