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Museum of Jewish Heritage

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Museum of Jewish Heritage
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Museum of Jewish Heritage
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The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is New York’s contribution to the global responsibility to never forget. The Museum is committed to the crucial mission of educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before...more
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36 Battery Pl, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, New York City, NY 10280-1502
Battery Park City
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust with my family. It is one of NYC's most powerful educational institutions. The exhibits break your heart, but also, give you faith in the resilience of the human spirit. Families...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank joanne k
Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful spot near the Hudson river, excellent spirit in this venue! take in all the downtown sights, another good museum is Jewish Museum 5th ave uptown nyc!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marilyn b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really looked forward to visiting this museum, made the mistake of going on a Saturday, jewish sabbath, so closed, however, there is an upcoming even about the holocaust in May, but really not enough to see in this museum at the time we visited (...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marceline H
Reviewed 23 January 2019

Visit was OK, however some of the pictures were actually from Hungary, yet they are labeled as from Poland. There were no Yiddish language option nor labels on anything. It was very strange to be in a Jewish museum with English only. My father was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank btorma
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

We had some extra time and this was near our hotel in the Financial District. We heard that a significant part of the museum was under renovation and they were offering free admission. We decided to stop in and are so glad we did! Even...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChicagoChique
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

We never skip visiting the Holocaust sights and museums regardless where we go to. Surprisingly, we never had an opportunity to visit the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC, so we made it a priority this time. It it is one of the very best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to remember the forgotten and to learn about this important community. Wish it was more popular - shows much more than the statue of. Liberty which is across it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DominiLdn
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Come to the museum as at school many years ago taught about the the horrid events that happened in Jewish history very moving tribute and very informative

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eblamey
Reviewed 20 November 2018

I walked by the museum while exploring Battery Park. It was a thorough comprehensive museum that told a story of many generations. The artifact collection was incredible.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank The_Hailes
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I have been to the Museum of Jewish Heritage many times. It is a wonderfully accessible museum, near Battery Park, and convenient to the subways. While it has a section devoted to the Holocaust, it is not a Holocaust museum. Rather, it has exhibits on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
24 February 2018|
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Response from LS_MJH | Property representative |
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.
24 February 2018|
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