We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum of Jewish Heritage

36 Battery Place, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, New York City, NY 10280-1502
+1 646-437-4202
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
The Sightseeing Day Pass New York City
More Info
and up
New York City Skyline Cruise
More Info
and up
Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry with Optional Upgrade to One World Observatory and Whitney...
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“battery park” (29 reviews)
“non jews” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
36 Battery Place, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, New York City, NY 10280-1502
Financial District
+1 646-437-4202
Write a Review
Reviews (279)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The museum is very interesting and good value. It is well laid out with comprehensive and well sourced exhibits. We spent quite a few hours there. It is also a beautiful museum in a lovely location. Definitely worth visiting and spending some time there.

Thank shanix3
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Very interesting and well done. A chronological presentation of the events leading to the holocaust and the tragedy of that mass extermination.

Thank dfb260
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

If you on a budget look online for free entry into museums . This was a little treasure that poped up. My partner is jewish and he found it interesting. Its free entry on fridays.

Thank carleneri
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Three floors of experience of the past...very well done..I have seen Jewish museums and concentration camps and Holocaust exhibits in different parts of the world...the New York museum offers visitors a lot of information in such an amazing display ....so much so....that in a way...More

2  Thank andoffigoagain
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The museum has a good presentation design starting from old jewish history till modern days, however modern days presentation is very biased and tells only one side of the story

Thank Ashraf A
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Have been to NYC many times but have missed this most amazing museum. Unfortunately closes at 3pm on Friday (February) we could have spent hours more inspecting the exhibits. Well presented - good flow - engaging and informative. And yes lunch care well worth a...More

Thank ElaineTO
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had an hour for such from a business meeting and knew the museum was just a block away, I noticed the restaurant and thought I'd give it a try... Amazing. Free to visit the restaurant, even though you'll most likely want to see the...More

Thank Marc G
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The museum offers a tremendous amount of photographs, writings and artifacts and first person accounts from survivors. It is incredibly difficult to take in and not be brought to a deep mourning. It is, however, so important for us to both remember and honor all...More

1  Thank Glazie1
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Not our first visit, but our first with a 15-year old and 10-year old. Museum does and excellent job covering WWII and the holocaust with primary source material and many donated items. Less time is spent on pre- and post-WWII. A few exhibits were disturbing...More

Thank shasta2088
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I've visited many museum or places tracing the history of WWII. But they usually tell the same. However, this museum was well concieved. Indeed, you will discover Jew's history through 3 floors, first telling you more about their traditions, religious celebration, everyday life, etc. The...More

Thank Tiff-vs
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
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
Nearby Restaurants
9 reviews
.19 km away
Pier A Harbor House
429 reviews
.20 km away
Gigino Wagner Park
276 reviews
.11 km away
Inatteso Pizzabar
167 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Attractions
Battery Park
1,945 reviews
.16 km away
National Museum of the American Indian
548 reviews
.45 km away
Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull)
1,380 reviews
.43 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is the museum appropriate for children ages 7 - 11?
31 August 2016|
Answer Show all 8 answers
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
Mary S
Is it open on Mondays
29 June 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Estell S | Reviewed this property |
Federico A
En cuanto tiempo se visita el museo?
13 September 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Communication S | Property representative |
La visita dura una hora y media a dos horas en general. Si usas la guia de audio gratis, que es disponible in Espanol, la visita dura una hora y media o menos si prefieres.