Museum at Eldridge Street


Visit the Museum at Eldridge Street, which the New York Times called “gasp-inducing”. This Museum in the Eldridge Street Synagogue on the Lower East Side is one of the city’s hidden gems.


Built in 1887, the building that houses the Museum at Eldridge Street is a National Historic Landmark. The Museum’s landmark site and collection trace the history of the synagogue’s immigrant founders, newcomers to the New World at a time of pogroms and persecution in Europe.

The Museum at Eldridge Street also boasts a stained-glass window by artist Kiki Smith and architect Deborah Gans. Daily tours by expert guides provide an enlightening and entertaining look into the lives of those who made a mark in the city’s Jewish community.

In addition, the Museum holds special events throughout the year, including concerts, lectures and festivals, making for a varied schedule.

Admission includes a synagogue tour and entry to the musuem’s three main collections.

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Prices & Tickets
Regular Price With Voucher
Adult 17+ $14.00 $11.20
Senior/Student $10.00 $8.00
Child 5-17 $8.00 $6.40

Tours are offered every hour. Last tour is at 4pm Sunday to Thursday, and at 2pm on Friday. The Museum is closed for major Jewish, National holidays and on the 12th of November.

monday 10:00 - 17:00
tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
thursday 10:00 - 17:00
friday 10:00 - 15:00
saturday Closed
sunday 10:00 - 17:00
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