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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

You'd think a place like this would be interesting but it turned out bad. It's a clean place and the exhibits are nice. But there isn't a lot of stuff even though it's such a huge building. We went to see the exhibit where you...More

1  Thank ibadger
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Graphic and gory displays and content. If you are sensitive to these things, do not visit this museum.

Thank Christenthia L
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Upon entering there is a multi screen presentation on the diversity of the Jewish people. The 1st floor is dedicated to culture and many different customs. The 2nd floor focuses on the Holocaust. It’s presented in a linear manner and is a highly emotional experience....More

Thank Manuel B
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

As someone from a non-Jewish background, I was blown away here with so much history and living stories of survivors of the Holocaust. It is an under known place by many in an area with amazing views. I would go back to NYC just for...More

2  Thank Julia C
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

If you've been to the US Holocaust Museum in DC, the Museum of Jewish Heritage may not be a must-see; if you haven't, it is. Informative, interesting, and moving displays about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Thorough coverage of the intended subject....More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The museum is very well done and nicely laid out. The section that focuses on the Holocaust gives a great history lesson and and a reminder.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

I was surprised to find this excellent Museum with an exhibit that has left me speechless! There are 2 Holocaust survivors to whom you can pose questions and receive immediate answers! The methods used are up to date and the effect 'gobsmacking'! I spoke to...More

Thank Stan056
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

I booked a room at the Ritz-Carlton Battery Park over a weekend in town to visit my family. As an early riser I was ready well before my sister and her family so I did a quick search for an activity near the hotel (on...More

Thank Maxine G
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I ended up spending 3 hours here. There is a very thorough history of the Holocaust, including many things you are never taught in school (the SS St. Louis for one) and has many artifacts and documentation that really give a scope of the event....More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Local to rethink concepts of tolerance, respect, we review (for the thousandth time) the facts that lead to tragedies, massacres and even extinction of peoples and civilizations. Where one learns that the values of one people (any people) can be shared and serve as an...More

1  Thank Hânya P
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lovinbigcities
25 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.
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lovinbigcities
25 February 2018|
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annellutz
24 July 2017|
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Response from LS_MJH | Property representative |
The Museum has a git shop that carries Judaica, books, jewelry, CDs, and children's items.
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