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Museum at Eldridge Street

12 Eldridge St, Between Canal and Division Streets, New York City, NY 10002-6204
+1 212-219-0888
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Historic 130 year old synagogue in the Lower East Side. $14 adults, $10 students/seniors, $8 children. Mondays are Pay As You Wish.
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12 Eldridge St, Between Canal and Division Streets, New York City, NY 10002-6204
Chinatown
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"restored synagogue"
in 31 reviews
"lower east side"
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"stained glass"
in 25 reviews
"jewish history"
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"european jews"
in 8 reviews
"restoration process"
in 5 reviews
"original beauty"
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"rose window"
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"egg creams"
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"every hour on the hour"
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"docent lead"
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"guided tour"
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"new york"
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"immigrant experience"
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"beautiful building"
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"personal anecdotes"
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"interesting visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

Though my wife and I are not Jewish we came to see a beautifully restored synagogue after being shuttered & languishing in dust for decades before being lovingly restored to its former glory. Our docent for our free tour grew up in the Jewish faith...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderfully restored old synagogue (featured I believe in the Jazz Singer). They do free guided tours - well worth a visit to this historic site.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was maybe 12 or 13 last time I came here with my class. The place was nearly abandoned, layers of dust seeming to hold things together in the main sanctuary of what was once clearly a beautiful place. Now, after 20 years and $20...More

Thank Ron T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

seeing this beautiful renovated synagogue was excellent especially when reading why it has been saved from destruction it was most moving

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

NYC local here. I lived 3 blocks from here for 2 years before going. I waited way too long. It is one the most beautiful places in Manhattan! In a city of grand lobbies and grand churches this may be the most beautiful interior. I...More

2  Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Docent tours are given every hour. Closes early on Fridays and no tours on Saturday as this is a working Shul. Wonderful Gothic architecture. It was restored several years ago. Beautiful stained glass window by Kiki Hughes.

1  Thank millie4t
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are interested in knowing how the Jewish Settlers use to live in NY, you may visiting the Museum Synagoge at Eldridge street, I also recomentd to have a tour in the Tennaments museum.

1  Thank tybenito
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

To enJoy your visit here… This is a very old Orthodox Jewish synagogue that was restored a number of years ago… It is physically beautiful to see… There are not many synagogues like this in America… You learn the history of Jews in America... what...More

2  Thank Faye F
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I visited this museum and it was a very interesting history lesson. This beautiful building is filled with art and a lot of history.

2  Thank Jullian P
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

This museum is small but well worth the visit! Lots of interesting history here, whether you have Jewish ancestry or not.

2  Thank gracelibrarian
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Arthur S
December 3, 2017|
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The guided tour took 45 minutes to an hour. Give it an hour to 1 1/2 hours at the most should do it.
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June 6, 2017|
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