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Museum of Jewish Heritage

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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...more
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36 Battery Pl, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, New York City, NY 10280-1502
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Reviewed 2 days ago

They always have interesting exhibit…The most amazing location… With a gorgeous view of the water They just hosted Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. Check which exhibits they have before you go… They usually have something worthwhile. A gem of a museum

Thank Faye F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this museum. Lots of great exhibits and spaces. This time took three generations of the family to see the Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. What a heartfelt performance! Very warm and intimate feel. The views of Statue of Liberty are amazing. Gift shop...More

Thank ldjs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here to see the new Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof, and had a few minutes afterwards to race thru the museum after the show. The auditorium has great sound and sightlines, and the show is immensely powerful. What we saw of the...More

Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with a friend and her pre-teen son. We got in for free because of her museum pass. Would’ve paid anyway since it’s such a comprehensive museum. So much history, culture, geography and heritage on display. The highlight is the holographic projections of real...More

1  Thank Justin Time J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fiddler in Yiddish with English Subtitles was wonderful to see and experience in this small and intimate theater! Go see before it ends! And visit the Museum to learn and experience the Jewish experience...impactful and interesting.

1  Thank Dad527
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the museum's Edmond J. Safra Hall to see the Yiddish version of Fiddler on the Roof (with English and Russian super-titles), directed by the legendary Joel Grey. The museum is located at Battery Place in a fabulous location near the tip of...More

1  Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommended for the exhibitions both temporary and permanent. Permanent exhibitions on the Holocaust A place also for conferences and meetings on the Jewish Heritage from antiquiity till the present. A very good book shop featuring current interests. Site of "Fiddler on the Roof",current performances...More

Thank easywater
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are permanent and special exhibitions. Also has a cafe with ethic foods Were here to a special exhibit. They also have musical events and plays

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to the museum to see the Yiddish version of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, which was absolutely amazing. We hadn't seen the museum before and we spent a few hours there following the performance. First, it is a Holocaust museum primarily and I mistakenly thought...More

Thank MJ R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was unaware of this museum. It is a beautiful facility overlooking the Statue of Liberty. Outstanding exhibits about Jewish history and the Holocaust. Saw a wonderful production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish with English and Russian supertitles. Nice kosher dairy restaurant on...More

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emilyd1968
April 19, 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
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February 24, 2018|
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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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