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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
+1 212-219-0888
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not a particularly well known tourist attraction I believe but this museum is really worth a visit. It provides a fascinating insight into early life in the lower east side. Our guide was really interesting and knowledgeable.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had seen the outside of this wonderful building when last in New York and were determined to go back and are so glad we did. Walking through the vibrancy of the Chinese neighborhood is the first treat, finding this architectural wonder, the second, and...More

Thank Melissa E
Courtney B, Manager at Museum at Eldridge Street, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Melissa, Thank you for coming to visit us at Eldridge Street! We are so happy to hear that you had a good experience here. I shared your kudos with our docent Herb. Hope to see you back again in the future. - Courtney

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful tour of the beautiful Restored Eldridge Synagogue. The docents are extremely informed. There Is also 3 short videos in the rabbi's study. This is still a used and active Synagogue.

Thank tammymarty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After living in NY for 20 years and leaving for 10 and now back in NY as a tourist. My husband being of the Jewish Faith has known about this Synagogue, but have never been there. We finally were able to get to see and...More

Thank akdeepdiver
Courtney B, Manager at Museum at Eldridge Street, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and reviewing The Museum at Eldridge Street! We hope to see you back in the future. - Courtney

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This magnificent synagogue has been saved and beautifully restored. Almost lost through neglect and closure this important historic building has been saved for generations to come. The tour is fascinating. A must visit for anyone interested in New York history

Thank JNWSuisse
EldridgeStreet, Manager at Museum at Eldridge Street, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us here at The Museum at Eldridge Street! We are glad you enjoyed the tour, and we hope to see you back soon for a concert or lecture.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This s place is magic from another era. The place has amazing artifacts and stories and kept me spellbound . Beautifully maintained with a rich and honored history of another time in the history of the city

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The tour starts in the smaller sanctuary on the first floor where the history of this 100+ year old building is described. A unique labor of love led a gorgeous restoration of the synagogue, which is guaranteed to take your breath away when you enter,...More

Thank WandererLinda
Courtney B, Manager at Museum at Eldridge Street, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for coming to visit Eldridge Street! Safe travels. :)

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Tucked under the Williamsburg Bridge is an iconic reminder of the Jewish immigrant experience in America . The Lower East Side was home to a burgeoning Jewish community. The Eldridge Street Synagogue was the hub of the community. It is both a museum and a...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

My wife and I took a tour at this historic building a few days ago, led by an older man who has lived in the neighborhood for his entire life. we had visited this building when it was a condemned relic of another time with...More

1  Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This had been a remarkable renovation-20 million dollars worth. And it's a truly hidden gem on the lower east side being encroached by Chinatown. Yet, it persists thanks to those with a vision to keep it from the wrecking ball. The tour lasts an hour...More

Thank jgbtravels
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stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
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