Museum at Eldridge Street

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Nestled in the national historic landmark from Chinatown of Manhattan, 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue, the Museum at Eldridge Street was opened on 2nd December 2007 after a twenty years long restoration. Representing the educational and cultural mission to discover the Jewish New York and American Jewish history especially from immigration and from the Lower East Side, the museum provides informative tours and organizes Jewish religious programs. Reflecting the Victorian glory, the museum contains Jewish ritual artifacts, artifacts preserved from the restoration, Yiddish signs, archival documents and oral histories.

The interactive displays speak on behalf of the Jewish practice, immigrant history and the installation regarding historic preservation that was awarded the Museum’s Gold Award by American Association. Marvel at the 21st century stained glass window crafted by Deborah Gans and Kiki Smith. Walk upstairs to the Women’s Gallery to explore the synagogue restoration exhibit and check out the Family History Center to visit the rotating exhibit on family stories and photographs from the Lower East Side. The one-hour tours are offered everyday from 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 noon, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM and 4 PM while the two-hour long tour is offered on Friday where the last tour is from 2 PM. Free for kids below 5 and ID-holding federally disabled and the caregiver, the admission cost is USD 15 for adults, USD 8 for kids between five and seventeen and USD 10 for seniors and students.        

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Timing :  one-hour tours are offered everyday from 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 noon, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM and 4 PM while the two-hour long tour is offered on Friday where the last tour is from 2 PM. 

Disability friendly : Yes

Entry Fee : USD 15 for adults, USD 8 for kids between five and seventeen and USD 10 for seniors and students. Free for kids below 5 and ID-holding federally disabled and the caregiver

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Informative tours, Jewish religious programs, Jewish ritual artifacts, artifacts preserved from the restoration, Yiddish signs, archival documents and oral histories,  interactive displays, 21st (Read More)century stained glass window, Women’s Gallery, Family History Center  

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