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Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York City

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4.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Take an educational, sobering look at the Jewish people who died in the Holocaust at Museum of Jewish Heritage. This large museum features a collection of more than 25,000 items related to the tragic time period, including photographs and documentary films. Learn about the Jewish lifestyle in the late 19th and early 20th centuries before exploring the collection that delves into World War II. Using artifacts, historical footage, and testimonies speaking of terrible hatred and violence, experience the war from the viewpoint of the Jews who lived through it. Finish your visit in the Garden of Stones, where trees were planted by Holocaust survivors and their families. To visit Museum of Jewish Heritage and get the most from your holiday in New York City, create itinerary details personal to you using our New York City tourist route planner.
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  • The museum is partially closed for renovation. What we saw is well done but unimpressive. Probably when the museum is fully open, the visit will be more fulfilling. 
  • At a time when our world is being divided between groups with little understanding of each other, this museum opens up Jewish culture and history, including the Holocaust, to all visitors. The first f...  read more »
  • Ticket price expensive, grueling controls for security, but especially the inability to take pictures, that was the straw that broke the camel's back and I decided not to get into it, on the other hand, it is well known the arrogance of certain subjects
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  • Beautiful location close to the water in lower Manhattan. The main exhibit is mostly around the Holocaust. A tragic part of history that is shown in a intriguing way. It is not only the Holocaust that is being addressed, of course culture and other history is also covered. The museum is very well maintained and staff was really kind.
  • Beautiful commemoration in a beautiful setting on the water in lower Manhattan. I've visited the well-done exhibits and attended a number of events here. Everything is done top-rate and professional. Plan on extra time for security - they have airport style screening, but the security staff is much friendlier than TSA ;-)
  • I hated this place cuz this city is racest where dafuk is mulim museam??
  • Although commanding a prime location near water and amidst plenty of greenery, the museum failed to engage with its dated displays. I did appreciate the remembrance garden. As a whole feels like it needs a refresh to engage more with the public.
  • More of a Holocaust museum than a Jewish museum but amazing nonetheless. They have so much cool history like old nazi passports and first hand stor.
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