South Street Seaport Museum, New York City

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  • July 7, 2017
    Save with free admission at South Street Seaport Museum, the Ambrose and the Wavetree on Pier 16. Free admission is every other Friday courtesy of the Howard Hughes Corporation. The next free Friday i...  more »
  • June 29, 2017
    After visiting over at the World Trade Center decided to take a walk over to the Seaport as I have not been there in quite sometime. The stores that are open are very interesting and different from th...  more »
  • June 29, 2017
    I have been visiting the city for many years. I always try to find something I have not done yet to try. I had high hopes for the museum. New York, like many major cities, has its roots in the sea and...  more »
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  • February 14, 2017
    Nice to go here at night. Staten island ferry and the subway station are just short walks away. Small museum. They don't allow tripods for your cameras though. View of Wall Street side at night can be awesome.
  • June 21, 2017
    The South Street Seaport Museum is essentially three venues; the main location on Fulton Street where you purchase ship tour tickets and also see all the exhibits, the print shop around the corner on Water Street, and the Pier 16 historic ships where you're given the tour. Not a whole lot to see overall, but it was nice receiving the tour and getting to know what things were like on the ship.
  • March 2, 2017
    This was a great museum and the tour of the docked ships is very informative! You get to see an old light ship, the Ambrose, and a newly restored cargo ship!
  • September 2, 2016
    I booked a Pioneer Schooner Sail for 8.28, which was cancelled (phone message) less than an hour before hand. I was given a phone number to call to speak about a refund or rebook - which is a general number for the South Street Seaport Museum and despite leaving messages - no one has contacted me (it's been almost a week). I have also tried to use the website to email them my information, in hopes of being able to get in touch with someone that way, only to spend time to craft a message, and then for the website to return a "404 - Page Not found " error upon submission. I think the museum is a great institution, however their customer service is virtually non existant. After spending $64 on a sail, and also donating $10 as part of the transaction. I am left frustrating with the experience, and as a result, I cannot recommend it to anyone.
  • February 7, 2017
    very small museum. fun exhibit but it costs too much for the square footage of the place.

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