South Street Seaport Museum, New York City

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  • Limited in what would be considered a museum and could have gotten more from Google. Had combined with sailing on the Pioneer in NY harbor............another disappointment. Out and in with "no" comme...  more »
  • The museum visit soon but what deserves the most is the sailing tour of New York Harbor on a small sailing vessel of 1885. Must be booked before and the reservation also does get in free to the Museum. Really interesting and suitable for everyone. The low price and the two hours are nice getting to see Governor's Island, Ellis island and the statue of liberty always browsing.
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  • 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 »
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • very small museum. fun exhibit but it costs too much for the square footage of the place.

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