South Street Seaport Museum, New York City

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South Street Seaport Museum is located in New York City. A visit to South Street Seaport Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our New York City trip itinerary builder website to plot your vacation.
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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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  • " Just so you know guys the admission is $12 which includes a tour of the boats." Okay great. Elderly, slow and disabled mom in lobby deciding if she wants a tour of the boats. "Just so you know guys the lobby is included in the price." Eff off dude. Chill out before I make you eat the $12. I was sure they were going to start charging by the minute just for gawking at him. Went in had a nice little tour. But that guy at the register was obnoxious.
  • This attraction was included in the NYC pass so I didn't want to miss it. Small museum but people still can get a bit of the past (mass immigration) After you can visit the Liverpool ship where a lovely guy was explaining the history of the ship. He was very passionate about it so it was great to listen to him. The volunteers truly love here what they do.
  • The South Street Seaport Museum is a small but quaint little museum that provides the history and evolution of the South Street Seaport. While the museum shouldn't take you more than 30 minutes to peruse, the best part of the museum is touring the WaverTree and Lightship Ambrose tied up to the nearby docks. Touring the ships is not handicap friendly due to the tight passageways and number of steps on each ship, but is a great experience for those interested in maritime history and the history of New York.
  • This 12-block historic East River site in lower Manhattan dates back to the 1600s, and its cobblestoned streets are packed with shops and restaurants. Pier 17 will reopen in 2016 after undergoing extensive renovation. Commercialism aside, the history runs deep here and is perhaps best experienced on one of the two 1800s tall-masted schooners the South Street Seaport Museum maintains. Go for a sunset sail with Gotham as a backdrop.
  • Despite its small appearance from the outside, it is full of interesting pieces and well kept. A must if thou are in the area!

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