Discover the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue, a breath-taking National Historic Landmark located on New York City's Lower East Side.

The Museum at Eldridge street offers an intimate, authentic portal to the past for people of all backgrounds. Step into the footsteps of the synagogue's immigrant founders. Explore digital displays. Discover how the immigrant experience transformed and continues to transform communities today.

  • "Gasp-inducing"

    The New York Times

  • Generation to Generation Festival on November 13, 2016
  • Dąbrowa Białostocka on My Mind by artist Mark Podwal

    Kaddish for Dabrowa Bialostocka by Mark Podwal

    Through December 1

  • NYC's Coolest Museums

    Time Out New York

  • Preservation Detectives

    Family Events Every Month

  • Adult Learning Classes

    Beginning October 28

  • School Program at the Museum at Eldridge Street

    School Programs

    Offered Sunday through Thursday


Museum Hours, Admission & Synagogue Tours

Adult Learning

Fall Classes for Adults
October -December

Book Launch

The Borscht Belt
Thursday, October 27

Walking Tour

Explore the Lower East Side
Sunday, October 30


Celebrate our 130th Year!
Sunday, November 13


Support the Museum
Thursday, November 3

Eldridge Street Media

Watch Eldridge Street on

Thirteen/WNET TV

Kiki Smith & Deborah Gans Window

Film by Jenny Carchman

The Story of the Synagogue

Film by Lindsey Megrue

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams &
Empanadas Festival