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

  • At Eldridge Street:

    Lost & Found Music

  • At Eldridge Street:

    Lifelong Learning Classes

  • At Eldridge Street:

    Preservation Detectives

  • New Permanent Exhibition at Museum at Eldridge Street

    New Visitor Center & Exhibition

    Now Open


Museum Hours & Admission
Synagogue Tours


Klezmer Jewels
Sunday, November 23

For Families

Turkey Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, November 23


Metropolitan Klezmer
Monday, December 15

Lifelong Learning

History & Bible Classes
Beginning in October


Yiddish Art Trio
Sunday, December 21

Eldridge Street Media

Kiki Smith & Deborah Gans Window

Film by Jenny Carchman

The Story of the Eldridge Street Synagogue

Film by Lindsey Megrue

DID YOU KNOW? All of the synagogue's original 1887 wood furnishings were saved in our authentic restoration.