Discover the Mystery and History of the Eldridge Street Synagogue

A secret room where no one EVER goes (but you can)!

A sky-high ceiling covered with golden stars.

A building so filled with stories, its walls almost seem to talk.

Who says museums aren't fun?


Plan a Family Visit

Museum Hours:

Sunday – Thursday from 10am to 5pm
Friday from 10am to 3 pm
Closed on Saturdays and major national and Jewish holidays


$14 adults, $10 students/seniors,
$8 children 5–18; Children under 5 are free
Free Mondays (up to 6 people)


12 Eldridge Street between Canal and Division Streets
Visit our Directions page for transportation and parking information

Special For Families:

  • Preservation Detectives Voted Best Family Tour 2013 by Time Out Magazine
  • Guided tours with a scavenger hunt for kids
  • Award-winning interactive exhibits

The Museum's family and K-12 school programs are funded by The Brenner Family Foundation, the Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg Family Foundation, the Abraham and Mildred Goldstein Charitable Trust, the Haas Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, the Leo Rosner Foundation, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

We accept the
Cool Culture Pass

Preservation Detectives

Preservation DetectivesBinoculars? Check. Notepads? Check. Magnifying glasses? Check. Preservation Detectives, grab your tools and prepare for adventure! Step into a world filled with color, stories, and secrets. Climb stairs, count stars, open doors, even peek inside these 125 year old walls. Each month features a different theme, a colorful art project, and a new discovery.