Plan Your Visit

Do you want an authentic New York City experience? Are you looking to explore Jewish New York? Then visit the Museum at Eldridge Street. We are housed in the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue, a magnificent National Historic Landmark that has been restored. Take a tour, explore our exhibitions, and savor the beauty of our site.

MUSEUM HOURS

Sunday – Thursday: 10 am to 5 pm

Friday: 10 am to 3 pm

Saturday: Closed

The Museum is closed for major Jewish and national holidays.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CLOSURES

Sunday, September 29 – closed at 3PM
Monday, September 30
Tuesday, October 1
Tuesday, October 8 – closed at 3PM
Wednesday, October 9
Sunday, October 13 – closed at 3PM
Monday, October 14
Tuesday, October 15
Monday, October 21
Tuesday, October 22

 ADMISSION

Adults: $14

Students and Seniors: $10

Children 5-17: $8    Under 5: Free

Admission on Mondays is ‘Pay What You Wish’

The Museum offers free admission, for the federally disabled and an attendant, with valid ID.

IDNYC cards entitle the bearer to one year of free admission.

The Museum offers free year-round admission to active duty military personnel and their families, and is a proud Blue Star Museum.

Please note strollers are not permitted in the Museum. You will be asked to leave your stroller with coat check.

TOURS

Tours of the Museum’s landmark site, the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue, are offered daily at 10, 11, 12, 1, 2, 3 and 4 pm. Tours are approximately one hour. On Friday, the last tour is at 2 pm.

International Visitors
Translations of printed self-guided tours are available in English, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

 ACCESS

The Museum at Eldridge Street is fully accessible – ramps and elevators provide access to all four levels of the building. Visit the Access page to find more information about group tours catering to individuals on the Autism Spectrum and with diverse needs and abilities.

Want to know what to expect during your visit? Request our Social Story by emailing contact@eldridgestreet.org.

The Museum offers complimentary admission for any personal care attendant accompanying a visitor.

FAMILIES

Ask for our Family Guide and Scavenger Hunts. Explore the Family Page of our website for upcoming events.

GROUPS

Reservations are required for groups of ten or more people. Pay What You Wish Mondays are not applicable for group tours. Learn more about our Group Tour offerings here.

ADDRESS

Museum at Eldridge Street
12 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10002

Phone: 212-219-0302
info@eldridgestreet.com


F to East Broadway

Exit at Rutgers Street and Canal. Walk four blocks west on Canal. Turn left on Eldridge Street. The Museum will be on your left. (5 minute walk from subway).


B or D to Grand Street

Walk one block east on Grand Street to Eldridge Street. Turn right onto Eldridge and walk south 2 1/2 blocks. The Museum will be on your left. (5 min walk from subway).  Note:  the B train does not
run on weekends and holidays.


6, N, Q, R, J or Z to Canal Street

Walk east on the north side of Canal Street. Continue walking east past the entrance to the Manhattan Bridge. Turn right on Eldridge Street. The Museum will be on your left. (10 min walk from subway).

Subway and bus service can sometimes change. You may want to check the MTA’s site for service updates before heading to the Museum at Eldridge Street.

M15 to Grand and Allen Streets

Walk two blocks south on Allen Street and turn right on Canal Street. Walk one block west on Canal Street and take a left on Eldridge Street. The Museum will be on your left. (2 minute walk from bus stop).

M15 Select to Hester and Allen Streets

Walk south on Allen Street and turn right on Canal Street. Walk one block west on Canal Street and take a left on Eldridge Street. The Museum will be on your left. (2 minute walk from bus stop).

Subway and bus service can sometimes change. You may want to check the MTA’s site for service updates before heading to the Museum at Eldridge Street.

From the Brooklyn Bridge

(Note that buses are not allowed on the Brooklyn Bridge)
From the bridge take the Centre Street North exit ;
Turn right on Centre Street and proceed north to Grand Street;
Turn right on Grand Street;
Turn right on Allen Street;
Turn right on Division Street and make the first right onto Eldridge Street;
The museum will be on your right.

From the Manhattan Bridge

Make a right off the bridge onto Canal Street;
Turn right on Allen Street;
Turn right on Division Street and make the first right onto Eldridge Street;
The museum will be on your right.

From the Williamsburg Bridge

Exit the bridge on Delancy Street and proceed west to Allen Street;
Turn left on Allen Street;
Turn right on Division Street and make the first right onto Eldridge Street;
The museum will be on your right.

From the George Washington Bridge
and FDR Drive South

From the bridge merge onto Harlem River; Drive which turns into FDR Drive South;
Take the Grand Street exit and proceed west on Grand to Allen Street;
Turn left on Allen Street;
Turn right on Division Street and make the first right onto Eldridge Street;
The museum will be on your right.

From the Lincoln Tunnel and West Side Highway

Exit the highway at 34th Street, 23rd Street, or 14th Street;
Drive east across town to 2nd Avenue and turn right;
Proceed south on 2nd Avenue to Houston Street and turn left;
Drive three blocks east and turn right on Allen Street;
Turn right on Division Street and make the first right onto Eldridge Street;
The museum will be on your right.

From the Holland Tunnel

Exit the tunnel and proceed east on Canal Street;
Turn left onto Center Street go two blocks and turn right onto Grand Street;
Continue east on Grand Street and turn right onto Allen Street;
Turn right on Division Street and make the first right onto Eldridge Street;
The museum will be on your right.

Cars

Parking is available on the street or in the following garages:

Bridgeview Auto Center

26 Forsythe Street (between Canal and Division Streets)
Open 8am-11pm daily, hourly parking rates.

Champion Parking

2 Division Street (between Market Street and Bowery) Open 24 hours daily, hourly parking rates and early bird special available.

Imperial Parking

59-63 Allen Street (between Grand and Hester Streets) Open 24 hours daily, hourly parking rates.

 

School & Tour Buses

We recommend that busses drop off their visitors in front of the synagogue and park afterwards. There are two options for parking buses in the neighborhood:

Street Parking

Bus parking is sometimes available one block away from the Museum alongside the Manhattan Bridge on Forsyth Street between Canal and Division Streets.