Discover the synagogue that holds such deep significance in the Jewish History of the Lower East Side and the many artifacts that the Museum at Eldridge St. has to show.

Inside of the historic synagogue is the museum in which you can find a massive collection of written letters and artifacts from the congregation of Eldridge St. The New York Times has described the museum as "gasp-inducing". You'll certainly enjoy the museum's nostalgic feel and interactive digital displays.

Did You Know

  • The main sanctuary at the Museum of Eldridge St. was once abandoned for decades. It was then rediscovered by a professor at New York University in the 1970's.

  • It took only 10 months to initially build the synagogue but it took about 20 years to rebuild.

How To Get There

  • B, D to Grand Street station.

  • F to East Broadway station.

  • N, Q, R, J, Z, 6 to Canal Street station.

Make The Most Of Your New York Pass

- Entrance to the Museum at Eldridge St. is normally $14.

- The New York Pass grants you free entry to the museum plus over 100 attractions in New York City.


see the: full list of attractions included »

Monday 10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am-5:00pm
Friday 10:00am-3:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm


Jewish Holidays and some National Holidays

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12 Eldridge St. (between Canal and Division) New York, NY 10002