South Street Seaport Museum

Head on over to the East River to discover New York's rich maritime history through artifacts, galleries and exhibitions.

The New York Pass FREE ENTRY to the South Street Seaport Museum Normally $12.00 - Free with New York Pass

New York’s Interactive Historic Experience!

The South Street Seaport Museum is a New York City cultural institution dedicated to telling the story of how the city grew from a small Dutch colony to a world port metropolis where cultures and businesses came together and thrived.

Join us on a journey that includes a working 19th Century letterpress shop, a turn-of-the-century fine goods emporium, multiple exhibitions on Schermerhorn Row, and visit Pier 16 to tour the “floating lighthouse” Ambrose and the only iron-hulled, tall ship in New York City, Wavertree.

Did You Know

  • The legendary AMBROSE ship was originally used as a "floating lighthouse" for ships sailing along the Atlantic Ocean into the New York Bay.

  • The Museum was gifted the Lighthouse Ambrose ship in 1968 from the U.S Coast guard.

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Getting to South Street Seaport Museum

Getting to South Street Seaport Museum

  • South Street Seaport Museum 12 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038
  • Closest Subway Fulton Street
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops Stop 14 on Downtown route

Opening Times

Wednesday-Sunday: 11:00am-5:00pm

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