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

Dive into New York City's rich maritime history by paying a visit to the South Street Seaport Museum!


View the cabins and decks of six historic ships dating back to the 19th Century in New York. Inside you will get to see many interesting artifacts and exhibitions that beautifully depict the origins of the city and early discoveries that were made at sea. 

The museum includes a complex of 19th century buildings occupying 2 blocks along the East River. Within the buildings, galleries are on display, showing not only the history of life at sea in New York but also peaking the imagination of visitors and showing what life would be like if they were living on an old sailing cargo ship like those used in the 19th Century. 

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 teh 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

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Opening Times

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

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