South Street Seaport Museum
Explore New York’s origins as a world port. Browse vast collections and visit historic buildings and ships. The South Street Seaport Museum provides hands-on discovery and education about the global interaction of commerce, labor and diverse cultures that took place at the Seaport in centuries past.
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Seaport Discovery: Exploring Our Waters with Eric Carle – Children aged 2-7 can explore a room of murals from two of Eric Carle’s illustrated picture books, and enjoy related activities like meeting a live hermit crab.
Exhibitions – Discover a gallery showcasing art and artifacts from 19th-century NYC, and an exhibition on migrants and millionaires aboard great ocean liners.
Historic Ship Tours – Board and explore 1885 cargo ship Wavertree and early 20th century lightship Ambrose.
12 FULTON ST BET. FRONT ST & SOUTH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10038