Thank you for your interest in the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. We look forward to welcoming you to our New York City home.

Through May 7, 2019, we invite you to visit us:

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday *
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
* Note that our hours change during these times:
From November 8, 2019 through March 14, 2020, we will be open from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Fridays.

Last admission to the Museum is 30 minutes prior to closing time.

Starting May 8, 2019, Museum hours will be extended:

Sunday – Thursday:           10 AM to 9 PM (Last Auschwitz exhibition entry at 7 PM)
Friday:                                   10 AM to 5 PM (Last Auschwitz exhibition entry at 3 PM)

Please note that the exhibition Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. (opening May 8, 2019) requires a timed ticket. You can learn more by visiting our ticketing page.

The Museum is closed on Saturdays, Jewish holidays, and Thanksgiving. Upcoming holiday closings are found on our Museum Holiday Schedule page.


The Museum’s Core Exhibition is closed to prepare the galleries for the upcoming Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away exhibition. During this time, Museum admission is complimentary for everyone. If you are looking to purchase advance tickets to Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away. (opening May 8, 2019), please visit our ticketing page.

For more information about creating a meaningful experience for groups, young learners, and school visits, please check out School & Youth Group Visits. Learn about New York’s Holocaust Curriculum – a free, online resource designed for use in middle and high school classrooms.

All visitors to the Museum must pass through security. Thank you in advance for your understanding. We’d also like to remind you that eating, drinking, and cell phone use are not permitted in the Museum galleries. Photography and filming guidelines are available here. 

We hope to see you soon.

Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280

Phone: 646.437.4202