South Street Seaport Museum

Museums, History Financial District
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Photograph: Andrew Hinderaker"Super Models" at the South Street Seaport Museum
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Photograph: Andrew Hinderaker"Bottled Up: Miniature Vessels from the Collection" at the South Street Seaport Museum
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Photograph: Andrew Hinderaker"Waterline" at the South Street Seaport Museum
Set in 11 blocks along the East River, this museum is an amalgam of galleries, historic ships, 19th-century buildings and a visitors’ center. Wander around the rebuilt streets and pop in to see an exhibition on marine life and history before climbing aboard the four-masted 1911 tall ship Peking. The seaport is generally thick with tourists, but it’s still a lively place to spend an afternoon, especially for families with children, who will enjoy the atmosphere and intriguing seafaring memorabilia.

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Venue name: South Street Seaport Museum
Contact:
Address: 12 Fulton St
New York
10038
Cross street: between South and Water Sts
Opening hours: Daily 10am–6pm
Transport: Subway: A, C, J, Z, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Fulton St
Price: $10; children under 9 free, Fri-Sun 11am-5pm

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