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South Street Seaport Museum
South Street Seaport Museum at New York

South Street Seaport Museum

12 Fulton St, New York, NY, 10038
Category: Activities
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Maritime History at the South Street Seaport

Learn more about New York's rich maritime history at this unique historic district in the heart of Lower Manhattan. Visitors can explore 12 blocks of landmark warehouses and historic buildings, enjoy a visit to a working 19th century print shop and stationers, wander along Fulton Street overlooking the East River, and tour the museum's fleet of six historic ships, including an iron sailing ship, a fishing schooner and a floating lightship.


Prices -

 Museum tickets are $12 adults, $8 students/seniors and $5 children (2-12). Kids under 2 enter free. Sail Pioneer! harbor cruise tickets are $38 adults, $32 students/seniors, $20 children (2-12), and $5 children under 2. 

Hours - 

Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10am-6pm (April-December). Open Friday-Monday from 10am-5pm (January-March).
Admission prices and/or hours are subject to change. Please visit the attraction's website for today's current rates and hours.


  • Seaport Music Festival
  • KidAround!
  • Art events


  • Open Ships tours
  • Harbor cruises 
  • Museum & library
  • Titanic Memorial
  • Print shop
  • Bridge Cafe 


  • What is the South Seaport Area's History?

    Located on the shore of New York's East River, this historic district is home to some of the city's oldest buildings. The area was once home to the Port of New York, a bustling center of commerce during the 1800s, where ships arrived from and departed to destinations around the globe.
  • Museum Information

    Founded in 1967, the museum is located in a 12-square-block area of historic 19th century warehouses situated in Lower Manhattan. Designated as a National Maritime Museum, the area is home to museum galleries, a lighthouse, a working 19th century print shop, and a fleet of six ships that are available for tours and sailing cruises.

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