Mission The South Street Seaport Museum preserves and interprets the origins and growth of New York City as a world port, a place where goods, labor, and cultures are exchanged through work, commerce, and the interaction of diverse communities. South Street Seaport Museum By subway: Take the A, C, 2, 3, J, Z, 4, or 5 train to Fulton Street. By bus: Take the M-15 SBS or M-15 to Fulton Street. By water: The NYC Ferry, and New York Waterway provide service to Pier 11. The Staten Island Ferry provides services to Whitehall Terminal. Parking: Parking lots can be found at Front and John Streets, as well as 294 Pearl Street.