The Seaport Museum Turns 50!


The South Street Seaport Museum Turns 50! | FREE Community Celebration

Saturday, April 29, 11am – 5pm | Bell-ringing Ceremony at 1pm

The South Street Seaport Museum invites you to join the kick-off of its fiftieth year with a FREE public celebration on Saturday, April 29th!

This family-friendly event will include free admission throughout the day to all of the Museum’s offerings within the historic Seaport District, including tours of current exhibitions, tours of our historic ships, letterpress printing demonstrations by Bowne Printers, family educational activities, and live music on Pier 16.

At 1pm, Museum founders, trustees, staff, volunteers, and elected officials, including special guests City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, and council member Margaret Chin will help us recognize five decades of the South Street Seaport Museum with a ceremony on Pier 16!

Please Join us for this FREE community celebration.


By subway: 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, J, Z to Fulton Street station
Bus: M15, M15-SBS to Fulton Street. Downtown Connection to Pearl Street and Fulton Street.

*As we are located in an historic district please contact the museum regarding accessibility needs prior to your visit