Wednesday-Sunday | 11 am to 5 pm | Purchase Tickets
Stop by Schermerhorn Row to learn more about the many opportunities at the Museum. Purchase tickets, view the ongoing
exhibition Street of Ships: The Port and Its People, and sign up for membership or volunteering.
Visit our new ongoing exhibition: Millions: Migrants and Millionaires abroad the Great Liners, 1900-1914
Admission includes access to both the 1885 cargo ship Wavertree and the 1907 lightship Ambrose, weather permitting. Guided tours of Ambrose are offered several times daily.
Due to Hurricane Sandy-related damages, access to the galleries on upper floors is by appointment, for Education programs, or private groups only. | Please e-mail email@example.com for more information.
The 2018 sailing season has ended; stay tuned for the 2019 schedule!
Click here for more information about Pioneer sailing and volunteer opportunities, as well as special events and programs.
The South Street Seaport Museum is home to a fleet of five historic vessels: the 133 year-old Wavertree, cargo ship and flagship of the Seaport Museum’s fleet, now back from a 13-million dollar, 18-month, city-funded restoration; the Historic National Landmark 1907 lightship Ambrose; schooners Pioneer and Lettie G. Howard, both award-winning sail training vessels; and W.O. Decker, one of the last steam-powered, wooden tugs built in New York.
Click here to learn about our historic ships.
The Seaport Museum offers several tours on varying topics that bring to light the hidden, forgotten, and overlooked histories of the South Street Seaport Historic District and New York.
All tours meet at the Museum’s main entrance (12 Fulton Street). Tours will last approximately 75 minutes. Please be sure to dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes | Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
7 Days a Week* | 11 am to 7 pm | Free to the Public | Workshops
*Bowne Printers is open Mondays by appointment only
Carrying on the age old tradition of job printing (small batch printing), the South Street Seaport Museum is home to Bowne & Co. Stationers, New York’s oldest operating business under the same name, and Bowne Printers, which offers workshops and custom printing. Visitors can see our collection of 19th printing presses and purchase printed goods.