Museum of Jewish Heritage
The Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park City is a living memorial to those lost in the Holocaust.
The museum has received more than 2 million visitors since opening in 1997 and its mission statement:
"to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the broad tapestry of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries"
This makes it an essential place for anyone seeking insight into this often overlooked chapter of history
A short walk through the museum's doors will take you on a journey that is both sobering and illuminating.
The six-sided building with a pyramid shaped roof designed to evoke memories of Jews lost in the Holocaust, houses some powerful exhibits.
When you first walk into the museum, it's hard not to be overwhelmed by all of its amazing features.
The Morgenthau Wing was opened in 2003 and contains both offices as well as classrooms for students who want learn more about American history here at this wonderful institution
1123 Broadway, New York, NY 10010