This synagogue from the 1800's is beautifully restored with beautiful stained glass windows. Highly recommend.
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I was really surprised by this wonderful place in the midst of the Chinatown. Beautifully restored synagogue that was erected in 1887. Regardless of your religious background, this is one of hidden gems in New York. The tours are given by a knowledgeable museum staff...More
Charming museum and synagogue - faithfully restored with an interesting retelling of the history of Eldridge Street. Staff is quite welcoming and a trip to visit the museum will put you in a really interesting area - the Lower East Side.
This is a stop you have to make. Go back in time to 1900 and see how the emigrants who came to this country lived and worked. There are many different 1 hour tours and each one is more interesting then the next. A must...More
The building and history is simply amazing. You approach the synagogue and it will appear it is closed but you need to use the side entrance. Once inside the staff are there to help you with anything you need. Walking to the synagogue, it feels...More
This 1887 Synagogue was restored to it's former glory and is just breathtaking. Do not be turned off by the surrounding community - you go through a Chinese neighborhood that doesn't look the best - but it's so worth the adventure. There is a little...More
WE discovered this museum/synagogue while looking for things to do near the Tenament museum. A very nice guided tour of this restored synagogue. Our non-jewish companions found the tour enlightening as it explained jewish life in NYC at the turn of ther century.
On a Monday i was the only person for the 2 o' clock tour. Jan was the docent. She was personable, and added many interesting facts and lore about the synagogue.I highly recommend this tour, I live locally and it has been on my list..If...More
No need to be Jewish to enjoy this museum. The synagogue is BEAUTIFUL. If you are unfamiliar with Jewish culture, dont worry, the docents are used to working with all sorts of people and they will answer any questions you have. If you like architecture...More