Culture Radiates in Lower Manhattan’s One Square Mile

01/03/2012 in

From river to river, from Chambers to the Battery, Lower Manhattan is chock full of culture, art, and history.  But with Federal Hall, the Statue of Liberty, Century 21, and so many other notable attractions, it’s easy to forget!  The Downtown Alliance is here to remind you of all the incredible, diverse museums that call Lower Manhattan home.

African Burial Ground National Monument Visitor Center
290 Broadway | 212.637.2019

Anne Frank Center USA (opening February 2012)
44 Park Place | 212.431.7993

Dialog in the Dark
South Street Seaport
11 Fulton Street | 888.926.3437

Ellis Island National Museum
Ellis Island

Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl Street |212.425.1776

Museum of Jewish  Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Place|646.437.4202

New York City Police Museum
100 Old Slip|212.480.3100

Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place|212.968.1961

Smithsonian Museum of American Finance
48 Wall Street |212.908.4110

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green|212.514.3700

South Street Seaport Museum
12 Fulton Street |212.748.8600

Tribute WTC Visitor Center
120 Liberty Street|212.393.9160

Also, be sure to learn more about the Downtown Culture Pass, which offers the visitor to Lower Manhattan significant discounted access to eight cultural institutions and a walking tour of Wall Street all within walking distance of each other. The participating venues are Fraunces Tavern Museum, Museum of American Finance, Museum of Jewish Heritage, National Museum of the American Indian, 9/11 Preview Site, The New York City Police Museum, The Skyscraper Museum, Tribute WTC Visitor Center and Wall Street Walks.

For more information or to purchase the pass, please visit

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