The museums and historic landmarks of Lower Manhattan are an American treasure. Explore one of the most diverse and concentrated groups of museums in the world – 15 sites all within comfortable walking distance of each other. This annual event takes place rain or shine.
For complete information, including a map and schedule of events, visit NightAtTheMuseums.org or pick up a free Night at the Museums Guide at any of the participating institutions. All activities are free but some require tickets or advance reservation: The National September 11 Memorial Museum tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the museum starting at 4:00 p.m. Walking tours offered by Lower Manhattan Tours require an advance reservation and a limited number of tickets will be available for walk-ups. Tours offered by the NYC Municipal Archives also require advance registration. See details below and on the NATM website.
African Burial Ground
China Institute Federal Hall
Fraunces Tavern Museum
Museum of American Finance
Museum of Jewish Heritage- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
National Archives at New York City
The National Museum of the American Indian- Smithsonian Institution
National September 11 Memorial Museum
NYC Municipal Archives
9/11 Tribute Center
The Skyscraper Museum
South Street Seaport Museum