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IN PERSON FREE Entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree at South Street Seaport Museum

IN PERSON FREE Entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree

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  • Sep. 05, 2020 through Oct. 10, 2020, September 5, 6, 12, 19, 26 and October 3, 4, and 10 at 11am-5pm
  • South Street Seaport Museum
  • 12 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038, New York
  • All Ages
  • FREE

South Street Seaport Museum will open the 1885 tall ship Wavertree to the public on with timed entry at Pier 16 (Fulton and South Streets). Entry is FREE and includes access to the ship's outdoor areas, including the main deck (via stairs and an angled gangway) and raised rear deck (accessible via ladder-type stairs). Guests will visit the open-air portions of the historic traditional sailing ship docked at Pier 16. Gaze up at the towering masts and miles of rigging and down into the vast cargo storage area. Take a peek at the galley and at the crew's quarters, a bunk room where twenty sailors tried to stay warm and dry in the worst weather. Climb up onto the quarterdeck and pose for a photo at the ship's wheel, and enjoy the view as you look out across New York Harbor and see the Brooklyn Bridge and Brooklyn Heights. Or look landward and see the skyline of the Financial District, which flourished because of ships like Wavertree which brought in the goods that helped businesses thrive. Wavertree is designated on the National Register of Historic Places and represents the thousands of ships that docked along New York's waterfront over the centuries. Visits will be self-guided along a set route. The Museum will allow no more than 35 guests on board the ship at any time to encourage social distancing from different households. All guests above the age of two will be required to wear a face covering at all times aboard Wavertree and at the Museum's Open-air pop-up gift shop booth on Pier 16. 

About South Street Seaport Museum

12 Fulton St, New York, NY 10038

New York, NY

646-765-4773