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FREE Entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree, FREE Outdoor Exhibition on Pier 16 at South Street Seaport Museum

FREE Entry to 1885 Tall Ship Wavertree, FREE Outdoor Exhibition on Pier 16

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South Street Seaport Museum will open the 1885 tall ship Wavertree to the public beginning on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through October 2021, with timed entry. Entry is FREE and includes access to the ship's outdoor areas, including the main deck and raised rear deck. Timed-entry tickets can be reserved online. 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. Guests will visit the traditional sailing ship docked at Pier 16. Gaze up at the towering masts and miles of rigging. Learn how people worked and lived aboard a 19th century cargo sailing vessel, from the captain to the ship's officers, cooks, and crew. Then visit the cargo hold and stand atop our new viewing platform where you can take in the massive main cargo area. 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. Visits will be self-guided along a set route. All guests above the age of two will be required to wear a face covering and to sanitize their hands at all times aboard Wavertree and at the Museum's pop-up gift shop. 

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