5 Things to Do at the South Street Seaport

The South Street Seaport is a historic neighborhood bounded by the Financial District,  East River, and Two Bridges. The juxtaposition of old and new makes this part of NYC worth visiting. From the former Fulton Fish Market and sailing ships to the modern malls filled with shops and food, the South Street Seaport has much to offer.

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1. South Seaport Museum

South Street Seaport Museum defines itself as “a cultural institution dedicated to telling the story of the rise of New York as a port city and its critical role in the development of the United States. The Museum uses its historic buildings and ships to provide interactive exhibits, education, and experiences.”

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2. Fulton Market

 

3. Live Music

There is also a stage where bands and musicians play, throughout the summer and autumn. 

4. Shop

The mall at the South Street Seaport includes an eclectic range of stores and shops, which sell items ranging from stationery to clothing.

 

5. Eat and Drink

In the mood for Italian? Seafood? Asian Fusion? Check out Fresh Salt or Fishmarket Restaurant or VBar Seaport or the Seaport Food Lab.