N.Y. Holocaust Museum Set to Open

NEW YORK -- This city's Holocaust museum was set to open Sept. 15. The Museum of Jewish Heritage -- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is located opposite the Statue of Liberty shoreline at 18 First Place, in the Battery Park City section of Manhattan.

The daily life of Europe's Jews earlier in this century and their persecution by the Nazis during World War II is documented by more than 800 historical and cultural artifacts, more than 2,000 photos and extensive video testimony.

The museum will be open Sundays to Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursdays until 8 p.m. On Fridays and the eves of Jewish holidays, hours will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; it will be closed on Saturdays and Jewish holidays. Admission is $7 for adults, and $5 for students and seniors.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster; call (800) 307-4007 or (212) 307-4007.

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