Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian details the history and cultural of America’s native people through costumes, artifacts, and artworks. The items spans more than 10,000 years of Indian heritage gathered by collector George Gustav Heyee (1874 – 1957).  He was a Banking New York Millionaire and his collection became the core of the National Museum of the American Indian. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park City, Battery ParkWall Street, Statue of LibertyEllis IslandNew York Stock ExchangeWall StreetMuseum of Jewish Heritage, Trinity ChurchSkyscraper MuseumBowling Green ParkBull Bronze sculptureFederal Hall National Memorial, and Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

The National Museum of the American Indian is operated by the Smithsonian Institution.
The National Museum of the American Indian is in the beautiful 1907 Beaux Arts U.S. Customs House, across the street from Battery Park.
Location:  1 Bowling Green Between State and Whitehall Street.

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