Eric Ferrara, the Executive Director of the Lower East Side History Project has announced the Museum of the American Gangster will open in New York City this spring.

Today, Eric Ferrara, the Executive Director of the Lower East Side History Project announced the Museum of the American Gangster will open in New York City this spring at 80 St. Marks Place, inside the historic Theater 80 building. The Museum of the American Gangster (MOAG) will take an intimate look at the American gangster with found artifacts and stories told from a firsthand perspective. The museum is currently working with a team of criminal authors and scholars, family members and the estates of notable crime figures. The goal is to create an enjoyable experience for both casual fans and historians. There will be a speakeasy, gift shop and “a maze of hidden rooms and artifacts in the basement left over from Prohibition.”

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