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The Jewish Museum

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The Jewish Museum of New York offers acclaimed art exhibitions that explore art and culture from ancient to modern times. The Museum is located on New York's famed Museum Mile.
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1109 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10128-0118
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+1 212-423-3200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Saturday is free day. No queues, no crowds, an absolute pleasure to see the well laid out exhibits with explanations.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum contains both religious and secular exhibits. The third floor is full of Menorahs, and other religious attribute, the first - is for exhibitions. Today we say the exhibition which is very very secular - and I'd even characterize it as 18+ To be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Greg K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have long admired the Jewish Museum but this was the first time I have visited. We planned a NYC excursion that would let us pick up the great fall exhibitions right before the closed: Delacroix at the Met and Marc/Macke at the Neue Galerie,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lnwyd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to The Jewish Museum for a concert. The auditorium was a nice comfortable space. Afterwards, we viewed the exhibits and it was fascinating. All the exhibits were about Jewish early 20th century Russian artists. There was a good balance between pieces and documents....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank CorpSpy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you visit on Christmas Day, as I did, arrive 10:30AM, as I did, so you get through security before the crowds arrive.And buy your tickets online in advance, which I didn't think to do. I hung out in the basement near the restaurant between...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 179cynthiaf
Reviewed 20 November 2018

After visiting other Jewish Museums and being Jewish myself I was so excited to find this place, especially as it looked so big from the out side. Inside I wasn't disappointed with the cafe or the gift shop but the Museum itself was a let...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank UkCarla
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Here you will find a lot of stuff related to jewish culture (of course). If you are a bit interested, you will not be disappointed when finished.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KongHans1
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I noticed a poster on the subway that highlighted this museum's current exhibit. Having an hour before the meeting I was headed to, I stopped in -- only to be told that because I had my hand luggage with me, I could not enter the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Culturecrazy
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The Jewish Museum is a great museum on the Upper East Side that has a varied collection: art of Jewish theme and artifacts from Jewish culture (seder plates and Hanukkah lamps from around the world and from different eras). It's not the largest museum, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 14 October 2018

it is one of the smaller museums in Manhattan but this time temporary exhibition of Chagall paintings was well worth the trip, too bad the restaurant is closed on Saturdays

Date of experience: October 2018
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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Janet M
1 February 2018|
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Response from Allansha | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is $20. For adults. I am a member for years do not sure sorry Less for seniors. And children
18 December 2017|
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Response from badbaruch57 | Reviewed this property |
wed only day Closed !
Anna w
15 April 2017|
Response from TJMNY | Property representative |
Hi Anna, Apologies for not seeing this sooner--I hope you visited us! There is no need to pre-book a ticket for our exhibitions and the line is rarely long. Best, Kendall