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National Museum of American Jewish History

101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2517
+1 215-923-3811
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The Museum offers tickets for Adults (ages 22-64) $12, Youths (ages 13-21) $11, Children (12-under) free, Active Military (with ID) free, Seniors (65+) $11. This museum offers dynamic and always intriguing exhibits. The history and evolution of the American Jewish community from colonial times onward is chronicled.
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101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2517
City Centre East
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The security was very tight to enter the museum. It brings to life the history of Jews in America. A must visit place right in the heart of the historic city.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A superb exhibit that places in perspective the life and career of a great American composer. There is enough detail to understand the man and yet the information does become overwhelming.

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NMAJH1, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of American Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for coming and giving such an ecstatic review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope you come back soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It would stand as one of the greatest Jewish museums. It gives detailed overview of American Jewish History.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jewish history is always evolving. Great displays and stories of real people and just how American Jewry came into being (immigration) and is constantly changing (different forms of belief) - yet the same. Also use of film and art throughout. Jewish celebrities and how they...More

Thank Barbara M
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NMAJH1, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of American Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I agree, it is interesting to look at Jewish history and compare it with Jewish culture today. Glad you are so fond of the core exhibits, and thanks for the review! Please come back soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting and informing and delivery was also good. This was a stop by that was unexpected as we attended a concert in this venue

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Among the greatest Jewish museums of the world, the National Museum of American Jewish History offers the most comprehensive overview of American Jewish history available anywhere. A scholarly team led by Professor Jonathan Sarna supervised the development of the exhibit and continues to oversee the...More

Thank Mark W
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NMAJH1, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of American Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are honored to hear how highly you think of this institution! Please come visit again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful museum located in the historic heart of Philadelphia. The museum illustrates and explain the Jewish American culture and history from immigration of the earliest settlers to the hard work, community and family life of the current citizens. Artifacts from worship services...More

Thank Kyle S
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NMAJH1, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of American Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for checking out the museum, and thank you for the lovely review! As for your dear friend, bring her by the museum, I'm sure she'd love it! Come back soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Jewish Museum is a must Place to visit if you are in Philadelphia. It sit in the historic village of the city, This museum is filled with rich history about the Jewish Nation and their fight for freedom. I left that place being so...More

Thank Debbie M
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NMAJH1, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of American Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey Debbie, thanks for checking out the museum and leaving such a positive review! We strive to be an open community here, inviting all people from different backgrounds to learn about Jewish history. Come back soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had planned to visit Zahav and thought it would be great to visit the National Museum of American Jewish History since it is very close by. With the James Beard Award, Zahav is even more popular, with reservations out to July. We decided to...More

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NMAJH1, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of American Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are glad that you took a chance with us! You're right, we are located in such a great area, filled with so much history and a great amount of delicious restaurants nearby! Thanks for the review and come back soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my favorite part of my visit to Philadelphia. The building is great, the exhibits are great and the staff is super friendly. I learned quite a bit about American Jewish history which surprised me as I thought I knew pretty much everything there...More

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Yes! The first floor of the Museum is always free-of-charge, which means you can visit our Museum Store and Only in America Gallery (featuring Steven Spielberg's camera, Jonas Salk's polio vaccine vial, Estee Lauder's... More
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Free public "Highlights" tours (~60 minutes) are usually offered at 11:30am and 2:30pm every day the Museum is open. Availability is subject to change, so please check at the Admissions Desk on the day of your visit for... More
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