The Jewish Museum

New York, NY

Where is it at?

The Jewish Museum
1109 5th Avenue
New York
NY
10128

212-423-3200

Where are we going today?

Widely admired for its exhibitions and collections that inspire people of all backgrounds, The Jewish Museum is one of the world’s preeminent institutions devoted to exploring the intersection of art and Jewish culture from ancient to modern times. The Jewish Museum organizes a diverse schedule of internationally acclaimed and award-winning temporary exhibitions as well as dynamic and engaging programs for families, adults, and school groups. The Museum was established in 1904, when Judge Mayer Sulzberger donated 26 ceremonial art objects to The Jewish Theological Seminary of America as the core of a museum collection. Today, a collection of 26,000 objects is maintained – paintings, sculpture, works on paper, photographs, archaeological artifacts, ceremonial objects, and broadcast media.

The collection is among the three largest of its kind in the world and is distinguished by its breadth and quality. It is showcased in the vibrant, two-floor permanent exhibition, Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey, examining the Jewish experience as it has evolved from antiquity to the present.

How much does it cost?

Adults: $12

Children: FREE

Free Under: 12

LAST UPDATED 2013

When can we go?

Sat, Sun, Mon, Tues 11 am - 5:45 pm; Thurs 11 am - 8 pm; Fri 11 am - 4 pm

All year round

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