Explore and celebrate the history, culture, and experience of Jews in America at the National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH), located right in the heart of historic Philadelphia.
Highlighting how an immigrant population faced the challenges that come with the privilege of freedom through the choices they faced and how they were shaped – and shaped by – America.
You’ll learn about 350 years of American Jewish history through many, family-friendly hands-on exhibits, including the museum’s collection of over 1,200 artifacts, 30 original films, 13 interactive displays, and more that explore universal themes, such as immigration, worship, hard work, entertainment, community, family life, and more.
The mission of the museum is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and inspire people of all backgrounds to have a greater understanding and appreciation for the diverse American Jewish experience by providing guided dialogue about the American Jewish experience in the context of American history—so no matter your background, the National Museum of American Jewish History has a lot to offer.
What to expect:
The Philadelphia Pass gets you free General Admission tickets to the National Museum of American Jewish History.
Your National Museum of American Jewish History tickets include admission to all exhibits, including traveling exhibits.
In addition to the Museum’s regular Core Exhibits and artifact collection, the NMAJH hosts a series of traveling exhibits that further explore a variety of topics as they relate to the American Jewish experience.
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