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National Museum of American Jewish History

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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...more
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101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2517
City Centre East
+1 215-923-3811
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very attractive museum with a wealth of information. We could have spent more than the three hours we were there. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cindizzle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily understood in its layout. Each floor gives another time frame and theme of Jewish migration throughout the US. Seeing how Washington supported the Jewish people and was inclusive was so interesting. Informative, interesting and good flow. When you reach the ground level the grand...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chava143
Reviewed 1 week ago

So it's no secret to my tripadvisor friends followers that I was born in the U.S.and lived in the U.S. (albeit many years ago). So how is it that I never knew about this museum, which was established in 1976? Despite being an active member...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on a whim during a free admission day. Highly recommend. The museum is beautiful: the building itself is stunning, but the displays are also very visually attractive. While it does deal with a tragic history, the museum also celebrates what it means to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Q3761EXmichelleh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only learned of the National Museum of American Jewish History by looking at "Things to Do" on Trip Advisor. I was very glad that I found it and made the time to see it. The exhibits were well thought out and informative. The only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bostonfam02184
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum still isn't quite sure what it wants to be. If you have limited time, Independence Hall and the Constitution Center are far better stops.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank skcoa2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not prepared to go through such an intensive screening as if we are all suspects -device screening stretching out my arms with an armed security officer with a metal detector going all over me with arms stretched, simply for wanting to got to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hiram C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are couple and our son teenager very enjoyed the museum. Even most of facts were already knows, the museum exhibitions provides much more. Worth the time and each cent.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to spend a few hours. Exhibits are interesting - bring your reading glasses. Exhibits are a great jumping off point for sharing family stories.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank stayhappy1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a field trip here with my daughter's fourth grade class. It was a wonderful experience! Very educational. They did a great job taking the groups around the museum, and teaching them about the different lives and times. There's so much I didn't see,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Stanley B
10 May 2018|
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Response from Eddie S | Reviewed this property |
2 July 2017|
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Response from NMAJH1 | Property representative |
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
Reina W
22 January 2017|
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Response from NMAJH1 | Property representative |
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