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National Museum of American Jewish History

  • 101 S Independence Mall E
  • Philadelphia, PA 19106-2517
  • (215) 923-3811

On Independence Mall, the National Museum of American Jewish History brings to life the 350-year history of Jews in the nation. The museum invites all visitors to share their own stories and reflect on their histories and identities. Groups with an appointment can take guided or self-guided tours.

  • Days & Hours of Operation: Tuesday – Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-5:30pm. Private guided tours are available.
  • Gift Shop:
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Seasonal Days & Hours of Operation: On Wednesdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the Museum will stay open until 8pm. In addition to most Mondays, we are closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Passover (first day), Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Thanksgiving Day. The Museum also closes early (at 3 pm) on the following holiday eves: Erev Rosh Hashanah, Erev Yom Kippur, Christmas Eve. NMAJH is open on all other Jewish holidays (except if they happen to fall on a Monday).

Group Tours

  • Guided Tour for Groups:
    • Both


  • Alcohol: None
  • Cuisine:
    • American
    • Coffee Shop/Tea Room
  • Group Reservations: Recommended
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Meals Served:
    • Lunch
  • Seating Capacity - Indoor: 35
Facility Info
  • Description Private party packages available. Maximum of 40 guests total (children and adults). One adult chaperone is required for every 5 children. We recommend booking at least one month in advance.