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Generally, the Museum is open Sunday and Wednesday from 10 AM – 5 PM ET, Thursday from 10 AM – 8 PM, and Friday from 10 AM – 3 PM. Last admission to the Museum is 30 minutes prior to closing time. In the event of holidays or late openings/early closings, the hours will be slightly different.
The Museum of Jewish Heritage was incorporated and chartered in 1984, dedicated in 1986, and built between 1994 and 1997 in New York City's Battery Park City. The museum's $21.5 million building, designed by architect Kevin Roche opened to the public on September 15, 1997.
The mission of the Museum is to educate people of all ages and backgrounds about the broad tapestry of Jewish life in the 20th and 21st centuries—before, during, and after the Holocaust. Multiple perspectives on modern Jewish history, life, and culture are presented in the Museum’s unique Core Exhibition and award-winning special exhibitions.
The Jewish Cultural Historical Museum contains information on the island’s Jewish community and history as well as artifacts such as old Torah scrolls and spice boxes, the oldest being a Torah ...
The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust's. Annual Gathering of Remembrance. Sunday, April 16, 2023 at 2:00 PM ET. Temple Emanu-El. 5th Avenue at 65th Street. New York, NY 10065. Every year at the Annual Gathering of Remembrance, the Museum brings thousands of New Yorkers together to say with one collective voice: we ...
The Museum features artifacts related to Jewish history and modern Jewish life. The materials displayed online are highlights from our collection of nearly 25,000 objects. Visit this site regularly to learn more about Jewish heritage as we introduce new items and expand our artifact descriptions.