Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History

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National Museum of American Jewish History

What you'll do

Celebrate the history, culture, and experience of Jewish people in America at the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History.

Visit the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History with Go City®

  • General admission and access to all permanent exhibits.
  • The chance to explore 1,200 artifacts, 30 original films, 13 interactive displays.
  • Free guided tours offered twice a day.
  • Access to any temporary exhibits.

You’ll cover 350 years of American Jewish history through the hands-on exhibits and interactive displays while exploring universal themes, such as immigration, worship, community, and family life.

Along with the permanent exhibits, you'll also have access to any temporary exhibits on display during your visit. These temporary exhibits typically delve into contemporary issues and how they relate to the American Jewish experience.

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History highlights

  • Foundations of Freedom - 1654-1880 – from the first permanent Jewish settlers in America to the great migration from Eastern Europe that began in the late 1800s, this exhibit explores what it meant to be part of the small Jewish minority in a young and still-evolving nation.
  • Dreams of Freedom - 1880-1945 – explore the lives of the millions of Jewish immigrants who came to the US and shaped the Jewish community and the nation as a whole, beginning with the great migration through the American Jewish experience of WWII.
  • Choices and Challenges of Freedom - 1945-Today – covering the influx of migration from war-torn Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and the Soviet Union, learn about the post-WWII experience for Jewish Americans, suburban community life, the creation of the State of Israel, Jewish civil rights, and contemporary issues the American Jewish faces today.
  • Only in America® Gallery/Hall of Fame – celebrate the lives and accomplishments of 18 individual Jewish Americans in this innovative exhibit.
  • Collections – the museum features a vast collection that illustrates the broad spectrum of American Jewish life through art, charity, childhood, civic service, religion, sports, and more through exhibits that guide the Museum’s ongoing dedication to the interpretation of artifacts to inspire and educate the public.

Go City is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility when sightseeing in Philadelphia. Your pass includes Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History tickets, plus admission to dozens of top attractions.

Experience Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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Know before you go

Getting In: Present pass at admission desk.

For more information, visit the National Museum of American Jewish History website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Friday - Sunday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Open 4th of July and Labor Day as well. 

Closings & holidays

Mondays and Tuesdays, and most Federal and Jewish holidays. Please check their website or call for details.

Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History

(215) 923-2517

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