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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 Center East
+1 215-923-3811
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Reviewed yesterday

We went specifically to see the Leonard Bernstein exhibit, which was fine. Learned things about Bernstein that I did not know. While there, we toured the rest of the museum which is well done. We have visited many Jewish Museums around the country and each...More

Thank Dave-Marilyn-15301
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Museum traces the lives of American Jews from 1654 to the present. It has not always been easy, but American Judaism has developed its own unique characteristics. If you are pushed for time, you can enter the first floor and concourse levels gratis. Most...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

very well show of Jew in America. Goes thru different eras. Very informative with great exhibits. You feel what Jews have gone thru thru the centuries

Thank bklyndelight
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoy coming to this hotel. Friendly employees. The Jazz series on Saturday night at 7:30pm is great! I will be back!

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a lifelong Philadelphian I finally attended the museum on its free summer Friday’s promotion. The museum is 5 floors and their special Exhibit of Leonard Bernstein’s life and collection of personal artifacts was in the 5th floor. Like many museums, the museums suggests starting...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with family a few weeks back and had an outstanding time. The Leonard Bernstein exhibit was fantastic. I thought I was well aware of his composing and conducting, but I had little idea of the depth and breadth of his contributions. It was fascinating...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here several times and always find the content interesting and out of town visitors like coming here. The content can be a bit dry at times but overall well-down museum.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with hubby and 16 year old grandson. It was very educational and interesting. Take the free tour given by very knowledgeable and dedicated volunteers . Everyone can learn something here. The floors and sections are separated by dates and explain the Jewish history...More

Thank Niti R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to Philadelphia to meet friends for the museum visit and dinner. Well, this museum is one of the most entertaining and enjoyable spots we have visited anywhere. It tells a wonderful story of the impact that the Jewish people have had in the...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been once before, about two years ago -- loved it then, loved it even more this time especially because of the amazing Leonard Bernstein exhibit. One need not be Jewish to appreciate this museum!

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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
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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