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The past becomes reality for thousands of visitors to this museum and library dedicated to teaching about the Jewish experience, and helping to keep the Jewish heritage alive. Enjoy 2 permanent exhibits and 1 rotating exhibit gallery, as well as...more
I heard about the current exhibition and wanted to visit as Houdini is my favorite Magician and I know that this exhibit is one of the few in the world and it is as close as my backyard. The show features a history of Houdini’s...More
The third oldest synagogue in the USA and the oldest in Maryland is open for tours.
There is a wonderful exhibit about the life of Harry Houdini with several of his artifacts. It will be there until January, 2019.
Docent led tours are available mornings...More
I've heard that it is worth to see - the Jewish history of Baltimore is rich. Unfortunately it was closed during the working time without any explanation, and I may just kiss the lock. But I do not worry: museum is located in the Little...More
be sure to go on a day when there is a free lecture. That adds a lot. This is in a gentrifying neighborhood and you need to be sure to tour the Lloyd street synogogue, the oldest shul in Baltimore. It is a magbnificant structure...More
My daughter took part in a project this year called "My Family Story" sponsored in part by the Jewish Museum of Maryland.
In this project, she had to tell the story behind one part of her family's Jewish Experience.
While we knew what she had...More
This was my second visit and I enjoyed the permanent exhibit, Voices of Lombard Street, just as much as the first time. Check the website for their small, changing exhibits that are housed in the small, fully accessible main building. If you can, also plan...More
We went to the museum earlier today. My wife and I took a tour with a very knowledgeable docent, Rita, who took us to the two synagogues next door. Very very moving. The B'nai Israel bima is a beautiful bima that can be inspirational for/during...More
This museum is in the small side but by the time you're halfway through their exhibit, you feel immersed in the experience of early Jewish settlers in the area. Through displays, a recorded soundtrack playing in the background, and photographs they successfully turn back the...More