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National Museum of American Jewish History
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$31.99*
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
Ranked #9 of 443 things to do in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 American Jewish community from colonial times onward is chronicled.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“worth a visit”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I liked the intimacy of the museum and the story of urban Jewish life. But now a great museum, and not worth revisiting once it is seen

Visited December 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
“Loved it”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Great place to learn so much. The staff is excellent. Plan to spend a few hours so you can see everything

Visited September 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Modern”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I hve been here once and really enjoyed this museum. Volunteers are here to answer questions and the space is easy to enjoy.

Visited December 2012
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A must see when in Philadelphia.”
Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

This is a great museum with great exhibits.A nice exhibit dedicated to Barbara Streisand.She did visit it when it first opened.

Visited September 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“No real focus”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Worth seeing if you are Jewish but you will be disappointed. A collection which tries to do a lot but without focus.

Visited May 2013
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