Visit us At 5th and Market Streets on Independence Mall




Seniors (65 & up)$11
Youth (13-21 or college ID)$11
Children (12 & under)Free
Active Military (with ID)Free *
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We are proud to participate in the following programs, which increase our accessibility to diverse audiences:

Blue Star Museums Program
* From Memorial to Labor Days, we additionally offer free admission to immediate family members (spouse or children) of active military personnel.

ACCESS Admission Program
Present your state-issued ACCESS/EBT card (along with valid photo ID) to receive $2 general admission for up to 4 family members.

STAMP Teen Program
Any high-school teen living in Philadelphia can sign up here for a free STAMP Pass. Present it to receive free general admission.

If you belong to an Art-Reach member organization, you can book deeply discounted visits to NMAJH directly through them.

Of course, for parties of 15 or more. Just be sure to reserve in advance through our Group Services office, to take advantage of discounted admission prices and other group options.


Hours and Admission

The Museum is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic district, on the corner of Fifth and Market Streets,
across from Independence Mall and within view of the Liberty Bell. 

Click here for a map, directions and public transportation information.


Tuesday to Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm*
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am - 5:30pm

* From Memorial through Labor Days, the Museum stays open until 8:00pm on Wednesday evenings. Admission
    after 5:00 is pay-what-you-wish.

NMAJH is closed most Mondays, including Federal holidays, but we are open on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,
Presidents' Day, Independence Day,
and Christmas Day.


In addition to most Mondays, we are closed on the following holidays:

Passover (first day) - April 23, 2016
Rosh HaShanah (first day) - October 3, 2016
Yom Kippur - October 12, 2016
Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2016
New Year’s Day - January 1, 2017

The Museum also closes early (at 3:00pm) on the following holiday eves:

Erev Passover - April 22, 2016
Erev Rosh HaShanah - October 2, 2016
Erev Yom Kippur - October 11, 2016
Christmas Eve - December 24, 2016

NMAJH is open on all other Jewish holidays (except if they happen to fall on a Monday).
All special holiday openings are listed above.


For other general information, including accessibility, guided tours, visitor policies, and FAQs, please click here.

Historic Philadelphia

Looking for something else to do in the Historic District after visiting the Museum? Click here for other attractions (including museums, restaurants, and bars) nearby.