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
* On Wednesdays between Sept. 16, 2016 and Jan. 16, 2017, and on Thursdays in December, we will stay
open until 8:00pm, EXCEPT on Dec. 28 and Dec. 29, when we will close as usual at 5:00pm.
Please see special section farther down for unusual closings of Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution.
NMAJH is closed Mondays, including most 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:
Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2016
New Year’s Day - January 1, 2017
Passover (first day) - April 11, 2017
Rosh HaShanah (first day) - September 21, 2017
Yom Kippur - September 30, 2017
The Museum also closes early (at 3:00pm) on the following holiday eves:
Christmas Eve - December 24, 2016
Erev Passover - April 10, 2017 (a Monday, so we're closed anyway)
Erev Rosh HaShanah - September 20, 2017
Erev Yom Kippur - September 29, 2017
NMAJH is open on all other Jewish holidays, except if they happen to fall on a Monday.
Any special openings for federal holidays are listed in the section above.
VISITING HOURS FOR BILL GRAHAM AND THE ROCK & ROLL REVOLUTION
For the most part, the exhibition will be open throughout regular Museum hours, with the following exceptions due to private events:
Saturday, Sept. 17: Exhibition closes at 4:30pm
Sunday, Sept. 25: Exhibition closes at 4:00pm
Saturday, Oct. 15: Exhibition closes at 5:00pm
Thursday, Oct. 20: Exhibition does not open until 12:30pm
Wednesday, Oct. 26: Exhibition closed all day
Saturday, Oct. 29: Exhibition closes at 4:00pm
Wednesday, Nov. 2: Exhibition closes at 12:00pm
Wednesday, Nov. 23: Exhibition closes at 5:00pm
Saturday, Dec. 3: Exhibition closes at 4:30pm
Wednesday, Dec. 28: Exhibition closes at 4:30pm
OTHER VISITOR INFORMATION
For other general information, including accessibility, guided tours, visitor policies, and FAQs, please click here.