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. (No coincidence.)
Click here for a map, directions and public transportation information.
Tuesday to Friday 10:00-5:00*
Saturday & Sunday 10:00-5:30
NMAJH is closed most Mondays, including Federal holidays.
*On Wednesdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the Museum will stay open until 8:00 pm. Admission after 5:00 pm is pay-what-you-wish.
We are open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Independence Day, and Christmas Day.
We hate to turn anyone away (especially you, bubbellah*) but ticket sales and museum entrance cease 30 minutes before closing time. *sweetheart
HOLIDAY CLOSINGS (Sorry, darling)
In addition to most Mondays, we are closed on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day - January 1, 2014
Passover (first day) - April 15, 2014
Rosh Hashana - September 25 & 26, 2014
Yom Kippur - October 4. 2014
Thanksgiving Day - November 27, 2014
The Museum also closes early (at 3 pm) on the following holiday eves:
Erev Rosh Hashanah - September 24, 2014
Erev Yom Kippur - October 3, 2014
Christmas Eve - December 24, 2014
NMAJH is open on all other Jewish holidays (except if they happen to fall on a Monday). All special holiday openings are listed above.
OTHER VISITOR INFORMATION
For other general information, including guided tours, amenities, visitor policies, and FAQs, please click here.