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Summer Camp Program

Summer Camp Museum tours are designed as interactive experiences that encourage children to examine objects and ideas through a variety of exciting activities. Campers will enjoy the Museum’s engaging tours, hands-on activities, and stories tailored to their age-group. They will have the chance to re-live a pioneer’s journey in the Wagon on the Oregon Trail, learn about the entrepreneur who made blue jeans more durable, and discover why jeans are often called Levi’s. They will put themselves in the shoes of new immigrants and take an immigration entrance test at the interactive computer featuring a “real” Ellis Island inspector. They can also watch a comedy clip in a vintage movie theater or lounge in an early suburban living room with a TV set that has no remote control! Or they can bunk in our summer camps gallery, where they might even find their own camp pictures!

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For more information and to start planning your visit today, contact Group Services at 215-923-3811 x 141 or email

Summer 2014

It’s time to play ball! 

This summer bring your kids to join in the fun at the National Museum of American Jewish History’s groundbreaking exhibition, Chasing Dream: Baseball and Becoming American. Explore over 130 rarely-seen objects, including uniforms worn by Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson, and Ichiro Suzuki, fan memorabilia, and much more. After learning the story behind Take Me Out to the Ballgame at the exhibition, sing your own rendition in our It’s Your Story video recording booths. 

At NMAJH kids are taught to investigate, create, and play in ways that make learning history fun.

Tours and activities are recommended for ages three and up. 

Need-based scholarships are available; we recommend applying by June 30 for consideration.

Various lunch options are available at the Museum and in the vicinity. 

We hope to see you soon! 

To book, please contact Group Services at or 215-923-3811, x141.