Visit us At 5th and Market Streets on Independence Mall


Presidents Day at NMAJH


Join us for a special Family Day honoring our nation’s presidents, Explore an original letter written by George Washington to the Jewish community (on view at the Museum) and write your own letter to the president at the Freedom Family Presidential Corner. Join us for crafts and story time and a sensory-friendly access program for children, teens, and adults of all abilities, in partnership with JCHAI and jkidphilly. You might meet George Washington himself, he promised to stop by and say hello.

All Day:

George Washington Letter-Fourth Floor
Don't Miss! The original 1790 letter from President Washington to the Hebrew Congregation of Rhode Island promising religious liberty to all.

Family Presidential Nook-Second Floor
Play Zone, story times, arts & crafts, quill pen letter writing, and more!


Sensory Friendly Access Program-Second Floor
Story times and arts and crafts in a sensory friendly environment.
In partnership with Whole Community Inclusion and JCHAI.


George Washington Impersonator-throughout the Museum
Meet an actor portraying the nation's first president.

11am, 1pm, 3pm:

Docent led Conversations-Fourth floor American Revolution Gallery

Event type:Family-friendly