Visit us At 5th and Market Streets on Independence Mall




Adults$15 *
Seniors (65 & up)$13 *
Youth (13-21 or college ID)$13 *
Children (12 & under)Free
Active Military (with ID)Free 
Federally Disabled (with ID)Free

*Prices slightly lower if tickets purchased online.

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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.

Federally Disabled 
Free admission available for visitors with Federal Disability identification.     

Art-Reach's ACCESS Philly Program
Present your state-issued ACCESS/EBT card (along with valid photo ID) to receive $2 general admission for you and up to 3 family members or friends.

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.
Bank of America Museums on Us Program
Present your Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card and a picture ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission. Please note that free admission is limited to the cardholder.

Parties of 15 or more are eligible for deeply discounted admission and other group options, when reserved in advance through our Group Services office.

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.



SEPTA’s 5th Street Station (Market Frankford Line) construction project is currently underway and expected to complete in March 2019.

When planning your visit to the Museum, please note:
Pedestrian access to the Museum will not be affected.
The Market Frankford Line remains open.
SEPTA buses will not stop at 5th and Market. Please use a surrounding stop. The nearest is 4th and Market.
For vehicle drop-off, use 5th and Ludlow. This curb cut out remains accessible.
For GPS purposes, enter S Independence Mall E & Ludlow St, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

For the latest construction updates, visit the SEPTA website.

For a map of Museum access points, click here.


Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday: Closed. See holiday exceptions below.

Check back for a list of upcoming dates.
For information on past sensory friendly days, click here.


The Museum is open on:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 21, 2019
Presidents' Day - February 18, 2019
Independence Day - July 4, 2019
Christmas Day - December 25, 2019
The Museum is closed on:

New Year’s Day - January 1, 2019
Passover (first day) - April 20, 2019
Rosh HaShanah (first day) - September 30, 2010
Yom Kippur - October 9, 2019
Thanksgiving Day - November 28, 2019

The Museum closes at 3:00pm on: 
Erev Passover - April 19, 2019
Erev Rosh HaShanah - September 29, 2019
Erev Yom Kippur - October 8, 2019

Christmas Eve - December 24, 2019

NMAJH is open on all other Jewish holidays, unless they fall on a Monday.  
Any special openings for federal holidays are listed in the section above.   

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