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Kids and Families

NMAJH Family program provides nurturing environment for social interaction, collaboration and sharing among family members. Families may participate in interactive guided tours or self-guided activity, enjoy story and play time, and find creative expression in arts and craft activities designed to create meaningful connections to the exhibition. An open door for all, NMAJH brings to life the stories of Jews in America and invites families to share their own.

For upcoming family programs, visit our calendar or email us at

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Museum is open on the following days and offers educational and public programs, hands on projects, story times, and other family-friendly activities.

  • Independence Day  (July 4th)
  • Grandparents Day (first Sunday after Labor Day)
  • Being […] at Christmas (December 25)
  • Martin Luther King Day (third Monday of January)
  • Presidents’ Day (third Monday of February)

We strive to ensure that the opportunity to learn from our collection is available to all; therefore, we offer tours that are customized to the visitors’ level of comfort and ability, both physical and cognitive. Experienced docents are available to facilitate these tours and activities. We will work with you to adjust our tours and activities to your family needs.

Workshops and tours for families with children with special needs are available upon request and by advanced reservation. 
For more information contact us at or call 215-923-3811 ext. 153