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The Jewish Museum: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
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The Jewish Museum of New York offers acclaimed art exhibitions that explore art and culture from ancient to modern times. The Museum is located on New York's famed Museum Mile.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1109 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10128-0118
Carnegie Hill
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum isn't terribly big, but it's well-curated and has interesting artifacts from throughout Jewish history. There were several beautiful menorahs, and they have special exhibits here - I believe the current one is on Auschwitz. I wish that there had been more on Jewish...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dustythoughts
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the museum on a day when it was free to enter (Saturday). The museum is not particularly big. The display of Menorahs was very interesting, as was some of the art work. Overall it was worth visiting but we were glad we...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MB1769
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were fortunate to se the Leonard Cohan Exhibition at the Jewish Museum. it was excellent. The Museum is a great museum and well worth visiting

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Terry652
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Jewish museum today and it was an absolute waste of time and terribly disappointing. We are staying in Hell’s Kitchen so to get there requires a tremendous amount of walking . We went there specially! There was NO history just a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Pheff_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting to see actual artifacts from other museums & auschwitz! I have visited many exhibits and never seen these items. Interesting not only seeing them but reading the history behind them.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 183cy
Reviewed 12 September 2019

I went to museum and was fascinated by the displays and artefacts on Jewish history and culture. I spent about a couple of hours there to see all the displays. It was clean, organized, and well lit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tayrich99
Reviewed 9 September 2019

Creatively done on three floors. Closes today. Leonard Cohen really didn't get the adulation from the public that he deserved, though the cognoscenti certainly appreciated him. Part of it was that he toured sporadically, and that he was not just a performing musician but a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank NossonMeir
Reviewed 3 September 2019

Came here before but the Leonard Cohen exhibit was very special. There are treasures here to see but the surround film of Cohen was spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 2 September 2019

My daughter and I did The Jewish Museum last week beacuse they had an exhibit of Leonard Cohen and my daughter is a fan. I was amazed at what a great time I had. The main room had a video of Leonard Cohen performing throughout...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 26 August 2019

First off I have to admit that I had no clue who Leonard Cohen was and what his career was at that time which was mostly in the late 60's and 70's. His music was more in the folk genre and his was considered an...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Janet M
2 February 2018|
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Response from stephendH5799QP | Reviewed this property |
Free entry on Saturday
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lalalinda1218
19 December 2017|
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Response from badbaruch57 | Reviewed this property |
wed only day Closed !
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Anna w
16 April 2017|
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Hi Anna, Apologies for not seeing this sooner--I hope you visited us! There is no need to pre-book a ticket for our exhibitions and the line is rarely long. Best, Kendall
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