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Jewish Museum of Maryland

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Tour of synagogues

Mike was our docent on Sunday, January 6. He was outstanding, presented the history of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Skidmore69
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Hanover, Maryland
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Great little museum

Four of us toured the Houdini exhibit, permanent exhibit, and the two synagogues. All excellent... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
Allen S
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Potomac, Maryland
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The past becomes reality for thousands of visitors to this museum and library dedicated to teaching about the Jewish experience, and helping to keep the Jewish heritage alive. Enjoy 2 permanent exhibits and 1 rotating exhibit gallery, as well as...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mike was our docent on Sunday, January 6. He was outstanding, presented the history of the synagogues in a very engaging manner. He shared stories that made us laugh.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Skidmore69
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Four of us toured the Houdini exhibit, permanent exhibit, and the two synagogues. All excellent and the gift shop had some really nice items. Lost a star because the parking was a nuisance. Tried to eat at Attman's but the line was really, really long...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Allen S
Reviewed 25 November 2018

I liked the exhibits and the pictures and the parking is free. I went with grandparents. It great for Jews.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank judah k
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Saw the Houdini exhibit and I was not disappointed. It was so fascinating to learn the real truth about his life and death after being mislead by movies after all these years, This was my second visit to this museum because it is so interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This museum is small, but the two exhibits were interesting. The tour of the two synagogues was informative and worthwhile.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Letsgetgoing17
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The museum is very interesting. Take also the tour to see the 2 synagogues. The guide May be 80 or 85 and he Knowles very good how to share the history of his community with humour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank henridocte
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We were blown away. It is a terrific exhibit. We're going back to see the entire museum! Make it a full Jewish experience. Go to Attmann's deli for a pastrami or corned beef sandwich. Yummy! Right around the corner.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KAlexander2119
Reviewed 2 August 2018

My wife & I were very impressed with this museum. It traced the Jewish roots in Baltimore. I would like to revisit it soon.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Richard F
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I heard about the current exhibition and wanted to visit as Houdini is my favorite Magician and I know that this exhibit is one of the few in the world and it is as close as my backyard. The show features a history of Houdini’s...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Magicmanpete
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The third oldest synagogue in the USA and the oldest in Maryland is open for tours. There is a wonderful exhibit about the life of Harry Houdini with several of his artifacts. It will be there until January, 2019. Docent led tours are available mornings...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Magicmanpete | Reviewed this property |
The lot is pretty scary and I wouldn’t leave my car there except for a short time. Lots of glass on the lot. I would rather park on the street but watch out for glass there too.
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