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Jewish Museum of Maryland

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4606
+1 410-732-6400
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Houdini exhibit

We were blown away. It is a terrific exhibit. We're going back to see the entire museum! Make it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KAlexander2119
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Ver Interesting Museum

My wife & I were very impressed with this museum. It traced the Jewish roots in Baltimore. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard F
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Baltimore, 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 tours of 2 historic synagogues. Come and see the newest, family friendly exhibit: The A-Mazing Mendes Cohen!
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15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4606
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

The Jewish Museum is a gem. Great exhibits, events, friendly staff, nice bookstore .Convenient parking, nearby Attmann's deli. Always a great time.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

I've heard that it is worth to see - the Jewish history of Baltimore is rich. Unfortunately it was closed during the working time without any explanation, and I may just kiss the lock. But I do not worry: museum is located in the Little...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

be sure to go on a day when there is a free lecture. That adds a lot. This is in a gentrifying neighborhood and you need to be sure to tour the Lloyd street synogogue, the oldest shul in Baltimore. It is a magbnificant structure...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

My daughter took part in a project this year called "My Family Story" sponsored in part by the Jewish Museum of Maryland. In this project, she had to tell the story behind one part of her family's Jewish Experience. While we knew what she had...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This was my second visit and I enjoyed the permanent exhibit, Voices of Lombard Street, just as much as the first time. Check the website for their small, changing exhibits that are housed in the small, fully accessible main building. If you can, also plan...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

We went to the museum earlier today. My wife and I took a tour with a very knowledgeable docent, Rita, who took us to the two synagogues next door. Very very moving. The B'nai Israel bima is a beautiful bima that can be inspirational for/during...More

1  Thank Stu B
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