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The Jewish Museum

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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1109 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10128-0118
Upper East Side
+1 212-423-3200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place that everyone should go see experience they have a lot of stuff worth seeing and learning about

Thank yankee4642
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, just for practical advice: They don't tell you when you purchase your ticket that a third of the museum (the 2nd floor) is currently closed. If you're going to go, wait and get your money's worth. We went in particular to see the Chaim...More

Thank nos-im
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to a number of Jewish museums in both the US and Europe. Virtually all of them tell some story of Jews, Jewish history, and/or Jewish culture. So I had high hopes for the New York Jewish Museum in late July 2018. There was...More

1  Thank ShirazSun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum offered very little content for the $18 entry fee for an adult. The second floor was closed for renovations and the first floor was basically just an art gallery. The third floor had a few rooms with religious artifacts, but it too was...More

Thank RMS171
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the varied collection of Jewish themed artwork on the third floor. The hand carved ark from Sioux City, Iowa, was a special piece. The hands above the tablet depict the ancient priestly blessing as you'll see in the photo (do they remind you of...More

Thank Cleomissy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice museum with an incredible gift shop. There's also an area for children, although it's quite small.

Thank Aubrey F
Reviewed 12 August 2018

i always like to see the history of my people. the museum was easy to navigate. you can enjy the history and enjoy a meal as well!

Thank sheryl921
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Located in the Warburg family mansion on 92nd and Fifth Avenue , this a wonderful museum of Jewish culture. The Warburg mansion is also interesting . Exhibits change often but basic exhibits relating to Jewish culture remain in place,

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Terrific docent gave us an overview of the Chaim Soutine exhibit. Very good. We all enjoyed it. Lots to see. Excellent gift shop.

1  Thank soldbyev
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We came to see the new exhibits. This May it was about Soutine. The guide was very informative although some fine points of Jewish custom and law were off the mark (which we corrected privately). Curiously, we met people who were friends of friends and...More

1  Thank Moshe D
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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Janet M
2 February 2018|
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Response from Allan S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is $20. For adults. I am a member for years do not sure sorry Less for seniors. And children
19 December 2017|
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Response from badbaruch57 | Reviewed this property |
wed only day Closed !
Anna w
16 April 2017|
Response from TJMNY | Property representative |
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