Visit us At 5th and Market Streets on Independence Mall


NMAJH is proud to participate in the following programs:

Blue Star Museums Program
Memorial Day through Labor Day, free admission to immediate family members (spouse or children) of active military personnel.

Federally Disabled 
Free admission available for visitors with Federal Disability identification.     

Art-Reach's ACCESS Philly Program
Present your state-issued ACCESS/EBT card (along with valid photo ID) to receive $2 general admission for you and up to 3 family members or friends.

STAMP Teen Program
Any high-school teen living in Philadelphia can sign up here for a free STAMP Pass. Present it to receive free general admission.
Bank of America Museums on Us Program
Present your Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card and a picture ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission. Please note that free admission is limited to the cardholder.

Parties of 15 or more are eligible for discounted admission and other group options, when reserved in advance through the Group Services Office.

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Hours and Admission


 In-Person          Online
Youth (13-21 or with college ID)          $13$11
Children (12 & under)FreeFree
Active Military (with ID)FreeFree
Federally Disable (with ID)FreeFree

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Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 5:30pm
Monday: Closed, unless otherwise noted  

The Museum is located in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic district, on the corner of 5
th and Market Streets, across from Independence Mall and within view of the Liberty Bell.

For a map, directions and public transportation information, click here.    

The Museum is open on:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Presidents' Day
Independence Day
Christmas Day

The Museum is closed on:

New Year's Day
Passover (first day)
Rosh HaShanah (first day) - September 30, 2019
Yom Kippur - October 9, 2019
Thanksgiving Day

The Museum closes at 3:00pm on:

Erev Passover
Erev Rosh HaShanah - September 29, 2019
Erev Yom Kippur - October 8, 2019
Christmas Eve

NMAJH is open on all other Jewish holidays, unless they fall on a Monday.
Any special openings for federal holidays are listed in the section above.

The Museum welcomes visitors of all ages every day. On Family Days, special educational and public programs, hands-on projects, story times, and other family-friendly activities are offered.

    Independence Day  (July 4th)
    Being … at Christmas (December 25)
    Martin Luther King Day (third Monday of January)
    Presidents' Day (third Monday of February) 

For other general information, including accessibility, guided tours, visitor policies, and FAQs, visit General Info and FAQ.   

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.