National Museum of American Jewish History

National Museum of American Jewi...

Old Town
  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical
Recommended for: Family Culture

The National Museum of American Jewish History, founded in 1976 with 40 objects, now has more than 30,000 artifacts and state-of-the-art technology in a five-story building affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution. Covering nearly four centuries of Jewish life in America, it has a free exhibition on the ground floor displaying Einstein's pipe, Irving Berlin's piano and Stephen Spielberg's first movie camera.

101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

General impression
Average
Danielle Susan wishlisted National Museum of American Jewish History

Added 10 months ago

Israel Tour Guide Lorne Newman has been to and reviewed National Museum of American Jewish History

Added 1 year ago

It's a good collection but the museum is geared towards kids. I hoped for better interactive displays. Make sure you check the exhibit near the bathrooms for anti-Semitic displays. Very interesting.

The gift shop had some great items too.

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