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 6 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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