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Visit the National Museum of American Jewish History, right on Independence Mall. Explore our collection of interactive exhibitions highlighting the journey of American immigrants and their stories that have helped shape America into the country we...more
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The (temporary) good news is that the museum is free till some date in January. So if this museum visit is in your plans, do not delay. Not having to pay will soften the blow.
In my view, the museum fails because of the...More
Among the many cultural choices that Philadelphia has to offer we selected to visit the Ruth Bader Ginsburg special show in the beautiful Museum of American Jewish History. I personally was expecting a dry exhibit of the many accomplishments of RBG, but was surprised by...More
We were unprepared for how well this museum presents the American experience of our Jewish community. We were only able to spend a short time because we arrived on the day before Yom Kippur and they closed early, but if we are ever back in...More
OK, so On the Basis of Sex was a dramatization of part of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg story and this exhibit attempts and succeeds at filling in more. She was a feisty young girl growing up in Flatbush Brooklyn, went to a great college and...More
It costs $9.00 to go through the exhibition area.Nice old photos of RBG, Marty, and kids. Talks about her major cases. You can listen to her decisions. Many quotes on the walls. It’s worth seeing.
Permanent display starts on the fourth floor. It details Jewish...More
Good introduction to Jewish History in the US. It will give you an appreciation of the Jewish experiences and the challenges faced by the immigrants and how over time they became acculturated while still attempting to maintain their traditions and identities with varying degrees of...More
I was drawn in by the advert for the Notorious RBG exhibition but it wasn't on !!!! Gutted. Still enjoyed this place - particularly tracking the emigration across the states from ports of entry. Could have done more history on Levi Strauss for example. Lovely...More
Located in the heart of Independence Mall, this museum details the history of Jews in America from the earliest times to the present: with clever and dramatic visuals and original objects.
The origins of America's Reform, Conservative and Modern Orthodox movements are detailed as well...More
Yes! The first floor of the Museum is always free-of-charge, which means you can visit our Museum Store and Only in America Gallery (featuring Steven Spielberg's camera, Jonas Salk's polio vaccine vial, Estee Lauder's... More
Yes! The first floor of the Museum is always free-of-charge, which means you can visit our Museum Store and Only in America Gallery (featuring Steven Spielberg's camera, Jonas Salk's polio vaccine vial, Estee Lauder's datebook, and more) - for free.