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The Jewish Museum

  • 1109 5th Ave. Map It
  • Upper East Side

Published 06/26/2015

Fodor's Review

In a Gothic-style 1908 mansion, the Jewish Museum draws on a large collection of art and ceremonial objects to explore Jewish identity and culture spanning more than 4,000 years. The two-floor permanent exhibition "Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey" displays nearly 800 objects complemented by interactive media. The wide-ranging collection includes a 3rd-century Roman burial plaque, 20th-century sculpture by Elie Nadelman, and contemporary art from artists such as Marc Chagall and Man Ray. Russ & Daughters—an almost century-old Jewish specialty store and an NYC institution downtown—is set to open an outpost in the Jewish Museum in summer 2015.

Sight Information

Address:

1109 5th Ave., at 92nd St., New York, New York, 10128, USA

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Phone:

212-423–3200

Sight Details:

  • $15 (free Sat., pay-what-you-wish Thurs. 5–8)
  • Sat.–Tues. 11–5:45, Thurs. 11–8, Fri. 11–4 (Fri. until 5:45 Mar.–Nov.)

Published 06/26/2015

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