New York City Sights

The Jewish Museum

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

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


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

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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.)


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