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Jewish Museums in the United States

by Katie Skrzek

Jun 23, 2020

Photo: Cmoulton | Dreamstime.com

Travel Tips

There are numerous museums throughout the United States celebrating and honoring Jewish history and culture. Start your exploration of Jewish history at one of these museums.

 

The Breman Museum

Located in Atlanta, The Breman Museum features exhibits honoring Jewish arts, culture and history. The museum offers special focus to Jewish people in Georgia and Atlanta-area Holocaust survivors. The large museum opened in 1966.

 

Contemporary Jewish Museum

The San Francisco museum aims to share the diversity of the Jewish experience for a modern audience through exhibitions and special programming. Founded in 1984, the building underwent massive renovations, including a new addition, in 2008.

 

The Contemporary Jewish Museum. Photo: Drserg | Dreamstime.com

 

Jewish Children’s Museum

The largest Jewish museum for children in the United States is located in Brooklyn, New York. The museum focuses on Jewish life and history through kid-friendly exhibitions and activities. Virtual workshops are available.

 

Jewish Museum of Florida

Located on the Florida International University campus, this museum is housed in two buildings, former synagogues. The museum aims to celebrate the Florida Jewish experience with a core exhibit and rotating temporary exhibit.

 

National Museum of American Jewish History

Located in Philadelphia, the Smithsonian-affiliated museum looks at the experience of Jewish immigrants coming to the United States. The museum has the distinction of being the only museum in the country exclusively dedicated to exploring the American Jewish experience. The museum offers virtual tours and other special online programming.

 

National Museum of American Jewish Military History

The museum in Washington, D.C. is dedicated to honoring the contributions of American Jews in the United States’ fight for peace and freedom. The core exhibit celebrates Jewish people in the American military. Honor the memory of fallen heroes and light a remembrance candle during your visit.

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