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.
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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The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.