The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York, New York

Upper East Side

11 am - 5:45 pm, closed Wednesdays

Explore the global Jewish experience through works of fine art, Judaica, antiquities, folk art, ceremonial objects, and broadcast media intelligently organized in gorgeous galleries and play in the small but engaging Archaeology Zone.

$: $15, free/ages 18 & under

Annual Memberships: $75+.

Free Hours: Thursdays 5-8 pm

Favorite Spots: In the fascinating and friendly Archaeology Zone, children learn what happens after archaeologists unearth artifacts. Search for clues about objects dating from ancient times to the present day, dress up and play in a Moroccan home, create works of art inspired by unique objects in the Museum’s collection and more.

Current Kid-Friendly Exhibits:

Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything (through Sep 8)
Explore beloved musician/poet/cultural icon Leonard Cohen through the lens of contemporary art with large-scale installations, interactive artworks, and a multimedia sound gallery that pay tribute to Cohen’s vibrant creativity/

Family Programs: Sunday family programs include drop-in art workshops, storytimes and occasional family concerts.

Eat & Treats: Nosh on smoked fish platters, bagels and bialys, knishes, egg creams, babka and more Jewish-American classic foods at the new in-museum outpost of iconic Lower East Side appetizing shop Russ & Daughters.

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