Hours & Tickets

  • Museum & Shop Hours

       
    Sunday 11 am - 6 pm
    Monday 11 am - 6 pm
    Tuesday Closed
    Wednesday Closed
    Thursday 11 am - 8 pm
    Friday 11 am - 6 pm
    Saturday 11 am - 6 pm*

    *The Cooper Shop is closed on Saturdays.

    The Museum is closed on the following days:

    Thursday, October 3, 2024
    Friday, October 4, 2024
    Saturday, October 12, 2024
    Thursday, November 28, 2024

    The Museum will close early on the following days:

    Friday, October 11, 2024, 3 pm
    Wednesday, December 25, 2024, 4 pm
    Wednesday, January 1, 2025, 4 pm
    Saturday, April 12, 2025, 3 pm

  • Tickets

Entering the Museum

  • All visitors to the Jewish Museum are subject to security screening upon entry. 

    Wheelchairs are available for loan on request. 

    Water and milk or formula for infants are allowed in secure containers and may not be consumed in the galleries. No other food or beverages are permitted. 

    Non-flash photography is permitted for personal, non-commercial use except where noted. Selfie sticks and tripods are not permitted.

    Changing tables are available in most restrooms. 

    Service animals are welcome. Pets and emotional support animals are not permitted in the Museum.

    Use of oversized strollers may be limited in some galleries.

    Coat check policies outline that for the safety of our visitors and the artwork:

    • Coats must either be worn in the galleries or checked. They cannot be carried.
    • Backpacks must be worn on the front or checked.
    • Bags larger than 11” x 14” x 8” must be checked.
    • Luggage and wheeled bags are not permitted and cannot be checked.
    • Umbrellas that don’t fit inside a visitor’s bag must be checked.
    • Personal transportation devices such as bikes, scooters, and skateboards are not permitted and cannot be checked.

    The following parking garages offer discount parking to visitors of the Jewish Museum. Tickets must be validated by the Jewish Museum admissions desk.

    Impark 40 East 89th St between Madison & Park Aves
    Champion Parking 60 East 90th St between Madison & Park Aves

    Additional policies are outlined in our Visitor Guidelines below. By entering the Jewish Museum, visitors agree to adhere to all Guidelines. The Jewish Museum reserves the right to refuse or revoke the admission of any visitor whose conduct violates its Visitor Guidelines.

Gallery Tours

Free Digital Guide

Download Bloomberg Connects, the free arts and culture app on your smartphone, and explore the Jewish Museum through the voices of artists, scholars, and more. From thematic tours and exclusive artist interviews, to tours for kids and families, and Verbal Description tours for individuals who are blind or have low vision, uncover rich stories from many voices and perspectives.

Download the Digital Guide

Headphones must be used in the galleries.

In-Person Group Tours

Discover the stories behind the works on view in the Jewish Museum’s current exhibitions through a guided group tour.

Learn more or schedule an adult tour for your group at TheJewishMuseum.org/Tours.

For information about school tours, please viisit TheJewishMuseum.org/SchoolTours.

Virtual Group Tours

Explore current or past exhibitions through a virtual tour conducted by a Jewish Museum educator via Zoom.

Learn more and explore all tour options at TheJewishMuseum.org/Tours.

For information about virtual school tours, please viisit TheJewishMuseum.org/SchoolTours.

Accessibility

  • A wheelchair-accessible entrance to the Museum is located immediately to the right of the main entrance off Fifth Avenue on 92nd Street. All floors are accessible for people using mobility aids or who need to avoid stairs. 

    All public restrooms include accessible facilities for non-motorized wheelchairs. If you have specific questions about the use of a mobility aid, email [email protected].

    Wheelchairs are available; visit the admissions desk upon arrival.

  • The admissions desk and Cooper Shop are equipped with hearing loops. Please switch your hearing aid to “T” where indicated.

  • One-time use large print labels are available at the admissions desk upon arrival.

  • Videos without sound are labeled “no sound,” and those with spoken words have open captioning.

  • Service animals are welcome. Pets and emotional support animals are not permitted in the Museum.

  • Verbal Description audio tours are available on our Mobile Tours. Designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision, these descriptions translate the visual into spoken word.

  • The Jewish Museum offers free admission to visitors with disabilities and their caregiver. Advance reservations are recommended. For information on reserving tickets, please email [email protected] or call 212.423.3200 ext. 0.

    Visitors with disabilities enjoy a $10 discount on Jewish Museum memberships. For more information, or to join, visit TheJewishMuseum.org/Memberships.

Visitor Guidelines

The Jewish Museum is committed to promoting a positive culture that celebrates differences and permits freedom of thought and expression within a framework of mutual respect. The Museum expects that visitors, members, guests, and Museum staff align with these principles by treating each other with dignity and respect. Bullying, harassment, and discriminatory language will not be tolerated toward Museum staff or other visitors.

The Jewish Museum reserves the right to refuse or revoke the admission of any visitor whose conduct violates its Visitor Guidelines.

In addition to the coat check policies outlined in Entering the Museum above, the following items are not permitted in the Jewish Museum:

• Explosives, firearms, weapons, tools, and noxious substances.
• Knives with a blade measuring 3” or smaller must be left at the coat check; blades measuring more than 3” are not permitted. 
• Any large objects, such as flags, banners, frames, artwork, shopping carts, sporting goods, recreational equipment, musical instruments, plants and flowers.
• Glass containers, jars, aerosol cans.
• Marking materials, paint, adhesives, glitter and confetti.
• Any other item that could put the art or visitors at risk, to be determined at the sole discretion of the Jewish Museum security team.

To ensure a safe experience for all visitors, the following expectations will be enforced at the Jewish Museum:

• All visitors to the Jewish Museum are subject to security screening upon entry. 
• Artwork, frames, platforms, labels, display cases, stanchions, or anything used to protect the art cannot be touched or tampered with
• Non-public areas should not be entered without authorization.
• Smoking, including electronic cigarettes, is prohibited in the Museum or near the entrances.
• Conduct that poses any risk to other visitors, the Museum’s staff, or art on view is prohibited, such as running, sitting on the floor, and disruptive behavior. Doorways, stairs, and hallways must be accessible to other visitors.
• Yelling, audible music devices, the unauthorized playing of music and video, unauthorized performances, and sound amplification and noisemakers is prohibited. Assistive-listening devices are permitted.
• Soliciting, signature gathering, or distributing any sign, flier, notice, ad, or printed materials without authorization.
• Non-flash photography is permitted for personal, non-commercial use except where noted. Videotaping or streaming of and during the Jewish Museum’s programs and events is not permitted without prior written authorization. 
• Tripods, camera mounts, and professional video equipment is not permitted unless approved in advance by the Communications Department; unauthorized photoshoots and staged photography are not permitted.
• Wearing masks of any kind is prohibited, except for facial coverings worn for health and safety purposes or for religious observance.