The Jewish Museum

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Photograph: © Peter Aaron/Esto.  All rights reserved.Jewish Museum
 (Photograph: John Aquino)
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Photograph: John AquinoCongregation Kneses Tifereth Israel, Port Chester, New York, suite of sculpture and ceremonial objects, 1956-57
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Jewish Museum workshop
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The Jewish Museum "Archeology Zone"
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The Jewish Museum "Archeology Zone"

The Jewish Museum was established in 1904 when Judge Mayer Sulzberger gave 26 ceremonial objects to the Jewish Theological Seiminary as the core of a museum collection. Since then, the museum's offerings have grown to offer more than 30,000 works of art, artifacts and media installations.

The museums's location in the Warburg Mansion offers plenty of space for amazing things to see: its upcoming Fall 2017 exhibition, Scenes from the Collection, will feature over 650 works from antiquities to contemporary art. Hungry? Check out Russ & Daughters' 60-seat restaurant on the museum's lower level.

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Venue name: The Jewish Museum
Contact:
Address: 1109 Fifth Ave
New York
10128
Cross street: at 92nd St
Opening hours: Mon, Tue, Sat, Sun 11am–5:45pm; Thu 11am–8pm; Fri 11am–4pm
Transport: Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St; 6 to 96th St
Price: $15, seniors $12, students $7.50, visitors 18 and under free. Sat free. Thu 5–8pm pay what you wish.

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