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A vibrant and culturally diverse city

Philadelphia lived for a long time in the Big Apple’s overwhelming shadow, but it has recently begun showing its true heart, gaining popularity as a travel destination. It’s here where the roots of the American Independence began, and you’ll see traces of this glorious past in Philadelphia’s oldest historic quarter, the Old City. Browse the Reading Terminal Market, dine out in South Philly for good Italian, taste an authentic cheesesteak, or go gallery hopping on the first Friday of every month.

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National Museum of American Jewish History

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National Museum of American Jewish History

Preserving the American Jewish history

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The National Museum of American Jewish History explores over 350 years of American Jewish history through displays of evocative objects, important moments and events and state-of-the-art interactive technologies.

Built in 1976, the National Museum of American Jewish History’s collection features more than 10,000 artifacts, some of them dating back more than 300 years. A top attraction of the museum is the Only in America® Gallery/Hall of Fame that illustrate the extraordinary accomplishments of American Jews.

National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia
Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm Saturday & Sunday 10am - 5:30pm