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Jewish Museum of Maryland

15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4606
+1 410-732-6400
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Touring the synagogues and getting a sense of the amazing Jewish heritage of Baltimore and Jones... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurel, Maryland
via mobile
Small gem of a museum whether you are Jewish or not

We heard about this museum and thought it was worth a stop since we were eating in Little Italy... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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The past becomes reality for thousands of visitors to this museum and library dedicated to teaching about the Jewish experience, and helping to keep the Jewish heritage alive. Enjoy 2 permanent exhibits and 1 rotating exhibit gallery, as well as tours of 2 historic synagogues. Come and see the newest, family friendly exhibit: The A-Mazing Mendes Cohen!
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15 Lloyd St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4606
+1 410-732-6400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Touring the synagogues and getting a sense of the amazing Jewish heritage of Baltimore and Jones Town. Well worth the visit. Remember though it’s closed on Saturday for the Jewish sabbath.

Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We heard about this museum and thought it was worth a stop since we were eating in Little Italy. What a great experience! The museum houses two small exhibits. One is on the early Baltimore Jewish immigration experience. The other exhibits rotates and when we...More

Thank tovah123
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I was pleasantly surprised by the Jewish Museum of Maryland. I wasn't expecting much -- maybe some overly nostalgic exhibits and two old synagogues -- but I found myself continuously surprised by how nuanced and well-researched everything was. The Lombard Street exhibition inside the museum...More

4  Thank Traveller2010NYC
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were fortunate to have the Museum Director provide our group a tour of the museum. He was able to provide a unique glimpse into the facility.

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 23 May 2017

You don't have to be Jewish to enjoy this museum. If you are a student of architecture that would be a reason to go. Good idea to be here during a service.

Reviewed 4 May 2017

I enjoyed the special exhibits but mostly the tour of the 2 synagogues adjacent to the museum. Well displayed and very creative

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Ernie is an amazing tour guide. So passionate about the heritage and taught me and my girlfriend so much. Exhibits are great and the gift shop is awesome. Thanks for an amazing Sunday afternoon in Baltimore!

Thank tommay911
Reviewed 20 March 2017

After passing by the museum on almost a daily basis, I finally made it inside. The current special exhibit was a sobering history of the town of Auschwitz, or in Polish Oświęcim, from medieval times to the post WW 2 years. Other exhibits included the...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a small museum with nice dioramas and photos explaining an important aspect of immigrant history in Baltimore. Look for the special exhibits which are often particularly interesting and educational. The gift store has a nice selection of things outside of the usual museum...More

Thank Lois B
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends, Wow!! A great place to really get an understanding of historic Baltimore from the perspective of the Jewish community. The museum has exhibit space and the third oldest synagogue in the United States, The exhibits are well-crafted with lots...More

Thank Sami L
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