To ensure compliance with local health and safety guidelines, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (at least 14 days after your final vaccine dose) with matching ID is required for all visitors 12 and older. Starting January 29, 2022, children ages 5 to 11 must also show proof of full vaccination. You can provide proof of vaccination by displaying it on your smartphone, by presenting a physical copy, or by using the New York State Excelsior Pass or NYC COVID Safe App (Android | iOS). Other acceptable forms of COVID-19 vaccination proof are the CDC Vaccination Card or NYC Vaccination Record. If you received the vaccine outside the U.S., you must have an official immunization record that includes:
- First name and last name
- Date of birth
- Vaccine product name (only vaccines authorized by the WHO are acceptable)
- Date(s) administered
- Site where the vaccine was administered, or name of the person who administered it
Mask wearing is mandatory throughout the building.
Exhibits: Advanced Tickets are available to view the exhibit spaces at the Center for Jewish History. Hours are: Mon-Thurs, 10am-4pm, and Fri from 10-3pm.
To view the health and safety guidelines, and to make an appointment visit the CJH website.
We are located at:
Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011
Directions and Parking
- 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, and W trains to the 14th Street and Union Square station.
- F, V, L, and PATH trains to the 14th Street and 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas) station.
- 1, 2, and 3 trains to the 14th Street and 7th Avenue station
M1, M2, and M3 to 17th Street
Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas)
M7 and M55 to 15th Street
M14 bus to 5th Avenue
Parking is available at SP+ Parking located at 20 East 16th Street.
Free overnight free parking is available on 16th and 17th Streets subject to parking regulations between 6 pm and 7 am but not allowed during the day. Metered parking can be found on 5th Avenue and on 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas). Parking is free on Sundays.