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Come visit the American Jewish Historical Society!

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
Tel: 212-294-6160
Fax: 212-294-6161

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.

 

For more information about the Reading Room, please follow this link.