Welcome to the Jewish Museum of Maryland!

Welcome to The Jewish Museum of Maryland, America’s leading museum of regional Jewish history, culture and community, located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from the Inner Harbor. Here at the JMM, visitors can uncover the roots of Jewish history in our landmark historic sites – the Lloyd Street Synagogue, built in 1845, now the nation’s third oldest surviving synagogue and B’nai Israel Synagogue, built in 1876 and still home to a vibrant congregation. Our Museum Campus includes three exhibition galleries featuring fascinating and diverse exhibitions that explore in depth, the Jewish American experience. The Museum offers a wide range of programs and special events for children, adults, and families as well as a research library and family history center.  We invite students of all ages to experience the rich vitality of Jewish culture and heritage on and off-site through our education programs.

News & Closures:

The Museum will be OPEN on Monday, May 29th.

The Museum will be closed Wednesday, May 31st and Thursday, June 1st in observance of the holiday.


Online Ticketing Now Available! 

Upcoming Events:

We Are All Immigrants, We Are All Refugees

2017 Annual Meeting Postcard cropMay 25th at 6:30pm
Samuel Boltansky Memorial Keynote Speaker: Steven V. Roberts, journalist and author
FREE – Reserve Your Seat!

Immigrants have provided a continuous source of vitality and ingenuity to this country since its founding. Steve Roberts, author of From Every End of This Earth, a study of 13 modern immigrant families, will tell that story. More Info.

View more upcoming events HERE!

On the Blog:

JMM Insights: Networking with the Nation

Projections on the ceiling of Union Station in St LouisLast week, Collections Manager, Joanna Church and I attended the conference of the American Alliance of Museums in St. Louis.  We were two out of more than 4,000 museum professionals gathered there to discuss changing fiscal and social contexts, the most recent technological developments and yes, some general kibbitzing about people and exhibits creating a buzz…continue reading.