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.
The Museum will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th in observance of Thanksgiving. The Museum will also closeat 3pm on Tuesday, December 31st and close entirely on January 1st in observance of New Year’s Day.
Sunday December 1st, 11:00am to 3:00 pm
Family activities 11:00am to 2:00pm
Ross Kelbaugh speaking at 2:00pm
Program Included in Museum Admission
The American Civil War brought photography into homes like never before. Continue the holiday togetherness with a day of engaging activities for the whole family to learn about photography before the age of cell phone cameras and digital prints. Process your own cyanotype, colorize your own Carte de Visite and build your own stereoscope!
On the Blog:
My long-time friend from New York City—let’s call her “Flo”—is coming to visit, and I really want to show her a good time! I’m always hearing about life in the Big City, so this is my chance to show her that Baltimore has great things too. .… continue reading.