Contemporary Jewish Museum

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Founded in 1984, the Contemporary Jewish Museum presents scholarly and artistic programs that explore the Jewish spirit and imagination. The museum offers contemporary views and Jewish perspectives on culture, history and art, with programs reflecting global ideas that tie to the past and remain relevant to all people today. World-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind was commissioned for the project. The 63,000 square foot museum provides a welcoming space where people from all backgrounds may encounter, celebrate and debate artistic forms of all varieties.

Location:  736 Mission Street, Between 3rd and 4th Streets

Business hours:  Mo-Tu 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Th 1:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Fr-Su 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.