Jewish Museum of Maryland, Baltimore

The Jewish Museum of Maryland in Baltimore is considered one of the finest Jewish museums in the United States. Founded in 1960 as part of an effort to restore the historic Lloyd Street Synagogue next door, the museum tells the story of Jewish life in America with special attention on Judaism in Maryland.

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What to See at Jewish Museum of Maryland

The Jewish Museum stands between two historic synagogues - the Lloyd Street Synagogue (1845; third oldest in America; Neoclassical style) and B'nai Israel Synagogue (1876; Moorish Revival style), which can be seen on guided tours from the museum.

The JMM has over 40,000 documents and artifacts in its archives, which are displayed in changing exhibitions. The museum also has a research library, meeting rooms, and a museum shop.

Quick Facts on Jewish Museum of Maryland

Site Information
Names:Jewish Museum of Maryland
Country:United States
Categories:synagogues; jewish heritage sites; jewish museums; museums
Styles:Neoclassical
Dates:1960
Status: museum
Visitor and Contact Information
Coordinates:39.290253° N, 76.601148° W
Address:15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone:410-732-6400
Email:info@jewishmuseummd.org
Website:www.jewishmuseummd.org
Hours:Daily 12-4 on Sun & Tue-Fri

By appointment at other times

Closed on Jewish holidays
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References

  1. The Jewish Museum of Maryland - official website
  2. Jewish Museum of Maryland - Fodor's

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