The National Museum of American Jewish History is a historical museum wedding venue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As an architectural landmark, the event space features rich history, modern flair, and gorgeous views of Independence Mall. You and your guests will never forget the personal attention and elegant atmosphere of NMAJH.
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With 20,000 square feet of versatile space, the Museum can accommodate up to 900 people. The Ballroom, which has chic white walls and large windows, can be used for ceremonies and receptions. It is connected to the outdoor Toll Terrace, offering stunning skyline views and unforgettable photo opportunities. The 3rd Floor Freedom Experience is a sophisticated room for cocktail receptions or private dinners. Receptions can also be held in the Concourse, while the Lobby boasts gallery access that will impress your guests.
Your wedding is important to the Museum staff. They can guide you every step of the way, even if you aren’t working with a planner. Their services include:
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- Outside vendors
- Wireless internet
The Museum can suggest kosher and non-kosher caterers for the big day. Couples can bring their own alcohol.
National Museum of American Jewish History can host your wedding-related celebrations, such as your ceremony and reception. The team will also gladly provide tables and Chiavari chairs.
The Museum was established in 1976 by the members of historic Congregation Mikveh Israel. As the only Museum in the country that is dedicated to exploring and honoring the American Jewish experience, the facility offers panel discussions, authors’ talks, children’s activities and more. Since its opening, the Museum has displayed more than a hundred exhibitions and is currently home to more than 30,000 historical objects.
Based in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, the Museum is surrounded by diverse historical attractions. Nearby places to visit include the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Museum of the American Revolution and The African American Museum of Philadelphia.
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Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday: Closed
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- Art Gallery
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- Historic Building
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