Guests can explore the history and heritage of the Jewish Americans who served in the armed forces
About This Deal
- Event calendar
- Open Open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Closed Saturdays; Open Sundays for 6 or more people by appointment only
Need To Know
About National Museum of American Jewish Military History
National Museum of American Jewish Military History preserves the memory of the men and women who served in the American armed forces. Its purpose is to educate the public about their courage, acts of heroism, and sacrifices, as well as work in combatting anti-Semitism. It has been chartered by an act of Congress in 1958 under the auspices of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A. They have over 5000 artifacts dating back to the Civil War, with the bulk of them related to World War II.
- Permanent exhibitions:
- Jews in the American Military – The museum’s core exhibit examines the role of Jews in the United States military from the colonial era to today.
- Hall of Heroes: American Jewish Recipients of the Medal of Honor
- Major General Julius Klein: His Life and Work
- Captain Joshua L. Goldberg Memorial Chapel