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Admission and Hours

General Admission is Free

Timed-tickets are required and include access to our ongoing exhibitions. Same-day tickets are available as space permits.

Ongoing Exhibitions 
What is Jewish Washington?
Connect. Reflect. Act.

Free Admission

Special Exhibition
Timed-tickets for Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg include General Admission:
$12 for Adults
$10 Students & Ages 65+
Free ages 12 & under
Free for Members

Public Programs
Require separate registration and may charge additional fees.

Enjoy free admission to all exhibitions, discounts on programs, and early access for priority tickets.

Hours Effective Friday, June 9:


  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Holiday Schedule

  • Sep 16, 2023: Closed for Rosh Hashanah
  • Sep 24, 2023: Closing at 3:00 pm for Yom Kippur
  • Sep 25, 2023: Closed for Yom Kippur
  • Nov 23, 2023: Closed for Thanksgiving Day
  • Dec 25, 2023: Open from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Directions & Parking 

Located at the corner of 3rd & F Streets, NW
575 3rd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Public paid parking garage available at 3rd & G Streets, NW

Public Transit
Metro: Red Line to Judiciary Square, National Building Museum exit, walk 1 block

Capital Bike Share: 3rd & H Streets, NW, walk 2 blocks

Circulator Bus: Georgetown-Union Station route to Massachusetts & New Jersey Avenues, NW, walk 5 blocks

Regional rail to Union Station, 15-minute walk


For groups of 10 or more interested in a guided tour, please contact [email protected]


The Capital Jewish Museum welcomes all visitors. We strive to ensure that our exhibitions, programs, and facilities are accessible to everyone.

Wheelchair entrance is located on F Street. All Museum spaces are wheelchair accessible. We are able to provide wheelchairs on a first-come, first-served basis; please go to our welcome desk for assistance. Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are located on all floors of the Museum.

Videos in the exhibitions are open-captioned in English.

Gewirz Family Museum Shop

Find books, postcards, and gifts inspired by our collection and exhibitions. All proceeds help support the Museum’s education programs.

The Nosh Pit

Light refreshments are available for purchase at the cafe cart in the Morse Loeb Lobby.

Programs & Exhibitions

Rendering of the Capital Jewish Museum, SmithGroup

Our Buildings

A new four-floor, LEED silver-certified building with three floors of exhibition galleries and—the largest and best-known artifact—Washington’s oldest purpose-built synagogue.