The reopening of the Sydney Jewish Museum
3 June 2020
We are very pleased to announce that as of 1 July 2020 the Sydney Jewish Museum will reopen to the public on Wednesdays (10am-3pm) and Sundays (10am-4pm). Initially, the Museum will be closed on all other days.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum and will do our best to ensure your visit is safe for you, our staff and volunteers.
What is open and when:
- All areas of the permanent exhibition spaces as well as feature exhibitions – Jews from Islamic Lands and Nostalgic Glimpses of a Bygone Era – will be open
- Bookings to visit the Museum Library need to be made in advance. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9360 7999 to book.
- The Museum café will offer assorted soft drinks for sale. No food or hot drinks will be available.
- There are no guided tours being offered at present
What the Sydney Jewish Museum is doing to keep everyone safe:
- Our staff and volunteers are well trained and will be keen to provide any assistance required
- There are separate entry and exit doors
- Visitor numbers will be limited and each gallery space will have a maximum capacity
- There is signage throughout the Museum to remind visitors of safety regulations
- We will be cleaning all areas frequently with hospital-grade disinfectant
- We will provide hand sanitisers at the entry and at various places throughout the Museum
- We have installed one-way directional markers on the floor in specific areas
What visitors need to know:
- Visitors will be required to provide contact details on entry, to support contact tracing
- No cash will be accepted for entry or shop purchases
- Please avoid bringing larger bags/backpacks as they will need to be stored
- Do not visit in groups of more than 5 people
- Do not visit if you are unwell or have returned from overseas in the last 14 days
- Use the hand-sanitiser provided on arrival and on all levels
- Please use the had sanitiser provided before you use any of the touch screens
- Keep at least 1.5 metres distance from others at all times
- Allow less-mobile visitors to use elevators (max 2 persons per time) and preferably consider using the stairs (directional indicators will be marked)
- Please advise ahead of your visit if you will require wheelchair access in the Museum
- Please note that only 2 persons per time can access the restrooms
- Please follow the one-way directional markers on the floor in specific areas
We ask you to consider downloading the COVIDSafe app (https://www.covidsafe.gov.au/) to assist contact tracing
Please note, visitors who do not comply with the conditions requested will be asked to leave to ensure the safety of others
If you require any further Information please call the Museum on (02) 9360 7999 or email email@example.com
Sydney Jewish Museum is closed temporarily until further notice
17 March 2020
The health and wellbeing of our Holocaust survivors, visitors, volunteers and employees is of utmost importance to us. To best ensure protection of everyone in light of the spread of the coronavirus, and in line with Government advice, the Sydney Jewish Museum is temporarily closed.
As the situation changes rapidly, we continue to monitor developments and will keep you updated as we make further decisions about our operating hours in the coming weeks.
We look forward to seeing you back in the Museum very soon, and appreciate your patience as we work through these uncertainties to ensure the safety and health of all.