COVID-19 update: We have reopened! Our hours are Sun-Thu 10am-4pm. Click for more information.

An update on COVID-19

In line with NSW public health orders, Sydney Jewish Museum will reopen on Monday 22 November with the appropriate COVID-19 protocols in place to keep our staff and visitors safe.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Museum. The health and safety of our visitors, members, staff and volunteers is our priority.

As such, full COVID-19 vaccination for those aged 16+, and masks for those aged 12+, are legally required of all visitors.

Visitors are asked to

  • Stay home and postpone your visit if you are feeling unwell
  • Show proof of vaccination or medical exemption upon arrival
  • Wear a fitted face mask
  • Check in upon arrival using the Service NSW app for contact tracing
  • Maintain social distancing of 1.5 metres from staff, volunteers and other museum visitors
  • Sanitise your hands regularly throughout the museum

What we are doing to keep everyone safe

  • All staff and volunteers are fully vaccinated
  • We are cleaning our facilities regularly throughout the day with hospital-grade disinfectant
  • We have provided hand sanitiser at the entry and at various places throughout the museum
  • We have installed protective screens at our admissions desk
  • There is signage throughout the Museum to remind visitors of safety regulations

What will be open and when

  • All areas of the permanent exhibition spaces, the museum shop and coffee lounge will be open
  • Opening days and hours are Sunday – Thursday from 10am – 4pm
  • Bookings to the Museum Library need to be made in advance. Please email admin@sjm.com.au or call 9360 7999 to book

Visitors who do not comply with the NSW legislation and with the conditions requested by the Museum will be asked to leave to ensure the safety of others.

Please note, visiting the Museum does not require any pre-bookings and there are no allocated time slots. However, we are limiting visitors within the Museum to 80 at one time.

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