COVID-19 update: We are open Sunday – Thursday 10am-4pm. Click for updates.

Plan Your Visit

Sydney Jewish Museum is now open Sunday – Thursday! For full details on how we will be keeping our visitors and staff safe when we open, click here.

Please note, visiting the Museum does not require any pre-bookings and there are no allocated time slots.

Where are we?

The Museum address is 148 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst.

The Museum is minutes from Kings Cross and Oxford Street, vibrant centres of activity for tourists and locals alike. For public transport timetables ring the Transport Info line on 131500 or visit their website. Street parking is limited and ticketed. Parking is available in St Vincent’s Hospital car park.

Opening hours

Monday | 10am – 4pm
Tuesday | 10am – 4pm
Wednesday | 10am – 4pm
Thursday | 10am – 4pm
Friday | Closed (except for school tours)
Saturday | Closed
Sunday | 10am – 4pm

The Museum is closed on some Jewish holidays and public holidays. To check specific dates, see below.

We recommend visitors to come to the Museum from 1pm on weekdays to avoid large school groups in the exhibitions.

Admission

  • Adult $15
  • Seniors $12
  • Children $9 (under 10  enter free)*
  • Family $40 (2 adults and 2 students)
  • Members enter free

*Due to the sensitive nature of the content in the Holocaust exhibition, we recommend that children no younger than 11 years old attend, and that children are accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Security

As with many other museums and landmark sites worldwide, The Sydney Jewish Museum has a security presence on entry.

Institutions of culture and history have historically been targets for ideological attacks and disputes. Sadly levels of racism, and antisemitism in particular, are on the rise.

Security checks of handbag and backpacks before entering the Museum is therefore mandatory, ensuring the safety of all our visitors and precious artefacts on display.

Guided tours

The Museum will recommence guided tours on Tuesday 6 April. Tours will be run on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 2pm, and are free. Spaces are limited, so please arrive early.

On the other days there will be knowledgeable staff members and volunteers available during your visit to give you more information about the exhibitions.

Voices app

The Museum has launched an app for iPhones on which the voices of Holocaust survivors can be listened to during your visit to the Museum.

Please note, the listening devices available at the Museum are currently being serviced and are unavailable. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can download the SJM Voices app here prior to your arrival.

For more details on the app, click here.

Accessibility

Most areas in the Museum are wheelchair accessible. There are rest spots throughout the Museum and accessible toilets are located on the lower ground floor.

For wheelchair assistance, it would be helpful for you to call us prior to your visit on 9360 7999 and we will be able to ensure there is someone available to assist you.

Museum shop

Visit the gift shop for a large range of Judaica and general giftware. Stocks a variety of books, including Holocaust Survivor stories.

Museum Members receive 10% discount on most products. Free gift wrapping.

Public and Jewish Holidays 2021

Sunday 28 March – Closed (Passover)

Monday 29 March – Closed (Passover)

Friday 2 April – Closed (Good Friday)

Sunday 4 April – Closed (Passover)

Monday 5 April – Closed (Easter Monday)

Sunday 25 April – Closed (Anzac Day)

Monday 17 May – Closed (Shavuot)

Tuesday 18 May – Closed (Shavuot)

Monday 14 June – Open 10am-4pm (Queen’s Birthday)

Tuesday 7 September – Closed (Rosh Hashana)

Wednesday 8 September – Closed (Rosh Hashana)

Thursday 16 September – Closed (Yom Kippur)

Tuesday 21 September – Closed (Succot)

Wednesday 22 September – Closed (Succot)

Tuesday 28 September – Closed (Shemini Atzeret)

Wednesday 29 September – Closed (Simchat Torah)

Monday 4 October – Open 10am-4pm (Labour Day)

Sunday 26 December – Closed (Boxing Day)

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