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ATTENTION MUSEUM VISITORS
 
ALL visitors and non-members are encouraged to contact the Office before visiting the Centre or Museum, as opening hours may change due to events and activities at the Centre.
 
Email: act.admin@actjc.org.au
Phone: 02 6295 1052
 
(THE ACTJC OFFICE IS CLOSED ON MONDAY)
 
 

 

The Library, Museum and Art Gallery

 
We encourage members of the public, including school and social groups, to view our cultural collections.  
 
The viewing hours for the Library, Museum and Art Gallery are between 10:00am and 3:00pm, Monday to Thursday, except on Jewish holy days. 
 
Groups are asked to contact the office (actadmin@actjc.org.au) to arrange a guided tour and discuss options.  We have special tours for school groups.
 
Our Collections
 
The Earle Hoffman Library consists of over three thousand books covering historical, cultural and religious material on Judaism and Jewish people. The Library collection has a particular focus on the Australian Jewish cultural experience. An online catalogue can be viewed here.  The Library also includes a  collection of Hebrew language books.
 
Our Museum collection includes torah scrolls, religious artifacts and includes nationally significant Judaica gifted to the Community by the Commonwealth of Australia. 
 
Our Gallery of Art Works includes portraits of notable Jews in politics and the arts, and artistic depictions of Jewish themes or of Israel in various genre.
 
Currently available is a collection by Polish photographer Agnieszka Traczewska of internationally displayed photographs of Chasidic Jews returning on pilgrimage to Poland.
 

COVID 19 PROTOCOL

We are asking everyone to take some simple steps to reduce the risks for you and your families, staff, volunteers, other members, and visitors to the Centre:

1.    We encourage all visitors to the Centre to be fully vaccinated.

2.    Do not come to the Centre if you (your child, family member, friend) feel unwell or have any symptoms of Covid or flu.

3.    Avoid close contact with others and maintain physical distance where practical.

4.    We encourage all visitors to the Centre to to wear a quality, well-fitted face mask inside the Centre, especially if you are vulnerable.

5.    Sanitise your hands when you arrive, after touching shared items, and before leaving.

6.    Keep doors and windows open to improve ventilation.

Our priority is to ensure that we protect the health and safety of all community members.
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