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The Museum at the National Jewish Memorial Centre is closed

to the public and non-members until further notice.
 
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.
 
Phone: 02 6295 1052
 

 

 

Visiting the National Jewish Memorial Centre

 
 
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, Tuesday 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.
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