Discover the permanent collection

With seven hundred artworks and objects, the permanent collection proposes a history of the Jewish communities of Europe and the Mediterranean from the Middle Ages to today.   

Helena Rubinstein dans son appartement à New York. Collection Lilith Fass

Helena Rubinstein. The Adventure of Beauty

until Sunday 25 August 2019

Attention: the mahJ is now open from Tuesday to Sunday and closed on Monday (except for group visits with reservations). 

For your safety, there are heightened security procedures when you arrive at the museum.

Opening hours to July 14th
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 11 am-6 pm
Wednesday: 11 am-9 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am-7 pm
Open on May 8th (11 am-9 pm), June 30th (11 am-7 pm), July 14th (10 am-7 pm) 
Last ticket sales three quarters of an hour before closure.

Closed every Monday and on May 1st.

  Other opening hours

David Perlov, The Magician, détail, 1962

David PerlovFilmmaker, photographer, drawer

October 2, 2018 – March 31, 2019

David Perlov (1930-2003) is one of the key figures of Israeli cinema in the last quarter of the 20th century. Yet the scope of his oeuvre, sustained by his lifelong practice of drawing and photography, extends far beyond his work as a filmmaker.


Walking tour of the Jewish Marais

Walking Tour of the Jewish Marais

A guided tour in English for everyone – children, adolescents and adults.

Every other Sunday in May, June, July and till mid-August 2019 at 3 pm.

Meet at the admission desk a few minutes before the tour.

Join this walking tour and discover Parisian Jewish culture past and present. 

Discover the mahJ

A guided tour in English for everyone – children, adolescents and adults.

Every other Sunday at 3pm from May 12th to August 18th, 2019

You will travel through one thousand years of Jewish history in France and across the Diaspora and discovered the masterpieces of the mahJ's collection.

The Hôtel de Saint-Aignan

Housed in the beautiful 17th century mansion in the Marais, the Hôtel de Saint-Aignan, the mahJ's collection is one of the finest in the world, comprised of painting, sculpture, Judaica, textiles and jewelry.

The Educational Service


Media Library

Bookshop and publication