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.   

Attention : Please note that the museum will be closed on October 1st (Rosh ha-Shanah) as well as on October 9th (Yom Kippur).

The mahJ is 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 till October 16th, 2019
Tuesday to Friday: 11 am–6 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am–6 pm
Last ticket sales 45 minutes before closure.

Closed every Monday.
Closed on October 1st (Rosh ha-Shana), and October 9th (Kippur).

  Other opening hours

Adolfo Kaminsky, autoportrait à l’âge de 19 ans, Paris, 1944

Adolfo Kaminsky. Forger and photographer

From Thursday 23 May 2019 until Sunday 8 December 2019

Adolfo Kaminsky, a member of the Resistance and a brilliant forger, spent thirty years of his life producing counterfeit identity papers to save lives. He discovered photography during the Second World War reproducing official stamps for forged identity cards.


La mallette des familles

Come and discover the mahJ's collections with your family

and enjoy the family kit. Its' booklet, full of activities designed for playing and creating, is also in English. The family kit is available free of charge at the ticket desk.

Good to know : some of these are particularly adapted to children from three years of age.

Walking tour of the Jewish Marais

Guided tours available for groups

The guided tours "Discover the mahJ" and the "Walking tour of the Jewish district of the Marais, in Paris" are available in English, German, Hebrew, and Spanish.

These guided tours are also planned every Sunday from mid-May to mid-August at 3 pm.

Jules Adler, La Mère, 1899,
Muzeum Narodowe w Poznaniu

Jules Adler. Painter of the people

Discover this new exhibition from 27th October

The Educational Service


Media Library

Bookshop and publication