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Children and families

Come discover the mahJ collections with your family!

Jeune public et familles au Musée d'art et d'histoire du judaïsme

Things to know

For your convenience

  • Parents with young children can leave pushchairs in the cloakroom and take a baby carrier. There are nappy-changing spaces in restrooms.
  • Ask to use the lifts to go from floor to floor.
  • If you need to take a break after your visit, there are tables and chairs in the entrance hall and benches, tables and chairs in the main courtyard. 
  • The bookshop has a section of books in English.
  • There is a water fountain and a hot drinks machine in the bookshop.

Special admission rates

  • Under 18s: free admission to the permanent collection and exhibitions.
  • 18-26 year-olds living in the European Union: free admission to the permanent collection and reduced rate for the exhibitions.
  • 18-26 year-olds living outside the European Union: reduced rate for the permanent collection and exhibitions.
  • See all the admission rates

Around the museum

Things to do during your visit

Use the Family Pack


The family kit

  • Available free of charge at the ticket desk. For all from three years onwards.
  • The Families Pack contains an educational booklet, games and objects designed to help parents and children playfully and creatively discover the museum together. The Families Pack caters for all ages, enabling you to observe, discover, learn, draw and invent your own stories…
  • The Family Pack’s accompanying booklet is available in English.

Consult the Family booklet

Ask for the audioguide to the permanent collection for adults

  • audioguide is available free of charge in six languages.

Book a guided tours designed for families 

  • Take part in one of the guided tours in English scheduled on Sundays at 3pm from time to time. These tours are designed for children from 8 years onwards accompanied by adults. To participate, simply go to the ticket desk a few minutes before the beginning of the visit. Reduced rates for children. Two themes alternate: Discover the mahJ and Walking tour of the Jewish Marais