Friday, October 9, 2015 Tishri 26, 5776
National Museum of American Jewish History


101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
The National Museum of American Jewish History’s mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Our purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to

Grandparents Day

September 7, 2014 10:00 AM-5:30 PM

FREE for grandparents and children 12 and under

Grandmothers, bubbies*, and nanas! Grandfathers, zadies*, and pops! Grab your grandkids for a day of fun at the Museum. Explore Chasing Dreams, take a journey through time in our interactive, family-friendly permanent exhibition, participate in a Spotlight Talk, watch a film, or read a story together in a cozy spot. Release your creative spirit with Chasing Dreams-themed arts and crafts and have fun outside with special activities on the Museum Plaza.

*Grandma and Grandpa in Yiddish. 

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