Contemporary Jewish Museum

Local nameContemporary Jewish Museum
LocationSan Francisco, United States

The Contemporary Jewish Museum is a non-collecting museum at 736 Mission Street at Yerba Buena Lane in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco, California. The museum, which was founded in 1984, is located in the historic Jessie Street Substation, which was gutted and its interior redesigned by Daniel Libeskind, along with a new addition; the new museum opened in 2008. The museum's mission is to make the diversity of the Jewish experience relevant for a twenty-first century audience through exhibitions and educational programs.

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Opening hours

Mon - Tue: 11 am - 5 pm
Wed: closed
Thu: 11 am - 8 pm
Fri - Sun: 11 am - 5 pm


Adults: $14
Students, seniors: $12
Children (up to 18): free

Thu after 5 pm: $5

More information and contact


Official Website



Phone +1 415 655 7800

Address 736 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105, USA

Coordinates 37°47'9.654" N -122°24'13.298" E

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