Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme

Local nameHôtel de Saint-Aignan
Location3rd arrondissement of Paris

The Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme or mahJ is the largest French museum of Jewish art and history. It is located in the Hôtel de Saint-Aignan in the Marais district in Paris.

The museum conveys the rich history and culture of Jews in Europe and North Africa from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Its fine collection of religious objects, archives, manuscripts, and works of art promotes the contributions of Jews to France and to the world, especially in the arts. The museum's collections include works of art from Marc Chagall and Amedeo Modigliani.

The museum has a bookshop selling books on Jewish art and history and Judaica, a media library with an online catalogue accessible to the public, and an auditorium which offers conferences, lectures, concerts, performances, and seminars.

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More information and contact


Official Website

Address 73 Rue du Temple, Paris 75003, France

Coordinates 48°51'40.5" N 2°21'19.931" E

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