National Museum Of American Jewish Military History

Local nameNational Museum Of American Jewish Military History
LocationDupont Circle, Washington D.C., United States

The National Museum of American Jewish Military History was founded September 2, 1958, in Washington, D.C., to document and preserve "the contributions of Jewish Americans to the peace and freedom of the United States... the public concerning the courage, heroism and sacrifices made by Jewish Americans who served in the armed forces." It operates under the auspices of the Jewish War Veterans, USA, National Memorial, Inc., and is located at 1811 R Street NW, Washington, D.C., in the Dupont Circle area, in the same building that houses the JWV National Headquarters.

It is a member institution of the Dupont-Kalorama Museums Consortium, established in 1983 to promote the "off the Mall" museums and their neighborhoods in the greater Dupont-Kalorama area of Washington, DC.

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Opening hours

Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat: closed
Sun: open for 6 or more people by appointment only

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +1 202 265 6280

Address 1811 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA

Coordinates 38°54'46.126" N -77°2'31.608" E

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