Reading Room & Genealogy Institute
Mon-Thurs: 9:30am-4:30pm

Exhibit Spaces
Mon-Wed: 9:30am-4:30pm
Thurs: 9:30am-8pm
Fri: 10am-3pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: 11am-5pm

Make sure to check our holiday closures prior to visiting.

Last entry to the Center for Jewish History Exhibitions, Reading Room, and the Genealogy Institute is 30 minutes before closing. The last call to page items in the Reading Room and Genealogy Institute is 3pm.

Holiday Closures

Sunday before Labor Day
Sunday, September 01, 2024
Labor Day
Monday, September 02, 2024

Erev Rosh Hashana First Day*
Wednesday, October 02, 2024
Rosh Hashana First Day
Thursday, October 03, 2024
Rosh Hashana Second Day
Friday, October 04, 2024

Erev Yom Kippur*
Friday, October 11, 2024
Yom Kippur
Saturday, October 12, 2024

Erev Sukkot First Day*
Wednesday, October 16, 2024
Sukkot First Day
Thursday, October 17, 2024
Sukkot Second Day
Friday, October 18, 2024

Erev Shemini Atzeret*
Wednesday, October 23, 2024
Shemini Atzeret
Thursday, October 24, 2024

Simchat Torah
Friday, October 25, 2024

Thanksgiving Eve*
Wednesday, November 27, 2024
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 28, 2024
Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, November 29, 2024

Christmas Eve*
Tuesday, December 24, 2024
Wednesday, December 25, 2024

New Year’s Day
Wednesday, January 01, 2025

* The Center will close at 2:00PM on these days.