The National Museum of American Jewish Military History, under the auspices of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A., documents and preserves the contributions of Jewish Americans to the peace and freedom of the United States, educates the public concerning the courage, heroism and sacrifices made by Jewish Americans who served in the armed forces, and works to combat anti-Semitism.
The purpose of the Museum is to preserve a record of the patriotic contributions of the men and women of the Jewish faith who served during and between times of war in the Armed Forces of the United States and as veterans thereof, from the time of the founding of this country to the present, for future generations by illustration through public education utilizing the Museum’s collections for exhibits, publications and educational programs.
Open M-F 9am-5pm Closed Saturdays Open Sunday 1pm-5pm by appointment only for a group of 6 or more. Please call (202) 265-6280 to arrange a tour Closed on certain Federal and Jewish Holidays. Open Memorial Day and Veterans Day from 1pm – 5pm. Please call (202) 265-6280 to arrange a tour.