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Contemporary Jewish Museum

Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA

Designed by internationally renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum opened its doors on June 8, 2008. The museum explores contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art and ideas.



The modern San Francisco cultural landmark is conveniently located on Mission Street (between Third and Fourth Streets), in downtown San Francisco, near the Moscone Convention Center, upscale hotels and city attractions.

Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Past Exhibits



Museum Hours
Open daily (except Wednesday)
11am–5:30pm
Thurs 1-8:30pm

Closed on public holidays:
4th of July, Thanksgiving
and New Year's Day.

Special hours Christmas Day:
11am-3pm

Closed on Rosh Hoshanah, Yom Kippur and Passover.


Private Exhibit & Museum Tours
415-655-7856
Private Tours of exhibitions and the Museum's architecture are available for Groups of 10 or more students.

Cafe on the Square
The museum's Cafe on the Square is located on the East end of the Grand Lobby. Enjoy casual fare — soups, salads, sandwiches and Jewish favorites. Indoor and outdoor seating — dine al fresco overlooking Jessie Square and Yerba Buena Gardens (weather permitting). Kosher Beer & Wine.

Open daily (except Wednesday)
11:30am-4:30pm
Thurs 11:30am-7:30pm

Cafe on the Square - Contemporary Jewish Museum, SF

Museum Store
Shop for unique gift items at the Museum Store, located on the building's main level. The store can also be accessed through the Museum's Grand Lobby or directly off Yerba Buena Lane.

Open daily 10am-6pm
Thursday 10am-8:30pm

Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA


Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA


Nearby Parking Garages
Jessie Square Garage
223 Stevenson Street (off Third St)

Fifth & Mission Yerba Buena Garage
833 Mission Street
(bet Fourth & Fifth streets)

Note: Museum does NOT validate parking.


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Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA

View of Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA

Chagall Artwork - Chagall and the Artists of the Russian Jewish Theater, 1919-1949 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum - April 23-Sept 27, 2009

Exhibit at Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA

Inside Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA

Spacious gallery inside Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA

Host Special Events
415-655-7834

Host VIP Receptions, Corporate Events, Private Parties, Lectures, Film Screenings, Performances... and more at the Contemporary Jewish Museum — a unique venue sure to make any event a memorable one.

Stephen and Maribelle Leavitt "Yud" Gallery
The spacious gallery (pictured above) features a 60-foot ceiling and 36 skylights — it's a stunning setting for Cocktail Receptions, Dinners, Corporate Parties, or Special Events.

Koret-Taube Grand Lobby
Elegant and roomy, the Grand Lobby space is ideal for Cocktail Receptions and Dinners.

Richard and Rhoda Goldman Hall - Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA

Richard and Rhoda Goldman Hall
This versatile room (pictured above) can be used for a variety of events, including theatrical performances, lectures, or as an open space for Corporate Events, Dinners and Cocktail Receptions.

Sala Webb Education
Center
The area includes two classrooms and an open lobby area. These spaces can be used for Artistic or Educational Events, Receptions, Conferences, or Private Meetings.


Contemporary Jewish Museum - San Francisco, CA

More Info
Contemporary Jewish Museum
415-655-7800

736 Mission Street
(bet Third and Fourth St)


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