The Museum of Jewish Civilization

Director: Dr. Avinoam Patt, Philip D. Feltman Professor of Modern Jewish History

For further information, museum hours and to schedule docent-led group tours, please call 860.768.4964 or e-mail

The Museum is located inside the Mortensen Library in the Harry Jack Gray Center and is handicapped accessible. Parking is available in Lot K.

The Harry Jack Gray Center is shaped like a U. The Mortensen Library is at the base of the U. The Museum is on the left after entering the Library.

Directions the the Museum (pdf)

Museum Hours for September 10-30, 2015*:

Monday: 11:30AM-2PM

Tuesday: 1-4PM

Wednesday: 11:30AM-3PM

Thursday: 12:30-4PM

Friday: 12-3PM

*Closed September 13 and 14 in observance of Rosh Hashanah

Closed September 23 in observance of Yom Kippur

Closed September 28 and 29 in observance of Sukkot

To schedule an appointment call or email
Susan Gottlieb @ 860.768.4964 or

Current Exhibition:

October 6, 2014 - May 15, 2015

"1945: Liberation"

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Past Exhibition:

May 1, 2014 - September 28, 2014

"Return to the Land: Jewish Farming Around the World"

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Click here to learn more about our Past Exhibitions