Tours

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The 2020 contest is now closed. To learn more about the annual scholarship contest, please contact program manager, Ben Becker at 216-593-057

For Students and School Groups:

Take a Self-guided Tour of the Museum
Tuesday – Friday 9:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm

  • Maximum of 40 students per visit
  • Available for grades 6-12
  • $3/student (CMSD Schools are always free.)
  • 1 adult chaperone free per every 10 students, additional chaperones are $5
  • Allow at least 2 weeks’ notice for booking
  • Please note: The Maltz Museum cannot offer in-person docent-led group tours at this time. Visits are teacher-led/self-guided only. Gallery worksheets are available for students and educators.
  • Email tours@mmjh.org to sign up for tours or for more information.

Book a Private Interactive Biography of Stanley Bernath Experience + Self-guided Museum Tour
Schedule a one-hour session with a docent using the Interactive Biography of Stanley Bernath. After the Interactive Biography your students can take a self-guided tour of our two galleries and the special exhibition Stories of Survival.

  • Includes general admission.
  • Maximum of 20 students per visit
  • Available for grades 6-12
  • $3/student (CMSD Schools are always free.)
  • 1 adult chaperone free per every 10 students, additional chaperones are $5
  • Allow at least 2 weeks’ notice for booking
  • Email tours@mmjh.org to sign up for tours or for more information.

Stories of Survival Virtual Tours:
Log on for an virtual tour of Stories of Survival: Object. Image. Memory., a landmark exhibit that showcases more than 60 never-before-seen personal items brought to America by Survivors of the Holocaust and genocide. Learn More about the exhibition >>

  • Available anytime via link
  • Tour is lead by exhibition co-creator Arielle Weininger
  • Free, Optional docent led Q&A add-on is available for $3 per student. (CMSD Schools are always free.)
  • Recommended for grades 6–12
  • Allow at least 2 weeks’ notice for booking
  • Email tours@mmjh.org to sign up for tours or for more information.

Stop the Hate Virtual Tours:
Stop the Hate uses museum artifacts to exemplify expressions of racism and antisemitism in history. Students will explore answers to these questions:

  • How are power and influence used to spread hate?
  • What is legalized hate vs individualized hate?
  • Who are upstanders, bystanders, or perpetrators in any situation?
  • Optional: Use your voice to participate in the Stop the Hate essay writing contest!
  • Learn More >>

For Individuals and Adult Groups:

Take a Self-guided Tour of the Museum
Visitors can tour the Stories of Survival exhibition in-person at the Maltz Museum, Wednesday through Sunday, 10am – 5pm. Tickets are available for purchase upon arrival. Masks are required for entry and social distancing is enforced. General: $12, Students & Seniors: $10. Children 5-11: $5, Children under 5 and Maltz Museum Members: Free

The Interactive Biography of Stanley Bernath + Self-guided Museum Tour
Sundays and Wednesdays at 2pm:
Start your visit in the theater with Holocaust Survivor Stanley Bernath’s Dimensions in Testimony Interactive Biography then enjoy a self-guided tour of our two galleries and the special exhibition Stories of Survival. Tickets are available for purchase upon arrival. Masks are required for entry and social distancing is enforced. General: $12, Students & Seniors: $10. Children 5-11: $5, Children under 5 and Maltz Museum Members: Free

Book a Private Interactive Biography of Stanley Bernath Experience + Self-guided Museum Tour
Schedule a one-hour session with a docent using the Interactive Biography of Stanley Bernath. After the Interactive Biography enjoy a self-guided tour of our two galleries and the special exhibition Stories of Survival. $10 per person, minimum of $100. Capacity: 20 people.

Take a Public Virtual Group Tour
First and Third Tuesdays of the Month at 2:00 pm

As part of an ongoing outreach effort to connect visitors to the Maltz Museum during the pandemic, virtual visitors can explore Stories of Survival online. Approximately 60 minutes in length, virtual attendees will enjoy a webinar style narrated exploration of key objects and artifacts followed by a docent-led Q&A. Virtual tours will be offered on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. The cost is $10 per person and free for Maltz Museum members.

Book a Private Virtual Group Tour
The Maltz Museum now offers private virtual group tours with advance notice. Adult tours are approximately 60 minutes in length, virtual attendees will enjoy a meeting or webinar-style narrated exploration of key objects and artifacts followed by a docent-led Q&A. Email tours@mmjh.org for more information.