Answers to Frequently Asked Questions are below. Rental guidelines are available here.
What are the rates for an event?
Rental fees are quoted upon request. Proceeds help the Museum fulfill its crucial mission of education to diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust.
How can I hold a space for an event? Is a deposit required? Is my deposit refundable?
Space will be held upon the signing of a facility rental agreement at which point in time a deposit is required. The balance of the Charges must be received by the Museum no later than ten (10) business days prior to the scheduled date of the event. If the Agreement is executed within 30 days of the scheduled date of the event, full payment of the Charges shall be due at time of contract signing.
How may I advertise my event?
Any promotional materials, including invitations, advertisements, press releases, literature, or other promotional materials related to the event must have the Museum’s prior written approval.
Will I be required to sign a contract and supply insurance?
All clients will be required to sign and comply with our standard facility rental agreement. Levels of insurance will need to be obtained depending upon the nature of the event.
Will security and maintenance be available at my event?
The Museum maintains the highest level of security at all times. Any additional security or maintenance necessary, whether determined by us or you, will be available for an additional service fee. The Museum has final approval in ALL security matters.
Will my guest be required to go through security?
Guests are required to pass through security. The Museum may refuse to admit certain persons and/or certain packages or contents based on any security concerns.
Are there smoking areas available?
Smoking is prohibited in all interior areas of the building as well as the loading dock and adjacent areas. Smoking is permitted outside the building at street level.
Does the building have access for persons with disabilities?
The Museum of Jewish Heritage welcomes all visitors. All Museum spaces are wheelchair accessible. Please note we are able to provide wheelchairs. Please contact the Event Services Manager for further information.
Will there be parking available for my event? Are there hotels nearby?
The Museum is centrally located in downtown Manhattan. While we do not offer parking on-site, there are parking facilities located near the Museum. There are hotels within walking distance of building’s location as well.
Will my guests be able to view the Exhibits during my event?
Yes, we strongly encourage all of our event guests to view our Museum. All arrangements will need to be made in advance with our Event Services Manager.
How can my guests support the Museum?
By holding your event at the Museum, you are providing us invaluable support towards fulfilling our crucial mission of educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Should you and your guests wish to make a contribution, please visit our donation page.
Will other events be taking place during my event?
If your event is scheduled to take place during our normal operating hours, we will ensure that your event is in no way disrupted. The Museum reserves the right to determine the number of events operated simultaneously in the building and we do not guarantee the sole use of the Museum.