Augusta Jewish Museum
525 Telfair St., Augusta, GA 30901 - United States
This innovative regional Augusta Jewish Museum (AJM) Phase One dedicated in Mid 2021 will showcase Jewish Heritage and Traditions and the Life, History, and Contributions of the Jewish Community in the CSRA as well as educate visitors and the community about the Holocaust and recognize Israel and its contributions to the world. AJM has saved two historic buildings from the 1860's: the Court of Ordinary, now AJM Education Center and the historic Telfair St. Congregation Children of Israel, future AJM Cultural Center. Displays are currently being fabricated but docents and detailed panels describe the history of the area and what's to come. Lectures, films, interactive displays will be available for local schools, seniors, and community at large along with a future Museum store and online activities. Second Sunday at 2 pm program each month. Tours of the historic buildings available by appointment. 706-426-1542 or [email protected]
On September 18, Augusta Jewish Museum will be at Booth 735 of Augusta Arts CityFest on Broad Street in downtown Augusta GA and tours of the historic buildings at 525 Telfair St. will be available.
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