Located in the San Francisco’s Yerba Buena arts district, The Contemporary Jewish Museum is one of the city’s most iconic structures built in the last ten years. Designed by internationally renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, The CJM opened in June 2008, and has since established itself as a vibrant place where contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas thrive.
The new facility, designed by internationally renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, is a lively center where people of all ages and backgrounds can gather to experience art, share diverse perspectives, and engage in hands-on activities.
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I can't imagine why anyone would ever rate this Museum 1 star, which is why I had to chime in here with my observations. I found it to be well worth the visit - the building itself is interesting architecturally. When I visited they were running a special exhibition on Harry Houdini. Very interesting material and the exhibit was well put together. The other exhibits and artwork are equally interesting and not everything is jam packed together - there is room to read and reflect. I also loved, loved, loved the gift shop. It was filled with many items that are great keepsakes to remember San Francisco.