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Planning a Visit

Hours

Sunday-Thursday, 10 am to 3 pm

Address

1109 W. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220-3700

Phone

(804) 353-2668

Email

bama@bethahabah.org
William Obrochta, Executive Director
Bonnie Eisenman, Administrator/Researcher
Amy Roberts, Administrative Assistant

Admission

Free and open to the public; suggested $5.00 donation    per visitor

Group Tours

Please call 804-353-2668 to schedule a tour for your group.

Museum Shop

During your visit, browse our selection of Judaica, jewelry, and books for children and adults.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accessibility

There is a ramp at the rear door of the museum. Please call during office hours in advance of your visit if you will require the use of the ramp. There are no handicap-accessible restrooms.

Directions

Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives is centrally located in Richmond’s historic Fan District. Parking is readily available in the deck we share with St. James’s Episcopal Church, located directly across from the Temple campus.

 

From the west via I-64 East, or the north via I-95 South:

  • I-64 East will merge with I-95 South.
  • Take exit 78 for the Boulevard immediately thereafter.
  • Turn right at the stop sign and proceed south on the Boulevard.
  • Turn left on to Broad Street heading east.
  • Proceed east on Broad approximately 1 mile and turn right on to Lombardy Street.
  • Turn left at the statue (JEB Stuart or Stuart Circle) on to West Franklin Street.
  • The Beth Ahabah/St. James’s parking deck is on your left at the end of the first block, across the street from the Temple buildings.

From the east via I-64 West:

  • As you reach Downtown Richmond take exit 190 for 5th Street.
  • Proceed south on 5th Street and turn right on Broad Street.
  • Proceed west on Broad Street approximately 1 mile and turn left on to Lombardy Street.
  • Turn left at the statue (JEB Stuart or Stuart Circle) on to West Franklin Street.
  • The Beth Ahabah/St. James’ parking deck is on your left at the end of the first block, across the street from the Temple buildings.

From the south via the Powhite Parkway/76 North:

  • Take the Powhite Parkway north, crossing the James River.
  • Take the exit for Grove and Patterson avenues.
  • Stay in the left lane and merge on to Thompson Street.
  • Turn right on to Monument Avenue.
  • Continue on Monument Avenue, passing the JEB Stuart monument at Stuart Circle, where Monument Avenue becomes West Franklin Street.
  • The Beth Ahabah/St. James’ parking deck is on your left at the end of the first block, across the street from the Temple buildings.

 

From the South via I-95 North:

  • As you reach Downtown Richmond take exit 74C for 17th Street.
  • Turn right on to 17th Street and continue to the first light.
  • Turn right on to Broad Street.
  • Proceed west on Broad Street approximately 1.5 miles and turn left onto Lombardy Street.
  • Turn left at the statue (JEB Stuart or Stuart Circle) onto West Franklin Street.
  • The Beth Ahabah/St. James’ parking deck is on your left at the end of the first block, across the street from the Temple buildings.
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