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The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

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About The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life is a museum of Jewish history, art, and culture at the University of California, Berkeley. It houses more than 30,000 Jewish artifacts and manuscripts, which is the third largest collection of its kind in the United States.


Attractions Near The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive0.11km from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

A majestic combined art museum, repertory movie theater, and archive associated with the University of California, Berkeley. The museum has featured works by Albert Bierstadt, Jonathan Borofsky, Joan Brown, Robert Colescott and so more. The museum also features the MATRIX Program for Contemporary Art.

Sather Tower
Sather Tower0.83km from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Sather Tower is a bell tower with clocks on its four faces on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. It is a recognizable symbol of the university. Sather Tower also houses many of the Department of Integrative Biology's fossils

The Greek Theatre
The Greek Theatre1.17km from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

This is an 8,500-seat amphitheater owned and operated by the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California, USA. The Greek Theatre hosts The Berkeley Jazz Festival, pop, rock, and world music concerts, UC Berkeley graduation ceremonies, occasional addresses by noted speakers, and other events. Past speakers include President Theodore Roosevelt, William Randolph Hearst, and the Dalai Lama.

Berkeley Rose Garden
Berkeley Rose Garden1.76km from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Berkeley's Historic Rose Garden is a regional destination with its 1,500 rose bushes and 250 varieties of roses, along with breathtaking views. The Rose Garden is situated in a residential area of the Berkeley Hills between the Cragmont and La Loma Park neighborhoods, occupying most of the block between Eunice Street and Bayview Place along the west side of Euclid Avenue.

Codornices Park
Codornices Park1.78km from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

A beautiful park, which offers a wide array of play opportunities are available in a beautiful hillside setting: baseball/softball fields, basketball court, tot play area, picnic/BBQ area , hiking trails through glade and groves of magnificent oaks, bay trees and redwood. it’s a beautiful setting, perfect for outdoor dinners and birthday barbecues.

Lawrence Hall of Science
Lawrence Hall of Science2.07km from The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

This is a public science center in Berkeley, California that offers hands-on science exhibits, designs curriculum, aids professional development, and offers after school science resources to students of all ages.

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