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Friends of The Museum

The History of Manchester Jewish Museum Friends

The Friends of Manchester Jewish Museum organisation was formed soon after the inauguration of the Museum itself in 1985. The aim has always been to support the museum both financially and practically and to this end the committee organises events like Coffee Mornings and Band Concerts. Over the years tens of thousands of pounds has been raised to pay for new equipment and facilities in and around the building.

The Friends has an elected committee and holds its AGM at the Museum each June.

Over the years Friends have organised social outings and have been invited to previews of new temporary exhibitions

What do we offer you? 

We have a regular Friends newsletter in which you will receive information about museum activities

You will be invited to an exclusive preview evening to all new exhibitions

You are invited to annual social events

Free admission to the museum

What can you do to help?  

  • Pay an annual subscription
  • Help us to run stalls
  • Help deliver newsletters
  • Support our fund raising events
  • Host a coffee morning
  • Join the Committee
  • Enter the 200 club monthly draw
What do we do?

Encourage and support the work of the museum, generating enthusiasm and awareness of the museum through out Manchester helping continue the success and growth of the Museum

Help with the purchasing of items for the museum collection

Help raise money for major projects

How to join

Annual membership cost just £12 per person or Full Family Membership for £18, Concessionary Membership (retired, unemployed, students) £9.  Concessionary Family Membership £10

Remember if you gift aid your subscription, it is worth more to the Friends at no extra cost to you.

Membership enquiries should be addressed to:

The Membership Secretary, The Friends of Manchester Jewish Museum

Manchester Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road,

Manchester M8 8 LW