HELMUT NEWTON: In Focus tickets on sale now! For COVID-Safety information, please see our Visit page.


With your health and safety still at the forefront of our minds we are continuing to host timed bookings and entry into our galleries and spaces. Please rest assured that should you feel any COVID-like symptoms or otherwise feel ill, a full refund will be given to you for your entry to our exhibition, program or courses.

Please read our COVIDsafe Protocols for more information about how we are keeping you safe.

What’s On

The Jewish Museum of Australia is currently showing several permanent exhibitions, including Belief and Ritual, Calling Australia Home, Evolving Identities, Timeline of Jewish History and The Jewish Year.

Enjoy free admission to the Museum and explore our permanent galleries and visit the Museum shop.


The Jewish Museum of Australia is pleased to present HELMUT NEWTON: In Focus in partnership with the Helmut Newton Foundation and in collaboration with PHOTO 2022 International Festival of Photography, our flagship exhibition for 2022 offers an expansive view of Helmut Newton’s personal story giving visitors a chance to see the man behind the lens.

Ticket pricing options for HELMUT NEWTON: In Focus

Adult: $20
Concession (Students, pension, seniors, healthcare-card holders and companion-card holders. Please show relevant concession cards upon arrival): $15
Child (16 years and under): $0.00
Family—Two adults and up to three children (16 years and under): $40
Adult membership: $17
Concession membership: $12.75
Family membership: $34
Adult group (Minimum of 10 tickets to be purchased to receive the group discount rate): $18
Concession group (Minimum of 10 tickets to be purchased to receive the group discount rate): $13.50

Contact us
Phone: (03) 8534 3600
Email: info@jewishmuseum.com.au

Street address
We are located at 26 Alma Road St Kilda VIC 3182, a two-minute walk from tram stop 32 on St Kilda Rd (Routes 3 or 67). Please forward all mail to PO Box 117, St Kilda VIC 3182.

Due to the age and restrictions that exist within our building, some parts of our venue have limited access. These areas include the front entrance and our lift. Access to the front entrance of the Museum and the first-floor exhibition spaces may not be possible for some visitors.

Click here to view information about the accessibility of the Museum.

Admission prices
Entry to the permanent galleries and Museum shop is free. Charges apply for programs, short courses and events. Please see individual pages for pricing details. Members receive a 10% discount – to become a member, click here.

Opening hours
Tuesday—Friday: 10am–5pm
Sunday: 10am–5pm
Closed Monday and Saturday.

The Museum will be closing at 4pm on the following day for a ticketed event:
Sunday 14 August

The Museum is open on the following 2022 public holidays:
Tuesday 1 November – Melbourne Cup Day

The Museum is closed on the following 2022 public holidays &
Jewish holy days:

Monday 26 September – First Day Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday 27 September – Second Day Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday 05 October – Yom Kippur
Monday 10 October – First Day Sukkot
Tuesday 11 October – Second Day Sukkot
Monday 17 October – Shemini Atzeret
Tuesday 18 October – Simchat Torah
Sunday 25 December – Christmas Day
Monday 26 December – Boxing Day
Tuesday 27 December – day in lieu of Christmas Day