Museum Café

In connection with Rosh Hashanah (September 25 and 26) and Yom Kippur (October 4th) all locations of the JCQ are closed on these dates!

Museum CaféThe Museum Café is accessible for non-visitors. The café's menu includes Dutch-Jewish classics, such as Fish Cakes and Pear Kugel. As well as delicious Apple Nut Cake and sandwiches. The café also serves coffee, tea, lunch and a range of drinks and snacks. The Museum Café is not under Rabbinical supervision. However, for the selections on our menu, we mainly work with a well-established kosher bakery and caterer.

Opening hours

Daily 11.00 - 17.00.


View our menu here

Free Wi-Fi

The Jewish Historical Museum now offers free wireless internet throughout the museum. Check-in on foursquare, update your status on Facebook, visit our website, e-mail or just send a tweet to your followers from the museum galleries. There's a reading table and computers offer direct access to the collection database, the museum website and a range of Jewish sites.

Lunch arrangements for groups

Groups who book a program can also reserve a lunch or coffee/tea arrangement. If you want to make a reservation, please contact the Museum Café: T +31 (0)20 5 310 334 (monday until friday 9.00 - 17.00) or E Museum Café

Group lunches are available for groups up to 25 persons. If you would make a reservation for more than 25 persons, the group will be split.

You can choose from two menus:

Lunch menu (€ 13,50) Coffee/tea arrangement (€ 4,00)
- soup - 2 coffee/tea
- 2 sandwiches - (extra ginger or almond bun + € 2,00)
- coffee/tea
- jus d'orange
- mineral water/dairy