Beth Sholom Synagogue Tour

  • 119 Ratings

Explore a synagogue that impresses from the inside out, on a tour of the Beth Sholom Synagogue. Designed by the famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this tour takes you on a fascinating journey of Jewish history, culture, and classic American architecture.

Location: Philadelphia
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cancellation: No refunds for cancelled bookings.

What You Will Do

  • Start your tour in awe as you get your first glimpse of an impressive building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Tour through a number of exhibits that explore the history of the congregates and the Synagogue itself, with interactive kiosks that tell a detailed story of the building to help shape your experience visiting an incredible "House of Peace"
  • Get a glimpse of original sketches and blueprints authored by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright

What's Included

  • 20 minute film viewing on the history of the Beth Sholom Synagogue
  • 1 hour tour of the Synagogue

Additional Information

  • The parking lot is located behind the building. Enter under the green awning and turn right. There may be last minute changes to tour schedule. Synagogue is hot during summer months, and is not open on days of worship.

Customer Reviews

  • 119 Ratings

  • Timothy

Guide was friendly, knowledgeable, and engaging.

March 14, 2017

  • Daniel

Not only was the building sublime, our docent encouraged us at the end of our tour of the main sanctuary to take a little time to "just sit and think, and to take in the space". That was a refreshing first for an architectural tour for me.

October 22, 2016

  • Robert

Learned much new material, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide, intriguing building.

September 6, 2016
8231 Old York Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA
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