The Breman is open:
Monday–Thursday from 10am – 5pm,
Friday from 10am – 3pm, and
Sunday from 1 – 5pm.
Closed Saturdays and most Jewish and Federal holidays. Be aware that Jewish holidays begin on the evening before, so the museum usually closes early on those days. Please check the museum calendar!
For more information, call 678-222-3700.
Absence of Humanity: The Holocaust Years
Admission to The Breman is free for members. Please consider joining. Your membership provides the foundation of support that The Breman relies upon in order to continue teaching the lessons of respect for difference and community building, to continue to preserve and document the lives of Jewish Georgians, Alabamans and Holocaust survivors, and to continue to build our future together as a society that appreciates art and culture and is inquisitive about history. Become a Breman Museum member now through our secure website.
For non-members, admission to our permanent galleries and The Schwartz Special Exhibition Gallery is (as of July 1, 2010):
Seniors (62 and over): $8
Children ages 3-6: $4
Children under 3: free
Group rates: (10 or more, pre-scheduled with four weeks advance notice and not including a $30 non-refundable scheduling fee):
Seniors and students: $4
Children (ages 3 - 6) $2
Children under 3: free
Silverman's Cigar Store in Little Five Points, 1985, from Creating Community: The Jews of Atlanta from 1845 to the Present.
Location, Phone, Directions & Parking
The Breman Museum is located in The Selig Center at 1440 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309. The building is on the northwest corner of 18th Street and Spring Street in midtown Atlanta, across 18th Street from the Puppetry Arts Center.
Our general phone number is 678-222-3700. Fair warning: this is a voice mail system, but you can leave a message and someone will call you back. If you want to speak to a real person, view the Staff Directory, which includes suggestions on whom to call for what issue.
The Breman is located at the corner of 18th Street and Spring Street, across from The Puppetry Arts Center in Midtown Atlanta. The museum is in The Selig Center, which we share with the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. Our mailing address is:
The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
Limited free parking is available in the front of the building. Limited handicapped parking is available. The Breman Museum is not responsible for ticketing or towing if you park elsewhere.
I-75/85 NORTHBOUND : Take the 17th St. exit (251A) and turn right at the end of the ramp. At 2nd traffic light, turn left onto W. Peachtree Street. Get into far left-hand lane. In one block, just before the John Marshall Law School, turn left onto 18th Street. Cross Spring Street. Our parking lot is on the right in the Selig Center.
I-85 SOUTHBOUND : Take Exit #86 (Hwy 13 to Peachtree Street/Buford Hwy/Monroe Drive). This is a long access road that ends at Spring Street. Turn right on Spring Street. Turn right onto 18th Street (right after the SCAD dorms that look like the hotel it once was). The Breman is on the right.
I-75 SOUTHBOUND : Take Exit #250 (10th/14th/16th/GA Tech). Follow the exit around to the right, following the detour signs to 16th Street. Turn left onto 16th St. Cross Spring St. At the 2nd traffic light (West Peachtree street, which is one-way going north) turn left. Get into the far left-hand lane. Just before the John Marshall Law School, turn left at 18th Street, which is one lane going west at that point. Cross Spring Street again and our parking lot is on the right, across from Puppetry Arts.
HWY 78 : Take Scott Blvd. to Ponce de Leon Ave. toward downtown Atlanta. Cross Peachtree Street. Turn right on W. Peachtree Street. Get into far left-hand lane. Go about 21 blocks to 18th Street. Just before the John Marshall Law School, turn left onto 18th Street. Cross Spring Street and our parking lot is on the right.
GA 400 : Get off at the Sidney Marcus exit. Go left at the traffic light at the end of the ramp and get into the right-hand lane. This will take you onto an access road that includes an exit for 75/85 Southbound. Go past that exit. Follow the sign to Spring Street. From Spring, just past the SCAD dorms (looks like the former hotel it once was), turn right at 18th St. Our parking lot is on the right, across from Puppetry Arts.
MARTA: Get off the North/South line at the Arts Center Station. Exit the Station at W. Peachtree Street. Go right on W. Peachtree Street. Cross the street at the light. Walk two blocks north on W. Peachtree Street. Just before the John Marshall Law School, turn left onto 18th Street. Cross Spring Street. The Breman is on the right-hand side on the corner of Spring and 18th Street at the Selig Center, across from Puppetry Arts.
Members of the Young Women's Hebrew Association at Camp Victor, 1920. Fannie Boorstin, standing in front (with hat).
The Breman is a Blue Star Museum
Blue Star Museums is a partnership among Blue Star Families, the National Endowment for the Arts, and more than 900 museums in all 50 states to offer free admission to military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card, or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty military (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard), National Guard and Reserve members and up to five immediate family members.