Jewish Cultural Historical Museum, Willemstad

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#5 of 12 in Museums in Curacao
Attached to the first Synagogue in the western hemisphere, Jewish Cultural Historical Museum invites you to learn about Jewish cultural heritage. Head inside the 1732 building and find items such as a scroll from the 1300s, WWII memorabilia, an Anne Frank section, and a collection of personal items from Willemstad’s founding Jewish community. Dutch and English explanations accompany all the items inside. Visit the synagogue next door to complete your experience. Add Jewish Cultural Historical Museum to your Willemstad travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Willemstad online trip planner .
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  • September 18, 2017
    During city walk here inside. Special building. Also it was warm, yet well worth the effort.
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  • April 3, 2017
    This is the oldest synagogue in the Western Hemisphere and worth a visit. It smells so wonderful in there, the beautiful tropical wood. Such a great place of worship.  more »
  • March 18, 2017
    The first synagogue in the Caribbean (maybe the New World- can't recall) Love the symbolic sand floor. Museum just OK. Exhibits a bit cramped. Attended a good concert in the synagogue.  more »
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  • May 31, 2017
    There are many great buildings
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