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Jewish Cultural Historical Museum, Willemstad

(3.9/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan to visit Jewish Cultural Historical Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Curacao attractions using our Curacao vacation generator.
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  • Fabulous Tour of the Jewish Community! Be ready to walk and bring a beverage...she stops at the cemetery and it gets pretty hot. She does NOT provide water like the other tours. She is truly a Do NOT ...  more »
  • If you are going into town, spend a few minutes to see some history. It is not a typical synagogue like you will see elsewhere. It was amazing to see sand as the floor of the synagogue and read why in...  more »
  • Had to stop in and see this historical building and museum. Beautiful original lbue glass windows and sand on the floor of the Synagogue. I am Christian and felt the reverence of this building but I i...  more »