Museo Ebraico di Venezia, Venice

(3.9/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the Jewish Venetian culture when you explore Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Located between the two most ancient Venetian synagogues, this museum takes you through the culture, tradition, and architecture of the area. Visit the space devoted to the cycle of Jewish festivities and objects used in Jewish ceremonies. Learn the history of Venetian Jews through objects and images in the next room. You will get to see examples of goldsmith and textile manufacturing from between the 16th and the 19th centuries, as well as ancient books and manuscripts. You can take guided tours of the synagogues to learn about the history and architecture of the buildings. There is a kosher cafe inside the museum as well. Before you head to Venice, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Venice vacation generator, to make sure you see all that Venice has to offer, including Museo Ebraico di Venezia.
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  • We paid for the museum entrance and guided tour of the synagogues - this is a must! You learn so much more than if you just walked around the small museum! Great tour guide who showed us three of the ...  more »
  • As part of a visit to the Jewish Ghetto Museum you can, for a small amount extra, join a tour that gives access to three synagogues that feature in the Jewish quarter. Two small synagogues, the Great ...  more »
  • We visited the old ghetto and museum, and were eager to learn more so we paid for a 45 minute tour, taking you to 3 of the 5 old synagogues. Our guide was a real crankypants! Bitter, with next to noth...  more »
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  • A must stop for all Jews.. great historical ghetto of Venice .. learn !
  • The guide was boring and appeared uninterested. The shop attendants were unfriendly. The receptionist unhelpful. I love learning about Jewish history but this was disappointing.
  • Very interesting the museum ebraico. Walking with free venice city tour
  • Bello e interessante
  • Worth to see it just for the synagoges interiors