Museo Ebraico di Venezia, Venice

(3.9/5 based on 480+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • We know the ghetto of Venice, but we wanted to visit the Museum and synagogues - very disappointing home - very rude staff who makes no effort to communicate we therefore renounced these visits
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  • The history of the Jews in Venice dates back many centuries when they settled down in a small area on Canareggio Island which was called Ghetto. This district is a rather a dispersed museum itself, sy...  more »
  • It was important for us to show our child something about Jewish history while visiting Europe. This museum did a very good job of showing the various Jewish communities that came to Venice as tradesp...  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