Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Moscow

4.6
#14 of 498 in Museums in Moscow
Understand the complex history of Russian Jewry by looking into personal testimonies, archival video footage, and interactive high-tech displays at Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center. The museum opened in 2012 in the restored Bakhmetevsky Bus Garage, a world-famous Constructivist masterpiece. Architects Melnikov and Shukhov designed the building in 1926. Notice how the interior lighting resembles slanted rays of sunshine. The exhibits, divided chronologically in 12 galleries, evoke the lives of Russian Jews since the late 19th century, with special emphasis on the fate of Soviet Jews and the role of Jewish soldiers during World War II. The museum also features a shop, a lecture hall, and a cafe. With our custom trip planner, Moscow attractions like Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Modern, unconventional, insightful Museum. You can walk into any composition with excursion and without. Impressive. A lot of interactivity, rich Exposition. Nice service. Particularly impressed with the film and the memory room (can't remember the exact name). Walked without excursions, but along the way joined any irregular group. The guide was incomparable.
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  • An excellent museum about the history of the nation. For once, it is simply impossible to see everything. A great number of interactive exhibits. Everyone can easily find something interesting to specifically him-history, politics, art, religion, etc. All very conveniently organized. There is a where to relax, sit in front of the exhibits. Recommend!
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  • Excellent modern interactive museum. The whole family attended several times and always only good impressions. Take your time when you first visit meet carefully and be sure to come back for a new portion of interesting information
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  • It touch sensible topics with great respect, love and veracity. Good English translation and the best technological resources in museums of history in Moscow
  • One of the best museum ever. Modern, interactive, funny and touching. An amazing way to bring information to a large audience. Almost everything is translated in english. No other languages.
  • Good, not too big museum. If it is your first encounter with Jews history - it will be very informative
  • One of the best museums, very well planned and implemented. The coffee shop inside is good as well.
  • Five year old museum with interactive electronic displays. A bit light on in-depth details. Displays with limited English-language writing and English-speaking material.

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