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MUHBA - El Call, Barcelona

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Learn more about the rich Jewish history of Barcelona and how the Catalan region's Jewish community lived during the Middle Ages at MUHBA - El Call. Located in the old Jewish quarter, the museum explores the influence that the Jews had on the city's cultural legacy. View items from the 13th and 14th centuries unearthed during archeological digs, a replica of the Sarajevo Haggadah (a 14th-century illustrated manuscript produced in the region), Khanukiyyes dishes, tombstones with Hebrew inscriptions, extensive documents, and more. Take the elevator to the bottom floor to walk through preserved Roman ruins. An audio guide is included in the price of admission. Using our online itinerary creator, Barcelona attractions like MUHBA - El Call can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The display above the ruins of ancient Jewish quarter tells the history of Jews in Barcelona. There is not much of a collection. If you're interested in that subject I would highly recommend visiting ...  more »
  • If this small museum would have good human guide's/actors, it would upgrade the experience greatly. Museums that have great art, grab the viewers' attention and imagination. Historical museums (like t...  more »
  • Pros: Good to get basic history of Jews in Barcelona, short visit Cons: Small museum, limited information on Barcelona's Jewish community, difficult to reserve guided visits I wish they'd provide more...  more »
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  • Really great informative museum about the history of the Jewish community of Barcelona. There are many interactive exhibits that have many language options and a great video presentation.
  • Excellent contribution of the Museum to understand the past of the Jewish quarters of the city. We currently need much imagination to give life to the greater Jewish past. Despite the excellent work of the Museum and historians of the. Size of victoria mora help to shed light on the matter.
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