Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Housed in Amsterdam's Jewish Quarter, Jewish Historical Museum documents the hardships and journeys of the nation's religious and cultural minority through artifacts, art, and music. Visit the museum, located in a series of former synagogues, and explore its rotating collection of more than 11,000 objects. Look for the themed exhibitions focusing on the customs and traditions of Judaism, as well as their place in Dutch history. Join one of the museum's guided tours, each with a different focus, to gain a more in-depth understanding of specific topics in Dutch-Jewish history. Temporary displays and galleries make up a great deal of the museum's offerings, so be sure to check the website to see which displays are open during your visit. Take a look at our Amsterdam itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Jewish Historical Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Brown building have exterior walls. On the entrance in the small color signs. About Jewish culture, religion, history, etc. in panels, photos, etc., and deepened understanding.
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  • Jews who lived there in the Netherlands is very Jewish area still had some Museum. So far tend to be closed up only the history of the persecution, here is history, evolution and various birth until explained good.
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  • The Joods historical Museum is worth very. The history of the Jews in the Netherlands is very well prepared. And across all periods. It is also not very crowded. After a visit of the Museum Cafe, eat a few specialties and a visit of the Museum shops worth for example, if you need bar mitzvah/bat mitzvah postcards.
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  • A nice museum about Jewish history. It's worth a visit if you have Jewish heritage.
  • Very nice museum telling the history of the Jews in Amsterdam. The museum also has a small synagogue and is located close to the big synagogue of Amsterdam.
  • A very nice museum. Well done and worth a visit. Management should note that people giving guided tours tend to block portions of some areas and are so self absorbed that they make it difficult for others to view the material displayed. Still well worth the visit.
  • The excellence of Jewish history
  • Looks like the Solomoin Temple in Israel.
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