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Jewish museum, Odessa
(4.1/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
Despite the small parameters of the museum (total area of exhibition space is 160 sq meters) “Migdal Shorashim” serves as the only Jewish museum in all of the Ukraine where over a period of 9 years it has gathered a rich collection of almost 15000 materials (including documents, photographs, books, newspapers, postcards, religious garment, household goods, music instruments and other pieces of art).

Every year the museum receives thousands of guests, leads a great number of excursions and tours, welcomes numerous researchers and students from the USA, Israel, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Brasil, Eastern Europian countries and other countries around the world.

The museum also supports initiatives in the area of Jewish research and in its joined efforts with other Jewish organizations, Ukrainian state museums, archives, and various universities in the city and the grater Ukraine not to mention a great number of foreign specialists and researchers, works to popularize Jewish history of Odessa.
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  • The museum is located in a courtyard off of Nejinskaya Street. The entrance fee is a donation with a suggested minimum of 50 UAH. The woman who was working when I went was very nice and gave me a quic...  more »
  • My grandfather was an Odessa Jew who left after the pogroms in 1905, so I really wanted to see this museum. It is small--still relatively new and hopefully growing. Most of the descriptions are in Rus...  more »
  • There were a lot of artifacts however no descriptions or stories. Compared to other jewish museums, this just seemed like an old home with a few people wandering through.