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Irish Jewish Museum

3 Walworth Road | South Circular Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 453 1797
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fascinating place

This museum is located a bit south of the main area but well worth the search. Upstairs is an old... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
pjpsaint
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Melbourne, Australia
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The Irish Jewish Museum

We had a very interesting and informative tour from Gerry and Debbie and they answered all our... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
sarahutchinson
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 Walworth Road | South Circular Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
South City Centre
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+353 1 453 1797
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is located a bit south of the main area but well worth the search. Upstairs is an old synagogue and downstairs an excellent display of material. The folk here are passionate and very keen to assist. I had a particular query on locating...More

Thank pjpsaint
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We had a very interesting and informative tour from Gerry and Debbie and they answered all our questions. I had never been to a synagogue before and it really brought to life what I've read on Judaism. We were given such a warm welcome and...More

Thank sarahutchinson
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Firstly I never knew about the Irish Jewish population so this museum was a wonderful surprise. It did a great job of highlighting the history of the community and showcasing the lifestyle they had. Its a bit small so dont set the whole day for...More

1  Thank NathanielGoodtimes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I visited beautiful Ireland for the first time and reached the Irish Jewish museum at closure time but when I told Ivonne that I was from Israel she kindly let me in,was so nice and gave me some explanations about the museum..It was very important...More

2  Thank naama l
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This small museum, situated in a terraced house in Portobello, explains the story of the Jewish Community in Ireland. Through a mixture of artifacts, contemporary news articles and many photographs it helps to describe the different landmarks for the community. The volunteer guides were extremely...More

Thank Renaat V
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is very unassuming from the outside (it was a little hard to find!) but has a wealth of stories and fantastic everyday items inside. What makes it such a favourite of mine is that it isn't run by experts in museums with fancy...More

Thank Gilfoys
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A highlight of our trip - the museum is clearly a labour of love, and we were lucky enough to have a guided tour which really gave us a deeper understanding of the story of this community. The synagogue upstairs is beautifully kept with some...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I only had a few free hours on Sunday and wanted to choose an meaningfull activity. Thankfully, my intellectual and emotional side won over a search for more entertainment. The ground floor exhibition is a chronological history of Jewish life in Ireland and full of...More

Thank 123Josh
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The museum gives a good overview of the history of Jews in Ireland and the docent was very helpful. Although there are many artifacts on display, it was difficult to read some of the old newspaper clippings. We enjoyed our visit, but it is not...More

Thank physbiz
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The guides who took us around the Irish Jewish Museum were so proud of their heritage and the museum is a little gem. It just seems so sad that a thriving community of several thousand has been to reduced to about 200. It is well...More

Thank Mariano164
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