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Jewish Museum of Australia

26 Alma Rd, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 8534 3600
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Fascinating perspective on Jewish life in Australia

The Jewish people have a wonderful community spirit. This museum aims to share the life experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
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We were unsure about what to expect with a museum of this type but we didn't come away... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
bamaga-bob
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Caloundra, Australia
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The Jewish Museum of Australia is an inclusive, interactive Museum which strives to engage people with Jewish culture.It houses a permanent exhibition as well as rotating temporary exhibitions.The Jewish Museum of Australia is custodian of over 20,000 objects and stories that tell the continuum of Jewish life and what it means to be Jewish in Australia.
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26 Alma Rd, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jewish people have a wonderful community spirit. This museum aims to share the life experience of Jewish Australians with visitors to the museum. Apart from various exhibitions, a visit to the museum may include a visit to the nearby synagogue. If you are curious...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were unsure about what to expect with a museum of this type but we didn't come away disappointed. We did the synagogue tour which was very interesting but all their displays provided some insight into their faith and the festivals they celebrate. We are...More

Thank bamaga-bob
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We came across this place on the internet and decided to visit. We paid for a family ticket. The exhibition hall is on the first floor. There are quite some photos and items displayed there, and videos on Jewish culture, interviews of some of the...More

Thank ChloeLau
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Interesting current exhibit on the history of jews in greece over the last few centuries. One hour should suffice to visit this relatively small but interesting museum

Thank charles v
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I attended the museum as part of a work group. We had a wonderful volunteer tour guide who was very knowledgeable and was happy to answer a barrage of questions as we walked around the exhibits. The museum is quite modern and well laid out....More

1  Thank HanaLouisa
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Something we should never forget - thank you to those on the day that were extremely helpful and knowledgeable.

1  Thank 210Lori48
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This museum helps keep alive the dreadful truth of the holocaust with many local survivors contributing time and services to the museum. In addition this fantastic the long history of Jewish Australians which dates back to the first fleet.

1  Thank Petgor
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a must see museum. Not only interesting but super friendly staff on hand to answer any questions Family friendly

1  Thank Caminicks
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We visited the Melbourne Synagogue during the Open House Melbourne Weekend. The large building, which dominates the corner of St Kilda Road and Toorak Road, had intrigued me over the years, so it was great to be able to take a tour. We were fortunate...More

1  Thank nocatnow
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Well worth a visit for non Jewish tourists and students doing religions of the world. Tour guides are fantastic with a wealth of knowledge. It has a great timeline of events relating to biblical-middle eastern events. The back section is about the Jewish culture and...More

1  Thank Susie V
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