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Museum of Bukovinian Jewish History

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Fascinating insight and testament

This small, actually bijou museum is on the first floor of a public building, but it is easy to... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Gordon P
Brussels, Belgium
Very informative - get the audio guide

This was a very informative, interesting little museum about the Jewish history in Chernivtsi... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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21 Aug 2018
“Fascinating insight and testament”
8 Aug 2018
“Very informative - get the audio guide”
Teatralna pl. 5, Chernivtsi 58002, Ukraine
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This small, actually bijou museum is on the first floor of a public building, but it is easy to find. I very much appreciated that there was an audio guide, that indeed helped a lot. Its a short visit probably one hour max. Its a...More

Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This was a very informative, interesting little museum about the Jewish history in Chernivtsi, housed in what was the Jewish house. It is a small museum, only takes about 45 minutes to get around it. The helpful staff speak some English and the entrance fee...More

Thank evie62
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Museum of Bukovinian Jewish History is must visit for all tourist since you get the know the story of the Jewish people and community that was living in this area.

1  Thank Yossi N
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The story seems to repeat itself. A great Jewish community who contributed substantially to the development of Chernivtsi in its heydays was totally annihilated during WW2. The small museum gives a fascinating lesson in that history from the mid-18th century till WW2. It is compact...More

2  Thank 70ava
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This place is great for understanding the history of the region and the role of the Jewish population. The lady at the entrance did not know English, but was very helpful, especially when we wanted to use the devices with headphones that tell the story...More

2  Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Small but very interesting museum. Large collection of photographs describing the history of the Jews of Bukovina. The building was originally a Jewish center, but only a small part used for museum. Worth spending an hour or so. Have excellent recordings and wonderful web site.

Thank Wolfe
Reviewed 15 March 2015

In important place to visit to get acquainted with the local history. If you have the chance to get some introduction, the few exposits gain life. This house is far from was it was in the past (the Jewish cultural center), but a start. Good...More

Thank Johannes H
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