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Jewish Museum

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Address: 129-131 Albert Street | Camden Town, London NW1 7NB, England
Phone Number: 442072847384
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Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: The Jewish Museum London is for people of all backgrounds and faiths to...
The Jewish Museum London is for people of all backgrounds and faiths to explore British Jewish heritage, identity and culture. Set against a spacious and modern architectural backdrop with displays across four permanent galleries, the museum brings the Jewish story to life, placing it in a wider context of British history. Our education programmes, exhibitions and events encourage a sense of discovery and creativity and tell the story of Jewish history, culture and religion in an innovative and compelling way.
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Facinating documentation of a people.

There is a lot of history documented here . Family histories , artifacts memorials and hard lives lived by people because of their heritage. The talent the richness of gifts... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

There is a lot of history documented here . Family histories , artifacts memorials and hard lives lived by people because of their heritage. The talent the richness of gifts that we have been given through these that scripture has referred to as the chosen people the intense suffering persecution and the depth becomes so alive through papers, pictures. Well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We visited the museum to see the wonderful Judith Kerr retrospective. That alone took some time and was fascinating for both children and adults. We really needed several hours to investigate the museum fully. However, we found the displays interesting and educational. I would have enjoyed a guided tour by someone who could answer all my questions (being non-Jewish).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Every time we're in London we try to visit the Jewish Museum specifically to see the 'Temporary Exhibitions' as we are already very familiar with the excellent permanent displays at the museum. The current exhibition is 'Tiger, Mog & Pink Rabbit' - a retrospective on author and illustrator, Judith Kerr. We spent a fascinating hour and a half learning of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I visited this museum a fair while ago with my mum and we both found it very interesting! I remember the prices being fairly expensive however I think that the visit is worth it! Lots of things to look around and the museum is set in a wonderful location! Would recommend this museum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This was one of my favorite museums in London. Loved seeing the tabernacle doors and the Torah scroll under glass. Videos in one room described Jewish traditions and beliefs in detail, which was helpful to me (I'm Protestant and didn't know a lot about Judaism). The museum is largely staffed with volunteers who are more than happy to tell you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is an extremely well presented museum which features the history of the Jews in Britain since the time of William the Conqueror. The exhibits are well presented using artefacts and visual interpretations. Staff are on hand and ready to answer any questions you may have. I was fortunate in having Mrs Moses, who made my visit even more enjoyable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went with my wife who had wanted to see the wedding exhibition for some time. I went along without much interest, as we were in Jerusalem last year and went to the Israeli Museum where we saw a larger wedding display. However, I was fascinated, not necessarily by this particular exhibition, but the museum as a whole. There was much... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I was able to be there during the special WW2 exhibit and got the luxury of the additional artifacts. The museum is a nice, quiet museum that is a relaxing way to spend an hour to two hours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The London Jewish Museum is near the northeast corner of Regent's Park, in central London. There is a display on Jewish life in general, which is appropriate, but which I walked through quickly, because I am a practicing Jew and know about all those things. I was most interested in the section on Jews in England. Some of my ancestors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We visited this really interesting museum when we had a couple of hours to spare while staying near Euston station. We wished we had arranged a longer visit and will return in the future, as there is a lot to see. It is only just over a mile walk from Euston or a 3 minute walk from Camden tube station.... More 

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Additional Information about Jewish Museum

Address: 129-131 Albert Street | Camden Town, London NW1 7NB, England
Phone Number: 442072847384
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Camden
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 17 - 17

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