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Jewish Museum

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Address: 129-131 Albert Street | Camden Town, London NW1 7NB, England
Phone Number: 020 7284 7384
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Description: From the moment you step inside this outstanding new museum the journey of...
From the moment you step inside this outstanding new museum the journey of discovery begins. The Jewish Museum offers a unique and celebratory experience, inviting you to explore Jewish life and history as part of the wider story of Britain. You will be captivated by world-class collections, ground-breaking interactives and multi-media displays, set against a spacious and modern architectural backdrop.
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Enfield, UK
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Enfield, UK
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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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Ohio
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Being Jewish I wanted to educate myself and my children in their roots and heritage. Unfortunately even though they welcome children and there is plenty for them to do I received numerous looks of disdain from the personnel. I have two older children which are aware of the holocaust and two younger children which are too young to understand, but... More 

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JewishMuseum, Manager at Jewish Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write to us with your feedback. We are sorry that the customer service and catering during your visit fell short of your expectations. I have passed on your comments to our admission and café teams and we will be reviewing your comments to establish how we can improve this. More 

Brentwood, Essex
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158 reviews 158 reviews
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132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We had a lovely time when we visited the London Jewish museum recently -although it's not huge there is plenty to see; we were there for over five hours and didn't have a chance to look at everything. In my opinion it achieves a great balance between displaying real artefacts, providing written information, audio visual information and having a few... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This museum starts with a display of Jewish artifacts mostly from the 17th, 18th and 19th Century (some are a few centuries earlier), every thing from Torah plaques and pointers to Sabbath Spice Holders. They have the most beautiful Arc from 15th Century Italy. On the next floor up they explain the history of Jews in England, including their exclusion... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A very friendly atmosphere at this Museum which covered quite a lot of ground in terms of Jewish history including the Holocaust. It also went into detail of the background of the many varied Jewish immigrants living here and their history. It was very good for younger people as there were quite a lot of interactive tools available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Fascinating 2 hours spent. The use of the building space was beautiful. The displays were concise and informative. Staff were helpful without being intrusive. Not sure if I need to mention, but we are not Jews! Just interested in recent history, and peoples life journeys. There are also signs that maybe, history may continue to repeat itself with the present... More 

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UK
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is such an fascinating museum, all beautifully and sensitively exhibited. Staff are very helpful and friendly, and clearly take a great pride in the place. There's also a cafe for light snacks, and an interesting shop. Give yourself at least two hours to see the permanent and temporary exhibitions. A real gem of a place!

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