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Sydney Jewish Museum

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Neighborhood: Inner East
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Address: 148 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Phone Number: +61-2-9360-7999
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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We had a limited time in Sydney, but made this a priority based upon feedback on Trip Advisor and Fodor's. We were not disappointed. Small, well designed exhibits presented the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Westchester, New York
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Westchester, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We had a limited time in Sydney, but made this a priority based upon feedback on Trip Advisor and Fodor's. We were not disappointed. Small, well designed exhibits presented the history of the Jewish people in Australia and, more recently, a short history of the Nazi experience and the settlement of many survivors in Australia. (Australia took in the second... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Sometimes I think people feel they have to be "in the mood" to visit such a museum. It is the obligation of every single one of us to do so, often, and never forget. This museum has moments of great joy - of celebrating the local history of our Jewish Community, with timely and topical exhibitions that focus on fashion... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
27 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Absolutely superb. A real gem and very knowledgeable volunteers make this a must see museum. It makes you feel very humble to realise what The Jewish People have suffered and proud to see what they have now achieved.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is amazing! We took our Year 6 classes to the SJM last year and were amazed at the presentation, the speaker and tour guides and of course Eddie the 'Survivor'. He was brilliant and really reached out to every student at his talk. As we were studying 'Once' by Morris Gleitzman our excursion was even more meaningful for... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Australia is a land of immigration and so it is wonderful to see how the Australian Jewish museum has charted Jewish immigration to Australia - I wish more cultures had the opportunity to do this. It's a great look at retro Australia and how people influence our country - coming from hardships in their birthlands.

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A great look at the history and stories of the holocaust and the events surrounding it. Many great displays on show in the museum also.

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

For those who believe & those who don't a visit here can take your breath away when confronted with the realities of the Holocaust especially if your guide is a survivor of which there are not many left in the world. Not for the faint hearted but a must for the world to remember & say "Never Again"

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Leeds
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14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Run by some paid staff but mainly volunteers, this is one of the most interesting Jewish Museums we have visited around the world. A must when in Sydney !

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I stumbled in to this museum when I was walking around and it was absolutely fabulous. On top of the museum itself the tour was led by the most delightful gentlemen who was a holocaust survivor. He was absolutely wonderful and his story of survival is amazing. His tour appealed to all ages and religions and really brought a reality... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We saw this online and as it was not too far from where we were staying thought we would give it a go. It was a bit disconcerting to have the strict security arrangements - sad because of the continued threat to Jewish people in the world today. The museum itself is superb - the bottom floor gives an excellent... More 

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