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Museum of Jewish Culture (Muzeum zidovskej kultury)

Zidovska 17, Bratislava, Slovakia (Staré Mesto)
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Ranked #69 of 94 attractions in Bratislava
Type: History Museums
Traveler Description: The Museum of Jewish Culture is a state-managed institution, a branch of the Slovak National Museum and its main exhibition is located in the only... more »
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San Francisco Bay Area
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

I confess, I am a history buff, and perhaps expect more in a museum that some. However, in all of my travels, this is positively the worst museum that I have ever visited, and for several reasons: 1. Overpriced: The average museum entrance fee in Bratislava is 2 Euros. This "museum" charges 7 Euros. When I asked at the front... More

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Crickhowell, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Please check before you visit as they have a habit of closing for no apparent reason and it is rather difficult to locate in the first place.

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London
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563 reviews 563 reviews
382 attraction reviews
419 helpful votes 419 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Whereas most museums in Bratislava cost 2 euros for seniors there is no reduced price for this ,it is 7euros.The couple ahead of me clearly werent interested in paying that price and unsurprisingly i was the only person in the museum.The museum comprises 4 rooms on the first and second floors.There are the usual artefacts such as prayer shawls candelsticks... More

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West Midlands
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Fascinating glimpse into the past, especially as Jewish family life always so traditional. Beautiful old house and synagogue and small garden.

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Eilat, Israel
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

very interesting....get to know all about the jewish community before and after the world war II through the communist times till today. very interesting

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Southampton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

We stayed in the hotel IBIS which is right around the corner. At first glance this museum may not look open- but push the door as it is! Wonderful people run the museum and with a mix of English and Slovak they will show you up stair and you can walk around 3 floors of museum. Perfect english guilds are... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

The museum was a nice find on a cold day in February as I was lost and cold. The museum is in a nice walk from the historic center in a wonderful old building. The exhibits and the staff are very welcoming. A visit on a spring day is planned in the not so distant future.

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New Jersey
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2006

This was a modest museum, to say the least. It had very few rooms, and some were even closed off- which seems like a common thing in Bratislava, as many buildings and businesses are undergoing reconstruction. Although, the place was tiny and there was no one to talk about the attractions (at least that day, I don't know about other... More

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