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Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum

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Address: 62 Changyang Road, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 021-65126669
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum contains the site of one of only two...
The Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum contains the site of one of only two synagogues in Shanghai, the Ohel Moshe Synagogue, along with two exhibition halls. Volunteers offer informative tours of the museum.
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Small-Group Walking Tour of Shanghai's Jewish Ghetto

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Like: Historical place which should any body should visit Dislike: There is any memorable statue related with the history

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Like: Historical place which should any body should visit Dislike: There is any memorable statue related with the history

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Shangrao, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

It is a good museum. Not great. They could do so much more with the museum. They could show what life was like. They could have had more artifacts on display. They could have talked about how and why they were finding refuge in China. Instead, they chose to talk about individual stories and their lives. But, this really does... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This museum is a small gem with big details about the Shanghai Jews specifically during the years between 1930 & 1948. This was a stop on a walking tour of Jewish Shanghai that I was on. But had I not had the time to take a full on tour...this would be a great option. The price of my ticket -... More 

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Lido Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Was there with regard to a conference, otherwise might not have gone. Nice old building formerly a synagogue.

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Florence, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I went with family on a walking tour of the Jewish Ghetto, I didn't really know that there were so many Jewish people living in Shanghai during this time, which was what I found interesting. It is very small, but it was interesting to see how many Jewish people lived in Shanghai and see their stories but also to see... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The museum did a great job in making sure that the Jewish population of Shanghai will not be forgotten.

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A relatively small museum, which emphasizes the haven provided by Shanghai people to Jewish refugees who fled from Europe during WW2. Many exhibits related to those Jews and their descendants.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It is wonderful to see this museum and area of Shanghai preserved. I was very interested to see the involvement of the Toronto Jewish community. Well worth exploring.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

If you are Jewish, you should definitely stop by for a visit. If not Jewish still very interesting if you have time in your schedule. Our guide was very thoughtful and respective and just plain" nice". The period from 1933-1948 is incredible in that under Japanese occupation the people of Shanghai welcomed between 30 and 40 thousnd Jewish refugees from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Really enjoyed seeing the museum. We had a Chinese girl who walked around with us explaining things in English. Was so informative. She told us the history of the Jews when they arrived in China and how they were taken in so welcomingly as there was no anti-semitism in China

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Address: Address: 62 Changyang Road, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 021-65126669
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai

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