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Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, OH 44122
216-593-0575
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Beachwood
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- Aug 5, 2014
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toronto
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was surprised by how informative this museum was. They also make good use of interactive exhibits and a number of excellent audio visual presentations. We did not spend as much time there as we would have liked and we will go back when we go to Cleveland another time. We went to one of their special events, which was... More

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Los Angeles
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I have visited the Maltz Museum many times, and I always find something new, innovative, and interesting. Museum exhibits cover a wide range of topics, both American and international. In addition, the museum honors the creators of "Superman," who were born and raised in Cleveland. The gift shop is excellent!

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Stow, OH
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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went here with a group of middle school kids on a field trip. Was not sure what to expect. The exhibits were well layed out and a tribute to the Jewish heritage in our area of Northeast Ohio but also explained the Holocaust. There was a speaker but our children were bored halfway through. Did not seem to keep their... More

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PBG
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It is exciting and educational to visit the museum. The exhibits are done very well and can be nostalgic. It is a warm feeling to view one's heritage and recognize places and people that one has known.

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Teaneck NJ
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20 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I did not expect such an exceptional museum. The Maltz truly captures the history of Cleveland Jewry and it does so with a mix of memorabilia and testimony. The various short films are well made and augment the exhibits. A special experience!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This is a great museum even if you're not Jewish. A lot of artifacts and things to read. It's not huge but a good afternoon worth of things to see.

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Columbus, Ohio
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93 reviews 93 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

We spent about two hours seeing the permanent exhibit and the temporary one on the Dreyfus Affair. Both are very well done and very moving. The initial portion of the exhibit showed issues facing all immigrants and set the stage beautifully for the more specific Jewish experience. Highly recommended.

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east greenwich, rhode island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

You DON'T have to be Jewish to appreciate this museum. Spent 4 hours here and learned an incredible amount about the Holocaust, Cleveland and the "cast of characters" with ties to Cleveland. It is done in such a way as to grab your attention and make you want to learn more. The permanent exhibit of temple belongings is by far... More

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The Museum and its various exhibits are unique presentations of historical perspectives and it is something that one can only appreciate by going there - do so.

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

a great learning and cultural experience for anyone who wants a quality museum experience. alot of minorities learn abt jewish culture and traditions here. education and knowledge are powerful tools. also, a nice gift shop.

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