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Jewish Cultural Historical Museum

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another great way to get a bit of history

unfortunately we happened to visit during some construction, so we didn't see the second floor, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
homeisnofun
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This old and elegant synagogue was a highlight of our experience on Curaçao. We walked the sand... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
johndN5779GO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

unfortunately we happened to visit during some construction, so we didn't see the second floor, but we still got to see a wealth of artifacts.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This old and elegant synagogue was a highlight of our experience on Curaçao. We walked the sand floor and found a living history of the Jewish families of Curaçao by turning over the kippahs at the door. The historical montage outside the synagogue is well-done...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

This Sinagogue has an unexpected museum with very valuable pieces of their story. It is a must place to visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

Curaçao has an impressively diverse mix of religions, ethnic groups and nationalities making it a fascinating bed of diversity - including a remarkable Jewish history. The adjacent synagogue is the oldest in the Western Hemisphere. Admission to the Museum and Synagogue is $10. Consider it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

The museum itself is very small, but tells a lot about the Jewish religion and the community that arrived to the islands many years ago. The temple is just amazing!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

We recommend the museum to get an overview of the impressive contribution made to the island by Jewish families over a period of several hu dred years. A small museum but filled with lovely family stories. Also impressed with the architecture of the neighbourhood and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ChristinaW617
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Excellent view into the history of Jewish people and culture in Curacao. Worth the trip and the cost to view the museum.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank corptool
Reviewed January 29, 2019

If you are history buff, this one place to visit. The museum presents many artifacts from many cultures as well. It was nice to learn more about the island and its timeline.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ACHildebrandt
Reviewed January 22, 2019

This small museum of religious objects is across the courtyard from the old synagogue. There is a 14th century Torah scroll on display as well as old photos, Jewish ritual heirlooms, an old mikveh pool, historical documents, and other unique items. No photography allowed. $10...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Zundel35
Reviewed January 21, 2019

A beautifully maintained Jewish house of worship with a small but excellent museum on the same property which tells the story of the Jewish heritage in Curacao. Time and money well spent

Date of experience: January 2019
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Abraham P
July 17, 2017|
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Response from Hanief007 | Reviewed this property |
Please contact them by email: museum@snoa . Com
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February 13, 2017|
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Response from M8647FPellens | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. I do recommend the Jewish tour with Gigi. It is more than just the synagogue.
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