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3 Walworth Road | South Circular Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 453 1797
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful long established museum in Dublin.This museum displays the history and heritage of Ireland’s Jewish People now very sadly few in number and diminishing. It was really wonderful to walk thru this museum and experience the rich heritage of the Jewish People in Ireland...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gay1948
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Irish Jewish Museum covers the history of Jews in Ireland, particularly the 19th century to the present. It is housed in a former synagogue and is staffed by members of Dublin's Jewish community who will give you a basic tour of the place and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is located on a side street in a quiet neighborhood. It is housed in a former synagogue; the downstairs contains numerous items and displays related to Jewish history in Ireland, the synagogue - with the separate men's and women's sections, is upstairs. We...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 27, 2019

A real hidden gem in Dublin. An excellent insight into the history of the Jewish community in Dublin. Definitely worth a visit. Jason, who works there is a mine of information.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ella C
Reviewed July 10, 2019

Jewish history in Ireland serves as a nexus of world history and migration —and this history is lovingly preserved and told at the Irish Jewish museum. I received a thorough and fascinating tour from Hillary and so appreciated the extra effort of the volunteer Jason...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lsing1
Reviewed July 9, 2019

We walked from our hotel in the city center to visit the museum. Hidden away on a side street in a residential area, this tiny museum is worth a visit if you have roots in the history of the Jewish people. The docents are friendly,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Tiny but jam packed I did not know about Chaim Herzog’s Irish past. Charming non tourist neighborhood. Very moved by tiny temple upstairs and replica kitchen. Bonus: close walk to Brother Hubbard South for lunch. Museum hours may be only Sun-Thur 11-3 so check ahead.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank nycmom22
Reviewed May 8, 2019

A very interesting and poignant visit. We were given a tour of the museum and the history of how the Jewish people came to Ireland and settled here. Lots of memorabilia on display. Upstairs is the original synagogue. Our guide (Hilary) spoke to us about...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Eilin K
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

I am of Irish decent with a Jewish family. I had no idea that Jews had any part of Irish history. Boy was I wrong! The volunteer, Hilary, was gracious and very knowledgeable. She had detailed explanations for any question I asked. Another volunteer, Erin,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Came here on a weekday (Summer hours June to Sept Sunday to Thursday 11.00 - 3.00). One of the hosts was showing a father & daughter around the small but packed main room and I joined in and learned an enormous amount about the Irish...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 24, 2018|
Response from sovta | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi. However there is probably bus you can take.
May 7, 2015|
Response from peterwhite2017 |
Peter White Tours offer Heritage tours of Dublin, either short walking tours or half and full day experiences Peter White Tours 353 87 2681509