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The Museum of Jewish History

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The main aim of the Museum is to preserve and reflect the history of the Jewish communities of Catalonia, which throughout the entire medieval period formed part of, and made a decisive contribution to, the history of the country and its cultural...more
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Carrer de la Forca, 8, 17004 Girona, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best jewish museums I've been. Its super important, easy to understand, a great combination of history, art and archeology. Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Daniela G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum exhibits were very well done, and there were at least three ways to get information in English -- the free audio guide; printed material on the walls, and separate informational cards in each room. They do a good job of tracing the history...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank VeeLee4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is well-worth a visit. The exhibition is very well presented, covering the history of the Jews of Girona and its environs.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JackP47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic museum in the old Jewish Quarter. Every display documenting centuries of history and persecution is done with sensitivity and respect.The silent contemplation of the museum visitors spoke volumes. This museum is broken up into various rooms on two floors showing the early migration of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an informative little museum detailing the history of the Jewish community in Catalunya (specifically Girona) with some other facts about the religion. It’s a compact venue and you can learn and see a lot in 1 hour. The actual “Call” the area of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank R0xy1
Reviewed February 25, 2019

While the attempt to present Jewish heritage is admirable the museum reflects the same misconceptions and lack of understanding about Jews common in Spanish/Catalan society. The presentation is about Catalonia and their Jews, and does not place the story in the larger context of Jewish...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

This was our second trip to Spain. Each time we seek out places that are part of or tell the story of the Sephardic Jews. Hence our visit to the Museum. It is, in our opinion, a Gerona must-visit. There were so many rooms, with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KenJ1957
Patronat C, Director de Recepción at The Museum of Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2019

Thank you very much for your comment, we are glad you had enjoyed the visit and the advises we gave you had been useful and informative. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Patronat Call de Girona's Staff

Reviewed November 12, 2018

The museum is really well done and fascinating. The Jews have had a strong presence in Girona for hundreds of years. The staff knew a lot of information and were great to answer questions.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank J D
Patronat C, Director de Recepción at The Museum of Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019

Dear Sir or Madam, we are glad to know you had enjoyed the visit and that we have been helpful answering your questions as well as you can. Thank you very much for your comment. We hope to see you soon, Patronat Call de Girona's...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is a small, well planned museum with plenty of English information which sets out how the Jewish community came to be in Girona originally and why and how, it all but disappeared.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Liz P
Patronat C, Director de Recepción at The Museum of Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear Liz, tank you for your comment, we are glad to know you had liked the exhibition. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Patronat Call de Girona's Staff

Reviewed October 26, 2018

Girona is a key place in the diaspora. this is an interesting and effective museum in the Call. worth a visit to understand the relationship between the Jewish population and its neighbors over the centuries.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeffrey k
Patronat C, Director de Recepción at The Museum of Jewish History, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Dear Jeffrey, tank you very much for your comment, we are glad to know you found the exhibition was informative. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Patronat Call de Girona's Staff

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diant53
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Dear diant53, no, you can only buy the tickets at the reception. But you can make a reservation for groups on thier e-mail: reserves.callgirona@ajgirona.cat
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