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Sydney Jewish Museum

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Address: 148 Darlinghurst Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 9360 7999
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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We spent over two hours at the museum. When we were there they offered 1.5 hour tours at both 11 and 1. Our guide presented the artifacts in the museum in a compelling... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Diane K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent over two hours at the museum. When we were there they offered 1.5 hour tours at both 11 and 1. Our guide presented the artifacts in the museum in a compelling thoughtful manner. We both learned a lot. The museum is very well maintained and also had a cafe that was quite busy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the new exhibition featuring righteous people who had helped save Jewish lives during the Holocaust. Very well portrayed and especially relevant as they had people with Australian connections. It doesn't matter what religion or age you are, this is a must see venue in Sydney

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very awe inspiring and detailed account of Ann Frank showing items of hers, pictures of her family, school and mock up of the hiding place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Firstly, its worth noting that we are not of the Jewish faith, but we had heard that the Sydney Jewish Museum is fascinating, educational, emotive and worth making the time to visit. It really is so interesting, we both said that we would like to go back again. We had a guided tour and our guide was friendly helpful and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Lovely little museum with a nice exhibition on Anne Frank, confusing to get into, but a lovely day out

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

You wouldn't think this will be so good and so interesting when you approach it, but it is full of interesting facts and details, and the original holocaust survivors tell you the stories.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

As a person who wants to know more about the place, there is not much that I took away from the museum. I cannot help but feel a tad of propaganda going on; the route starts with the Jewish serving the military in Australia, and it focuses on specific people rather than the acts they have done in relation to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

In our modern era...of denial...this museum is essential....the history is jarring....from the history of Jews in Australia to the artifacts of Anne Frank and the agony of the proof of life exhibit..the hostesses were incredibly kind and knowlegable...the student tour guides were so amazing.....the need for armed security and added security at the doors speaks of the reality of modern... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Everyone needs to take the time to visit the Sydney Jewish Museum. Survivor talks move you to tears. Today we listened to Olga a 93 year old holocaust survivor. Red Cross letters exhibition and Anne Frank touring exhibit very educational and moving.

Thank dianne1111
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Came here for a visit and enjoyed it heaps. Although it is a place for reflection. Really enjoyed the Ann Frank part and reading about her and her family. Didn't realise Otto Frank her father was an officer in the German Army in the First World War. Such a great loss

Thank DavidGA986

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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
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