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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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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... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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.

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Amberley, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a lovely museum telling the sad history of Jewish people and holocaust survivors. There was an elderly holocaust survivor in attendance when I visited, he was happy to share his memories of that time. There is a cafe on site. My teenage grandkids found it interesting and learnt from the visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is something you absolutely must do. But it isn't something to be taken likely. If you are lucky, one of the Holocaust survivors will be present to tell their harrowing tale. I have heard two of the survivors talk now, and both were mesmerising. This is a very important museum which traces the path of the Jewish people throughout... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 2+ hours at the Jewish Museum and could have been there longer!!! Well documented, nicely laid out. The Anne Frank diary exhibit was fantastic- really loved how it was laid out. Very thought provoking!!! The smells from the cafe were good but didn't have time. Well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great place to visit and while you are there pay your respects to the Shoah , Every family should take the kids here to remind themselves of what great contributions, the Jewish people have made to our country and the world

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Jewish Museum is a once in a life time experience. When I was there a survivor of the Nazi death camps was there to capture the audiences attention, who gathered around, telling them about his survival experience. I can highly recommend a visit, expect a high secure environment and checking at the door.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

This small but special museum is well worth a visit, especially if you get a good guide who can take you through it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

whether you're Jewish or not, Australian or a visitor, this is a fascinating place. Seamlessly they combine two main projects. The History of the Jewish people in Australia since the First Fleet and the Holocaust. Recommended for all ages as you can skip parts if necessary.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

A very moving experience. Exhibitions not so large to be overwhelming, yet excellent examples of the historical inhumanity suffered, plus some other aspects of Jewish life in Australia. Although undergoing renovations in Aug 2016, these should be finished by November. A talk by a Holocaust survivor on the third Sunday of each month is amazing. The cafe is small and... More 

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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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