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Museum of Jewish Culture (Muzeum zidovskej kultury)

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Good museum

There is some confusion amongst the reviews here. There are 2 separate Jewish museums. This Jewish... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2019
holidaymaddddd
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london
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Very interesting

Loved this small museum on Jewish culture. Included some information on the treatment of Jews in... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
judithWirral
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New Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

There is some confusion amongst the reviews here. There are 2 separate Jewish museums. This Jewish museum is on the West of the old city and is open all year round. It has a number of Jewish religious items on the first floor (not particularly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum with my dad. It was very interesting & educating about the Jewish populations life & customs in Bratislava during the years (communist era, nazi era, from Checkoslovakia to Slovakia (Checkoslovakia splitted into Slovakia & Chech Republic). The staff was very nice &...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

There is a nice collection of Jewish religion and culture with excellent descriptions in Slovakian and English. The displays cover the history of Jews in the regions from Roman times through the end of the 20th century.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Loved this small museum on Jewish culture. Included some information on the treatment of Jews in the 2nd world war. Particularly like the room on the 2nd floor which is a tribute to Imi Lichtenfeld, the founder of Krav Maga.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank judithWirral
Reviewed August 23, 2018

This is a relatively small museum that focuses more on the rituals of jewish life and less on the jews of Bratislava. That said it had a few interesting artifacts and the building is interesting. It should be noted that this is one of 2...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Between WW2 decimating the Jewish population of Bratislava, and the Communists destroying the Jewish Quarter to build the UFO Bridge in the 1960's, very little authentic Jewish Slovakian history remains. Luckily this Synagogue continues to serve the 500+ Jewish residents here, and houses a museum...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

This museum tells the story of Jews living in Slovakia. Located in the only remaining shul (Orthodox), in the city, this museum is both informative & insightful. On arrival, I took a seat & listened to Martin give a 1st hand account of Jewish life...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Antonio8069
Reviewed July 6, 2018

A small museum in a splendid old building, spread over a number of smallish interconnecting rooms. For those interested in the subject (of Slovakia Jewry and Jewish Dec Arts - or Art History generally ) it is very informative. Objects well presented and visible, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Excellent museum. One of the nicest in Bratislava. Shows jewish culture, traditions, decorations, etc. Very nice form how get to know Jewish culture. When you are in Bratislava, you must see this museum ;-). Recommend

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

Located on Zidovska Street on the edge of the Old Town and near the steep approaches to the Castle, one may easily miss this undistinguished mansion housing the Jewish Culture Museum as it is marked only by a small sign on the wall, probably to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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