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Jewish Museum of Odessa

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“Must visit if you are interested in Jews history in Odessa”
Sep 6, 2018
“A definite must if you come to Odessa! Excellent museum with fantastic guide”
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Nejinskaya Street, 66, Odessa 65045, Ukraine
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful tiny museum full of warm memories and personal stories. If you speak Russian, take a tour from guide Vladimir, he is amazing.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I visited the Jewish Museum of Odessa on my final day in the city. I am so glad did! I looked for the museum the day before and couldn’t find it, I was sad that I would leave Odessa without seeing it. It is full...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

As my grandfather was a Jewish emigre from Odessa, this museum was on my to-do list. It is small, only 4 rooms, and is a bit hard to find. That said, the woman who guided us was thoroughly knowledgeable and extremely nice. She went room...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Small museum but important and interesting. Odessa use to be a huge Jewish cultural center, and it is so interesting to learn about this community' past and current. In many ways Odessa still has a lot of Jewish influence in it. All exhibits are authentic,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 17, 2016

The museum is located in a courtyard off of Nejinskaya Street. The entrance fee is a donation with a suggested minimum of 50 UAH. The woman who was working when I went was very nice and gave me a quick tour and explanation of Jewish...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

My grandfather was an Odessa Jew who left after the pogroms in 1905, so I really wanted to see this museum. It is small--still relatively new and hopefully growing. Most of the descriptions are in Russian, and the excellent guide we had read about who...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

There were a lot of artifacts however no descriptions or stories. Compared to other jewish museums, this just seemed like an old home with a few people wandering through.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

The Museum, which is housed in a typical Odessan old apartment, underscores the importance the Jewish community played in the history and achievements of the city. In the 1920's, almost half of the population was Jewish and it built and owned a vast majority of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank 70ava
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Arranged like entering a Jewish home. A lot of different photos and tools from Jewish life in Odessa. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed September 2, 2014

this is tucked away in a courtyard so look for the correct address before you look for the entrance. some artifacts sort of jumbled together, not much english translation but even so there does not seem to be much 'there' there.

Date of experience: August 2014
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