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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.