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Jewish Museum Milwaukee

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Interesting museum

This is a small collection but powerfully done and very informative. Fascinating regional history... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
TravelinRobT
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Waterloo, New York
Powerful exhibitions tell important stories

A visit to the Jewish Museum moved me to further understand the power of hatred and the power of... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Boots54
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Milwaukee Wisconsin
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

This is a small collection but powerfully done and very informative. Fascinating regional history of Jews in Milwaukee and then greater general Jewish history. They have some very wonderful dresses designed in a camp, powerful and striking. Also fun to see all the local businesses...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

A visit to the Jewish Museum moved me to further understand the power of hatred and the power of the human spirit. A special exhibit of fashions from a victim of the Nazi Holocaust was very well produced and displayed with the help of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Boots54
Reviewed March 13, 2018

I went by myself this time. After the trial of getting there with my arthritis I could only do the ground floor. It was about Jews and African Americans getting together through civil rights issues. I was too young to know about those struggles but...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

I love this place. My mother lives nextdoor at the Milwaukee Jewish Home. It's a very interesting and touching place to visit. I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

This museum is tastefully done and shows the highlights of the Jewish community in the Milwaukee area. There are basic exhibits, and selected temporary displays. The staff is very friendly, and more than willing to answer questions and "chat"! There is an admission, but you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Anbrugo
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Interesting exhibition about history for children and adults. Nice information with pictures and artifacts of Golda Meyer

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Alisa_from_Minnesota
Reviewed May 3, 2017

5 of us visited the museum on a Wednesday afternoon. There are two special exhibits currently there - both very moving and admission is FREE thru May 21st, compliments of the Jewish Federation. "HOLOCAUST by Bullets" depicts the horrible execution of Polish Jews who were...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank TheWuch
Reviewed March 27, 2017

The Jewish Museum is a great institution with interesting exhibits covering Jewish life in Milwaukee as well as the Holocaust. Highly recommended for a visit. One of the highlights was the Fabric of Survival exhibit of embroidered images done by a Holocaust survivor.

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank TravelHard B
Reviewed March 11, 2017

The Jewish Museum's regular exhibits are enlightening AND their special exhibits are just that - special. The current exhibit "Fabric of Survival" is a well done display of over 30 fabric and embroidered collages that tell the story of a Polish teenager during WWII and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Genevieve K
Reviewed March 6, 2017

A great place to visit for Jews and Gentiles alike...excellent exhibits detailing the Jewish experience in Milwaukee.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank marriswc
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