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Jewish Museum Milwaukee

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1360 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3056
+1 414-390-5730
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I went by myself this time. After the trial of getting there with my arthritis I could only do the... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
thedoglady
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Must see in Milwaukee

I love this place. My mother lives nextdoor at the Milwaukee Jewish Home. It's a very interesting... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Jfrinzi
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Austin, Texas
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1360 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3056
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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

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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!

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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

1  Thank Anbrugo
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

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

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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

2  Thank TheWuch
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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.

3  Thank TravelHard B
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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

2  Thank Genevieve K
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

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

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Reviewed January 22, 2017

Experience a wonderful afternoon regardless of your faith with a visit to this museum. Organized thematically, with a historical time line to guide you, visitors can walk through the history of Milwaukee. Perfect for a 1-2 hour visit, the museum has an excellent permanent collection...More

1  Thank Doc A
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

I visited a this place with a friend to learn more about the history of Jews in Milwaukee. I'm a history nerd so it had my attention. There were some school groups visiting at the time and a tagged along within earshot to listen to...More

Thank Mark H
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