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Historic Synagogue housing Jewish Tucson history and adjacent Holocaust Memorial

Offering intro video, docent overview, photos and audio statements this small museum gives a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
gaylem113
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Jewish Museum/Holocaust - take us back in time

We went to the museum and enjoyed the presentation of the docent. She was extremely knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Nancy C
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Loveland, United States
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Offering intro video, docent overview, photos and audio statements this small museum gives a wonderful tribute to Jewish Americans who settled the West. The building survived urban renewal, containing the basic outline of this original synagogue. Next door is a Holocaust Memorial celebrating survivors who...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice museum, but also less than we had expected. First, the museum itself exists in two parts. The first is a former synagogue, and the second is dedicated to the Holocaust, other genocides, and persecution. The synagogue part of the museum, which...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

We went to the museum and enjoyed the presentation of the docent. She was extremely knowledgeable about the building, the trials and tribulations of the Jewish community. next, we went next door to the Holocaust Museum. Again, a cannot miss Museum in Tucson. Our tour...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

We stumbled upon this museum and the Holocaust Museum on my birthday and being Jewish I had to go in. I can't express how important this museum is and how informative our time there was. We ended up spending all day there speaking to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Ivy S M
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Who knew that German Jews came to Tucson in the 1850's? Their fascinating story and the story of the Jewish community in Southern Arizona is fascinatingly told in this charmingly restored old synagogue. We appreciated learning about stories we had never heard. The adjacent and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

We found the Jewish Museum to be a grea introduction to the history of the Jews in Tucson. Who knew that the first Jews arrived there in 1860! Davia Cohen gave us a very comprehensive talk.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

If you have a couple of hours in Tucson, you can't miss this opportunity. I took my 8th graders on a field trip to this beautifully done learning center. The docents were amazing! The exhibits were exceptional! Please don't miss out on this opportunity.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Nikki F
Reviewed December 19, 2016

We learned a lot about the fascinating history of Jews in Tucson. The Holocaust museum is also very moving.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Fred H
Reviewed May 30, 2016

I had never been in a synagogue before, so that was pretty neat. Learned some interesting history about the Jewish presence in the area, and the mistreatment of various people groups around the world. The one thing that disappointed me in the Holocaust museum was...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed May 12, 2016

I will be taking out-of-town family here! I went with my son's middle school, and I was very impressed. It's small, but both stops (the holocaust museum and the old temple) are worth visiting and filled with interesting things to look at and think about....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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