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Manchester Jewish Museum

190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8LW, England
+44 161 834 9879
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Interesting visit

We took a group of elderly people from the church to visit this museum. We sat in rather... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Most interesting

I was fortunate to come here as part of a tour group and learnt a lot from our (Jewish) speaker... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Knutsford, United Kingdom
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This museum includes objects, documents, photographs and oral histories charting the stories and experiences of Manchester’s Jewish community, including their experiences during the Holocaust.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8LW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a group of elderly people from the church to visit this museum. We sat in rather uncomfortable pews and listened to an interesting talk about the old, now out of use, Sephardi synagogue. It was particularly fascinating to hear about how the first...More

Thank Travelttomuch
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was fortunate to come here as part of a tour group and learnt a lot from our (Jewish) speaker It's a former Sephardim synagogue which has been restored. Not being Jewish myself, I learnt a lot from this visit. Although I am scarcely a...More

Thank anglicano
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The children were fascinated as were we. Well laid out and very interesting. Nostalgic as there were photos of my parents.

Thank jennifer c
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I wanted to visit the Manchester Jewish Museum, as having lived in London, I had heard a lot about the community, but wanted to "fill in the blanks". The staff were really friendly, the synagogue beautiful, I would though like to encourage an adaptation to...More

Thank skiesboy
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The first thing that you experience in the museum is the lovely and friendly staff. I felt so comfortable from the moment I stepped inside and had so many questions I didn't want to leave. Both Susan and David were fantastic tour guides and provided...More

1  Thank KT12014
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Very informative. David, the guide, was passionate about the history of the Jewish communities. We learned a lot. Thank you.

1  Thank Ant T
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went with my friend to the jewish museum and had a guided tour by a very knowledgeable guide. We learned all about the jewish faith and their history from when they first arrived in Manchester. There are lots of displays and the tour is split...More

Thank 965allanm
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Our guide David was excellent, answered any questions we had, not being Jewish ourselves the main reason for our visit was to find out more about the Jewish faith and traditions though the history of the five families tour was also very good and informative....More

Thank Sicksquid
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Visited Manchester Jewish Museum during my short stay in Manchester. What to expect from this place: What's impressive: - The museum is an actual Jewish synagogue which was previously used as a place of worship. - Lots of Jewish artifacts inside the museum that you...More

2  Thank Lutlut7
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Enjoyed a nice, interesting tour of the museum recently with my family and would highly recommend. Will be going back with friends in the future.

Thank jimbosmithmcr
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Suzanna H
10 September 2016|
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Response from JohnGBradbury | Reviewed this property |
As I recall there isn't, but as someone else said there is a large retail park just up the road and a whole host of places in the City
Candy R
20 February 2015|
Response from R0b48 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I really can't help you on that front. Perhaps try contacting the museum directly as they may have local contacts. Regards Rob
Candy R
20 February 2015|
Response from Haynest | Reviewed this property |
You might want to try Fulda's Hotel in Bury Old Road, Manchester. Good luck in tracing your ancestry and have a good trip.