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Joods Historisch Museum

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Joods Historisch Museum

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Discover Amsterdam’s infamous Red Light District during this small-group guided walking tour. Led by a sex worker, this tour sheds light on the often misunderstood area that has made Amsterdam so famous. She explains all about her job, how prostitution functions in the Netherlands and more while you stroll along the canals and alleyways of the area.
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ANGELO V wrote a review Oct. 2020
Milan, Italy1,551 contributions264 helpful votes
The Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam is very close to the Portuguese Synagogue, and it is well worth a visit. The self-guide provided has very comprehensive explanations, and it is available in several languages. There are both a permanent exhibition, and temporary exhibitions. The temporary exhibitions were OK, but the true jewel is the permanent exhibition: there is a lot to see here, from documents to paintings, everyday objects and religius objects, and there are several rooms. Unfortunately, there is no clearly marked path on how the visit should be sequenced, so I ended up more than once in some rooms, and I'm afraid I might have totally missed others. The section I liked best is the section dedicated to pictures - there are some very beautiful pieces here - but the other sections were very interesting too: - section on religion - section on Jewish life in Amsterdam 1600-1900 - section on Jewish life in Amsterdam after 1900
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Date of experience: October 2020
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AntoinetteVI wrote a review Aug. 2020
Noordwijk, The Netherlands157 contributions51 helpful votes
We loved our short visit to this museum. It teaches about the centuries of history of the Jewish population. It houses beautiful pieces of art and very interesting but sad stories about the second world war. The audio tour was excellent and the staff extremely helpful.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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S N wrote a review Mar. 2020
Boston, MA113 contributions89 helpful votes
This is an extraordinary museum, that helps explain Judaism, as well as its local history. It's also set in an extremely historic building: the Ashkenazi Synagogue. Even if you are not Jewish (I'm not), there's a huge amount of history here, lots of people's stories and it covers a long time period, not just one or two short periods. They use all the modern conveniences that make history more interesting, so that even if you don't want to spend a lot of time, you'll get a lot out of it. (I had already done a lot of touristing and visited a couple of museums that day, and I really learned a lot from the displays I dipped into.)
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Date of experience: February 2020
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rfstein wrote a review Feb. 2020
Toronto, Canada15 contributions13 helpful votes
Behind the walls protecting this iconic synagogue is a treasure waiting to behold. The architecture, religious artifacts, and history are everywhere you look. The synagogues members required that members solely do business with its own members to ensure that businesses owned by their Jewish cohorts would flourish. The enclosure around this synagogue holds meeting rooms, smaller chapels and a museum of beautiful silver treasures. This place is not to be missed.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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GayleUK wrote a review Jan. 2020
London, United Kingdom560 contributions241 helpful votes
thorough view of judaism in amsterdam pre and post WW2 from the different factions, and why they evolved as they did, with lots of physical artefacts to support the narrative
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Date of experience: January 2020
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