So the museum is not big, but seems it represents well the history of Jews in Greece with many items presented.
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The clothes and everyday implements give this museum a home feeling. Sad, as are all Jewish museums in Europe, but that;s the way it is supposed to be.
if your jewish, then dont miss it. there is very informative information on the history of the jews in greece
We did not initially plan on taking time from our one day in Athens to go to (another) Jewish museum. However, we were very glad we did. This small but well designed museum features items and history with which we were unfamiliar. It is focussed...More
Great little museum about the history and culture of Jews in Greece. Includes components of old synagogues, discussion and origins of Greek Jews, and their lives both before and during WW2 and of the non-Jews who helped save some. The entrance is a solid metal...More
Small museum on 3 floors. Interesting history of Jewish community in Greece. Various religious items, photographs and stories. Section on the holocaust explaining how many Jews were saved by local Greeks although sadly the majority perished. Information in various languages. gift shop and toilet
This small museum offers insight into the history of the Jewish community in Greece and contains some beautiful furnishings and Judaica from synagogues across Greece. It's all well presented and easy to follow thanks to the informative posters and well-designed laminated sheets that describe the...More
The museum was very nice and very interesting. The story of the Greek Jewish community is important and interesting while very sad, since most of the greek Jews were murdered during WWII. The movie in the museum was excellent - it is long but it...More
A relatively small place but very well organized. Hear of the long history and the tragedy of WW2 with 90% of the Jewish population destroyed.