Museo Ebraico di Venezia, Venice

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Learn about the Jewish Venetian culture when you explore Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Located between the two most ancient Venetian synagogues, this museum takes you through the culture, tradition, and architecture of the area. Visit the space devoted to the cycle of Jewish festivities and objects used in Jewish ceremonies. Learn the history of Venetian Jews through objects and images in the next room. You will get to see examples of goldsmith and textile manufacturing from between the 16th and the 19th centuries, as well as ancient books and manuscripts. You can take guided tours of the synagogues to learn about the history and architecture of the buildings. There is a kosher cafe inside the museum as well. Make Museo Ebraico di Venezia a part of your Venice vacation plans using our Venice sightseeing planning site .
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  • Museum small and disorganized, especially compared to the price. Explanatory labels insufficient; also the English version is of very poor quality. The guided tour of the synagogues is interesting but uninspiring. To avoid if you have the opportunity to visit other Jewish museums and synagogues in Europe.
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  • We have no problem with security checks, they are for the common good. The security people at the entrance to this museum seemed to want to turn us away just to prove they could do it. They scanned my...  more »
  • I visited the Museo Ebraico di Venezia with my wife. The material and the collection of artifacts were interesting, but small. We also took the guided tours of the two Ashkenazi and one Sephardic syna...  more »
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  • Nice museum with quite some artifacts. Be sure to go on a guided tour of the old synagogues, otherwise you're only enjoying 30% of the beauty
  • Beautiful collection and nicely done descriptions. Highlight is the tour of the gorgeous synagogues.
  • Great museum. Tour of the old synagogues was amazing. Located in a neat little shopping ing area a little bit off the main tourist areas.
  • This museum is tucked away in the Venetian ghetto away from popular tourist attractions in Venice. It offers guided tours through 3 of the 5 Sephardic and Ashkenazi synagogues in the area, a cafeteria that serves traditional pastries, and a bookstore. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and the atmosphere is welcoming.
  • Went on a guided tour. Guide spoke good English and gave an excellent overview of Jewish Venice, it's Ghetto and 3 of the 5 synagogues. Also answered our questions. Gift shop definitely worth visiting. Lastly, the Museum also features a Kosher dairy cafeteria with cookies, pastries, coffee and average cuisine. Two days in a row, we enjoyed a quiet and relaxing lunch.

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