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Musee d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaisme: Tours & Tickets

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The Museum of Jewish Art and History is housed in one of the most beautiful historic monuments in the Marais, the Hôtel de Saint-Aignan, built in the 17th century. The museum traces the evolution of the Jewish world via its artistic and cultural...more
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71 rue du Temple | Hôtel de Saint-Aignan, 75003 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum documents the history of Jewish life in Paris prior to the deportation of "foreign jews" to concentration camps. It is fascinating and a moving experience. In addition to the permenant collection there was/is a special exhibit "Jules Adler, Peintre du People" or Painter...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 October 2019

Lots to see in this museum, itself housed in a wonderful old mansion. The museum covers both religious and cultural subjects. Most interesting were the exhibits on the Jewish Diaspora in Africa and Asia. The only reason I didn't give this museum a five star...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

This museum is located in the Jewish Quarter (near some very nice Jewish restaurants and cafes if you fancy bagels!). It's quite large, taking you through the religious and cultural history of Judaism in France. Plus there are modern exhibitions with a Jewish focus. We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MFB1968
Reviewed 14 August 2019 via mobile

Paris combined all art and history of Jews in one facility. As most museums in an old palace in the Jewish quarter. Combines judaica, history and pure art in one building. This can be overwhelming but interesting. Allow about 3 hours for a quick tour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank richardsV5730KZ
Reviewed 4 August 2019

the museum is currently running an exhibition on Helena Rubinstein. the entrance fee includes all the museum and temporary exhibitions nice as not too busy easy to accept by metro would recommend checking website for opening hours

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 8 July 2019 via mobile

Trip Advisor clearly says it’s open on Monday. We made an effort to be at the entry on time just to find out the museum is closed on Mondays.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 29 June 2019

This is a story of the history of Jews in France and is not a holocaust museum. There were some extraordinary artifacts in a beautiful old building as well as a fascinating special exhibit on the life and work of Helena Rubinstein. It is small...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Karyn D
Reviewed 4 June 2019 via mobile

Great place if you like history, cultures, art or just learning new things. Some interesting information was learnt today. Only down side is that most of the descriptions are in French, but you do get an audio guide in English. Cost £10 entry. Spent about...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank MickyC1984
Reviewed 26 April 2019 via mobile

First of all..this is the only museum in Paris that offers an audio guide in Hebrew! Entrance price is reasonable 10 euros including the guide. The museum is designed well and took us about 1.5 hours to visit. The meuaeums exibits are set out well...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank P333EYjoes
Reviewed 20 March 2019

I visit the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Jadaisme almost every time I visit Paris. It is a place that touches my soul deeply as it opens my mind to the history of Judaism, Jewish art and Jewish ritual objects. The interior is magnificent, very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Sue J
20 July 2015|
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Hello Sue, Thanks a lot for your interest in our museum. We're having a renovation of our website, maybe that's why you had problems with the English version. Here's what you need to know to plan a visit in... More
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Anthony K
15 June 2015|
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Hi Anthony, Thanks for your interest in our museum. The MAHJ does hold numerous works by Marc Chagall, including several paintings such as "Les portes du cimetière" ("Cemetery doors", 1917), "Le père" ("The Father", 1911... More
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