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Manchester Jewish Museum

190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8LW, England
+44 161 834 9879
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Fascinating view of Manchester's Jewish Community

I am a Mancunian, of a certain age visiting local places I have failed to visit in the past... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bobbrittania
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Bacup, United Kingdom
Great Insight in Jewish Religion and Customs

We received a very warm welcome from the lady on the reception desk who gave us some interesting... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Hilary L
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Thornton-Cleveleys
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8LW, England
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+44 161 834 9879
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a Mancunian, of a certain age visiting local places I have failed to visit in the past. Thoroughly enjoyed this visit, with your guide Lilian. We often visit museum's, and other places of interest when we holiday overseas and ignore the rich heritage...More

Thank Bobbrittania
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

We received a very warm welcome from the lady on the reception desk who gave us some interesting insights into her life and religion. We then enjoyed wandering round the exhibits of everyday life and work in the Jewish quarter of Manchester. There was a...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

It's a gorgeous building with lots of interesting features, the windows are beautiful. They have lots of scrolls with different styles of cover and a number of other religious items from Jewish life. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the Jewish...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little synagogue with enough to occupy visitors for a few hours. We arrived in time for one of the talks given by a volunteer David. He was very informative about Jewish life and we learnt a great deal. We want to...More

Thank Liz T
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Visited today and what a great museum this is. Really enjoyed our visit and left feeling knowledgable about the Jewish community, religion and the history of the Jewish people that settled in Manchester through the centuries! Would highly recommend a visit.

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Have visited a few times. Very interesting part of Manchester's history, great events and soon to be made even bigger and better. would highly recommned

Thank bigblueshed
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

really interesting little museum especially if you are learning about the holocaust at school, guides are very friendly and informative, somewhere everyone should visit.

Thank natalie b
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 10 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

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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
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Suzanna H
11 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
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Candy R
21 February 2015|
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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
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Candy R
21 February 2015|
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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.
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