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Part of the El Transito Synagogue

This is a decent museum that is a part of El Transito Synagogue. The explanations are only in... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
RobinSyracuse
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Syracuse, New York
Small but worthwhile

This is only a small museum but it's neatly laid out. There's not really that much left of the old... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Robert E
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Springfield, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is part of the El Transito Synagogue which is well worth a visit. There are some interesting items here but there is little to no explanation in English. I feel this could be an excellent museum if they updated it a bit and had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jbg74
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This is an extraordinary building with excellent exhibits. We visted 2 years ago, but it was definitely worth a second visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jan F
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Nice collection with some rare artifacts. I loved it and recommend you to visit it. It is not a whole day inside a building just an hour most but it is worth it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank johannesb231
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is a decent museum that is a part of El Transito Synagogue. The explanations are only in Spanish, but you can figure out what things are. The building is really beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RobinSyracuse
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

One of the few places in Spain where somehow some jewish signs survived and have recovered part of the rich jewish culture that existed before 1492 (inquisition). Lots of displays explaining the history of Jewish life.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nathan Daniel C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is only a small museum but it's neatly laid out. There's not really that much left of the old Jewish quarter in Toledo and like much of the old architecture of the time, both Christian Churches and Jewish synagogues were influenced by Moorish designs,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Robert E
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Fascinating building with a wide spanning collection of relics and artefacts. Spoiled for me because so much of the exhibits only had notes in Spanish, and although there were laminated cards in each room, they were very difficult to read in the dim lighting -...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TitianLox
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This was a very complete and well-documented museum...benefiting from its focus and the importance of this chapter of Toledan history. Definitely take the audio-guide and enjoy the ability to go deep if you want. Fabulous documents, textiles -- a wide range of types of objects...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ana-Maria Z
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Concentrating on the history of the Jewish people in Toledo with an exhibit on the inquisition, the museum is well laid out and educational with boring.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank David Z
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Walk through in 30 minuts. All displays in Spanish, so you want to consider an audio guide, or a guided tour. 2,50€ entrance fee.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank JasonMichaelJones
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