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The Jewish Museum of Greece

39 Nikis, Athens 105 57, Greece
+30 21 0322 5582
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39 Nikis, Athens 105 57, Greece
+30 21 0322 5582
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Ideal for younger people, helping them realize how was life for the Greek Jewish citizens before the holocaust & understand our resent history. For the rest of us that we don't forget, never let it happen again!

2  Thank Yapon10
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This museum, which is dedicated to Jewish community of Greece, is one of the most important museums in Athens.Here you can see priceless colletrions, essays, photography, evidences from WWII. Visit this museum

Thank SaintClair1986
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This museum is a moving testimony to the Greek Jewish community that was decimated during WWII. Such a subject would probably deserve a bigger museum but this one is already worth checking.

Thank Khazarjf
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Spread over a spiral of 6 floors the rather sad story of the community and the enormous heroism during WW2. It is totally engrossing from basement reconstruction of a lost synagogue up to the stories of children saved through the Holocaust at the top.

Thank Guy C
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is a museum of the history of The Jews of Greece. I can't believe that it wasn't until 2000 that all these stories of Jewish children during the holocaust were discovered. The exhibits are very well done.

Thank Tzipster
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The small but historic Jewish Museum is worth a visit. Our experience was greatly enhanced by following a private tour by the curator that we were invited to participate in. Her explanation of the items there and history depicted there shed a light on the...More

Thank Roberta S
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We heard about this museum from our local tour guide and it is not to be missed if you are interested in the history of the Jewish people in the Balkans. The museum has artifacts and depictions from the Jewish communities in Croatia, Serbia as...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 27 May 2016

A well displayed collection of ancient and not so long past Athens. The displays had large handheld explanatory cards. Compared to other Jewish museums in Europe (Rome, Thessaloniki) this was well organized and presented.

Thank Lorne N
Reviewed 17 May 2016

If you are interested in the history of the Jewish people in Greece you should go to this small museum in Athens. Recently the main exhibit was about the Jewish children that were saved by non-jews during the Second World War. You can go from...More

Thank MarvinH1936
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Visiting the Jewish museum of Greece was impressive. It's small but the collections inside is very intresting and give a good overview about the Greek Jewish comminities. It worth a visit.

Thank Leon Z
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
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David V
Is it open on the 25th and/or the 26th of December? Thanks!
22 December 2016|
Response from SaintClair1986 | Reviewed this property |
Dear traveller. Usually all museums and sightseeing are closed on 25-26 th December because Christmas is public holiday. You must check the web sites of the museum you are likely to visit to see if there are holiday... More