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Sydney Jewish Museum

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148 Darlinghurst Rd, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9360 7999
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very informative well presented history of Judaism world wide, focusing on Jewish history in Australia and The Holocaust. All the exhibits were well presented and informative. I took a guided tour and would highly recommend this as the best way to see the museum....More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not to be missed. Learn all about the holocaust from survivors of this not to be forgotten time in history. See videos, listen to wonderful stories of survival whilst forever remembering those who did not survive

Thank lindamm2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Volunteers are Jewish and know their stuff. Excellent presentation in Darlinghurst. Good to understand what actually occurred in Jewish history in the past 100 yrs

Thank MaxRawnsley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The curators have really thought about the total learning experience with every presentation. There is an amazing timeline spanning Jewish history on the ground floor plus a wonderful exhibit on Jewish prisoners on the first fleet. The second floor is dedicated to the holocaust story...More

Thank emmamariesydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with the kids recently. I cannot begin to explain what an amazing, moving and heartbreakingly emotional day it was. The museum is stunning in its design and extremely well curated. We met the beautiful Olga, a survivor. I was honoured to be in...More

Thank linzinks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had the opportunity to visit other Jewish Museums in Jerusalem and Washington. This for me was more special. Our tour guide was Ruth. She made the interaction with the exhibitions so vivid and personal. We not only learnt about the Holocaust but also...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Like every Jewish museum and memorial sites in any part of the world, this one makes you feel very motivated and sad to see what this community has experienced during their history.

Thank Kolesoo1
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

So very insightful and also sobering to see the evil that humankind is capable of and at the same time the goodness of others. Highly recommend visiting this museum. We recommend participating in one of the guided tours. The guides are so helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank James H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A very moving and educational experience which I recommend to all visitors. The guides are extremely informative and knowledgeable on all facets of the holocaust and migration to Australia.

Thank roslynp547
Reviewed 6 July 2018

On my first trip to Sydney, I did many of the big museums, so on this trip I tried to do some of less famous. This museum was a great place to spend an afternoon. I learned a lot about jewish life in Europe before...More

Thank Susan B
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Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
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suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
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20 September 2018|
Response from SydneyJewishMuseum | Property representative |
Hi Alyssa, The free guided tours usually for for about an hour. You can purchase your tickets upon arrival at the Museum at the admissions desk. Thanks, SJM
15 July 2016|
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Response from MGK1970 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you are referring to, my comment had no mention or reference to the number of Jews murdered.