Upstairs from the synagogue, the national Jewish museum is a good introduction to Jewish traditions and the history during the war. Included in the ticket for the synagogue, not essential though
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Overpriced for what it was and the English guide would not even explain to my (Jewish) husband what the Hebrew words were on all the gravestones. Other visitors were also interested as it was on all of them - maybe like RIP? but he refused...More
Great place to visit but get a guide to explain to you all little details inside the Jewish Museum, way to many little details that is not on any book
The museum was quite interesting. The first floor was being renovated & there were no signs at all. The ground floor was more informative. We walked around the gardens and then popped into the Synagogue. Men must cover their heads but they do have paper...More
The National Jewish Museum is located next to the Dohany utca Synagogue and it contains a collection that survived WWII and previously the various moves since its inception. There was talk of starting a Jewish museum as early as the Hungarina Millennium in 1896, and...More
Included in the entry ticket to the Synagogue and well worth visiting.We had an English speaking guide which did make it easier as most of the information is written in Hungarian. BUT the exhibits and artefacts are a reminder of the persecution of the Jews...More
Went read reviews and literature told couldn't take camera when we got there everybody else had them, everything was in either Hungarian or Jewish and no translation available the grave bit and tree were lovely and the synagogue was lovely but other than that, not...More
There are wonderful artifacts from hundreds of years of Jewish history. Easy to view in about an hour.
See the rating for the Grand/Central Synagogue, as the National Jewish Museum is included in the price of a tour ticket. Well worth the visit.