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Jewish Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mula Mustafe Baseskije 40, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 33 215-532
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Beautiful synagogue with artifacts

Mario the curator was there to answer questions we had. Lots of original artifacts from the area... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Medford, Massachusetts
via mobile
Great museum

Over three floors the museum tells the Jewish history in Sarajevo - from the 15th century until... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eastern Norway, Norway
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Mula Mustafe Baseskije 40, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 33 215-532
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Mario the curator was there to answer questions we had. Lots of original artifacts from the area and people. It withstood the many wars and is almost all original l which was great. They only use it on rosh hashana as there are only a...More

Thank Josh79b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over three floors the museum tells the Jewish history in Sarajevo - from the 15th century until Holocaust. The building is in it self very beautiful, and the staff helpful and friendly. It would have been nice with some chairs in front of the documentary,...More

Thank ceciliablack
Reviewed 6 June 2017

As we walked through this place we were wondering how they raised the funds to rebuild it recently. With only 500 know Jews left in the area, this was a BIG job.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This beautiful building holds the story of Jews of Bosnia. With tender loving care, each display tells a story. I particularly liked the display of the Righteous of Bosnia. There were many interesting stories of bravery - including the woman who dressed her Jewish friend...More

Thank NewYorkBulldog
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Interesting museum in beautifully restored ancient synagogue still used for services once a year. Easy to find in the heart of town.

Thank dmcnslt
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The museum itself is not very grand a building, but the exhibits tell an interesting story about how the Spanish Inquisition and expulsion of the Jews resulted in an exodus of Jews to Sarajevo, where they were welcomed with open arms. They played an integral...More

Thank GinKaiSilver
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This synagogue wasn't destroyed and is original with modifications over time . The ceiling is beautiful and it has an excellent display of the history of Jewish people in the city and through out the wars .

1  Thank _jennys3489
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The old Sephardi synagogue --very centrally located -- houses the Jewish museum. The synagogue itself, built originally in the 16th century, is impressive in its own right from an architectural point of view. It has been renovated or refurbished. The videos on the second floor...More

2  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is a small museum on the Jewish influence in B-H, it is not large, but it does give you the wider picture on Sarajevo society. Welcomed in by the doorman, it might be good to consider getting a guide or something similar, and good...More

Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Jewish Museum is worth a quick stop if you've seen all the other sights in Sarajevo. It helps construct the story of Jewish history and life in the Balkans as well as their history in Sarajevo. Just don't go in expecting a vast display...More

2  Thank Jasonand1978
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