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Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Open Now: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Interesting museum

This is a small collection but powerfully done and very informative. Fascinating regional history... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
TravelinRobT
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Waterloo, New York
Powerful exhibitions tell important stories

A visit to the Jewish Museum moved me to further understand the power of hatred and the power of... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Boots54
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Milwaukee Wisconsin
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

This is a small collection but powerfully done and very informative. Fascinating regional history of Jews in Milwaukee and then greater general Jewish history. They have some very wonderful dresses designed in a camp, powerful and striking. Also fun to see all the local businesses...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

A visit to the Jewish Museum moved me to further understand the power of hatred and the power of the human spirit. A special exhibit of fashions from a victim of the Nazi Holocaust was very well produced and displayed with the help of the...More

1  Thank Boots54
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I went by myself this time. After the trial of getting there with my arthritis I could only do the ground floor. It was about Jews and African Americans getting together through civil rights issues. I was too young to know about those struggles but...More

1  Thank thedoglady
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I love this place. My mother lives nextdoor at the Milwaukee Jewish Home. It's a very interesting and touching place to visit. I highly recommend it!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

This museum is tastefully done and shows the highlights of the Jewish community in the Milwaukee area. There are basic exhibits, and selected temporary displays. The staff is very friendly, and more than willing to answer questions and "chat"! There is an admission, but you...More

1  Thank Anbrugo
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Interesting exhibition about history for children and adults. Nice information with pictures and artifacts of Golda Meyer

1  Thank Alisa_from_Minnesota
Reviewed 4 May 2017

5 of us visited the museum on a Wednesday afternoon. There are two special exhibits currently there - both very moving and admission is FREE thru May 21st, compliments of the Jewish Federation. "HOLOCAUST by Bullets" depicts the horrible execution of Polish Jews who were...More

2  Thank TheWuch
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The Jewish Museum is a great institution with interesting exhibits covering Jewish life in Milwaukee as well as the Holocaust. Highly recommended for a visit. One of the highlights was the Fabric of Survival exhibit of embroidered images done by a Holocaust survivor.

3  Thank TravelHard B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Jewish Museum's regular exhibits are enlightening AND their special exhibits are just that - special. The current exhibit "Fabric of Survival" is a well done display of over 30 fabric and embroidered collages that tell the story of a Polish teenager during WWII and...More

2  Thank Genevieve K
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A great place to visit for Jews and Gentiles alike...excellent exhibits detailing the Jewish experience in Milwaukee.

1  Thank marriswc
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