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Museo Ebraico

Neighbourhood: San Vitale
As featured in Museum Guide for Bologna
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Address: Via Valdonica, 1, Bologna, Italy
Phone Number: +39 051 291 1280
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
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A great Monday activity!

I decided to go to the Museo Ebraico on a Monday, when most of the other museums in town were closed. It is tucked away but with Google Maps, I was able to find it with no issue... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
hooligan929
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Boston, Massachusetts
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beijing
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Insufficient information about the Jews in Bologna and Northern Italy. Displays too general. Insufficient artifacts; mainly rather didactic displays/posters.

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Thank palustrian
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

A great museum with a wonderful story to tell, all laid out with wonderful displays, good for young and old alike.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I decided to go to the Museo Ebraico on a Monday, when most of the other museums in town were closed. It is tucked away but with Google Maps, I was able to find it with no issue. When I first rang the bell at the gates, no one responded but a minute later, I tried again and the security... More 

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wales
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

sorry to say but it really is hard to find, we were stayingright near and had been walking past it without knowing! When we arrived, the security guards pointed us towards a building where there were lots of people - turned out to be their gallery and there was a book launch going on - we wandered around for 15... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

there is a community of some 1500 Jews in Bologna, but only some 200 are practicing. the museum provides a good insight into the life and history of this community, mainly from Spanish origin, when Queen Isabela started persecuting and evicting them there. an activity for the second rainy day in Bologna.

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Clovelly, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

A museum located in the former Jewish Ghetto. It covers in detail the Jewish history of Bologna. High tech sound system to enable visitors to have explanations in their own languages, pity it was temperamental on our visit. Well worth the visit

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

I'm glad I went but was hoping for something more. I know the Jews of Bologna have quite a history and I wish the exhibit had been more informative. The building and surrounding neighborhood are fantastic. Maybe a walking tour of the history and area would be better in combination with the museum?

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Thank barbaraone
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

This small museum was rather difficult to find, but worth the visit. Audio video displays are given in both Italian an English (Only one at a time). Nicely done information displays give pretty much the same information in both languages. They have representative Judaic displays, and a holocaust memorial for area Jewish victims.

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Thank Dorothy A
Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This museum's got great material, if you understand Italian adn/or are very patient. We didn't expect much, and got a light visit out of it, it is a good attempt at organising, but could be modernised, definitely.

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Thank Marina S
Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

This museum is situated in the formar ghetto quarter. It is not easy to find. You get an overall impressino how the jews were living in Bologna.

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