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Jewish Museum

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129-131 Albert Street | Camden Town, London NW1 7NB, England
+44 20 7284 7384
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The Jewish Museum London is for people of all backgrounds and faiths to explore British Jewish heritage, identity and culture. Set against a spacious and modern architectural backdrop with displays across four permanent galleries, the museum brings...more
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129-131 Albert Street | Camden Town, London NW1 7NB, England
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+44 20 7284 7384
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

An oasis of excellent design and display. A real eye opening experience of Jewish culture, art, craft and tradition both in the East End of London and also from the many countries that immigrants came from for one reason or another. Lots of voices and...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is a smallish museum. The exhibitions are very interesting and content was well presented and absorbing. We went on a tour. This only took about 45 minutes but the young (volunteer I think) guide was great and did the whole tour without notes, just...More

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Jewish-Museum-London, General Manager at Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2016

Thank you for your lovely feedback and we're so glad you enjoyed our highlights tour. We will pass on your comments to our guides who I'm sure will be very pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour and your visit to the museum.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

A small but superbly presented exhibition of ceramicists and their work including Edmund de Waal, Janet Haig,Lucie Rie,Nam T ran and others. Excellent video clips of the artists at work really bring it home in an inspirational way. Great ideas for youngsters. And do see...More

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Jewish-Museum-London, Owner at Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Thank you for such a lovely review and we're so glad you enjoyed our Shaping Ceramics exhibition. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

I had been dying to go to the museum (I live in the US), we had a wonderful lady named Carol all to ourselves to explain everything. I am so sorry I had missed a few one time exhibits, but I shall certainly be going...More

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Jewish-Museum-London, Owner at Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit and thank you for leaving such a lovely review. We will pass your feedback on to Carol who I'm sure will be thrilled to hear your comments.

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

I went there with my two kids on a quiet Monday morning, a bit afraid after reading other reviews complaining about the attitude towards children. I am happy to say that the staff were very welcoming :) The museum itself is nice and child friendly....More

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Jewish-Museum-London, Owner at Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback on your visit to the museum, and we're so glad you had a lovely welcome and that your children enjoyed the visit. We aim to integrate the many strands of Judaism into all of our...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. The JukeBox Exhibition was very good, showing Jewish music across the genres and decades with interactive tables - we spent a good hour here. The permanent exhibits include beautiful pieces on everyday Jewish life - holidays, Shabbat, bar mitzvah, death etc....More

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Jewish-Museum-London, Owner at Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We're really glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you to the museum again soon.

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

TBF? Not all that. I went there on a recommendation from “Sunday” (R4 all faith catch up show, regarding faiths). The Jew-box display, about Jewish contribution to popular music. Disappointing. Few old record players, a load of sleeves of Jewish-related LPs, plus ipods, most of...More

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Jewish-Museum-London, Owner at Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you for your feedback - and we are sorry that your were disappointed with your visit to the museum. We really value hearing what our visitors think and will be passing on your comments to our curatorial and visitor services team to see how...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

A fascinating insight into Jewish history and traditions in a beautifully decorated/renovated building. Tells the story of Jewish migration to England through the ages covering religion, traditions and a very personal story of The Holocaust. There are lifts to make this venue accessible to wheelchair...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you have a couple of hours and you wish to explore another side of The United Kingdom, don't miss the Jewish Museum. It is located 5 min walk from Camden Station of the underground and easily spotted. In the museum there are exhibitions of...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We visited here specifically to see a photo exhibition about Scotish Jews. The exhibition was a bit disappointing as we were expecting prints on the wall rather than an showing the images on a number of screens. However we then visited the rest of the...More

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Jewish-Museum-London, Owner at Jewish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Hello - and thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We're really glad that you enjoyed your visit and will pass on your lovely feedback to our visitor services team. Thank you also for taking the time to give us your...More

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In my experfience its never too busy and no need to buy tickets in advance
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