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Irish Jewish Museum

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3 Walworth Road | South Circular Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 453 1797
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Small Museum Open Sundays Only

Many photographs, few ceremonial objects on display on the ground floor. Photos & documents... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
sovta
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Important Visit

This is a museum of a vanishing community in Ireland. It is important to visit and learn the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
bronxborn
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 Walworth Road | South Circular Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
South City Centre
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+353 1 453 1797
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Many photographs, few ceremonial objects on display on the ground floor. Photos & documents describing the Jewish presence in Dublin. Highlights of Chiam Herzog's life prior to his emigrating to Israel. The second floor displayed a Bima & a chuppah. There were 2 knowledgeable elderly...More

2  Thank sovta
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a museum of a vanishing community in Ireland. It is important to visit and learn the history. My husband and I were fortunate to have had the valuable assistance of Cecil who provided information I'm not sure we would have gleaned from just...More

2  Thank bronxborn
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

My husband and I visited the Irish Jewish Museum in early September. Had a hard time locating it, but we were determined to visit. Finally found the small bakery nearby and they were able to point us in the right direction. More signs in the...More

3  Thank MBM1219
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Our guide Jason Vincent was extraordinarily knowledgeable about Jewishness and the Jews of Ireland. Could have spent a lot more time in such a tiny place. A great deal of history that we did not anticipate. Highly recommend to visit, especially if you are interested...More

2  Thank Abram N
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Small and hard to find, but well worth the effort. Jason, our guide, was very knowledgeable. Small 5 euro fee. Glad we went.

2  Thank janeharvey316
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Lots to see ephemera from home life and business es with synagogue upstairs. Well worth a visit .opens may to September Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, 11-3pm. Get 122 bus to South circular road. Enjoyed!

2  Thank maggiesgnes
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a small but lovingly curated museum. Volunteer guides are knowledgeable and very friendly. If you meet Hilary, ask her about her son. You'll be glad.

1  Thank hreich99
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is located a bit south of the main area but well worth the search. Upstairs is an old synagogue and downstairs an excellent display of material. The folk here are passionate and very keen to assist. I had a particular query on locating...More

1  Thank pjpsaint
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We had a very interesting and informative tour from Gerry and Debbie and they answered all our questions. I had never been to a synagogue before and it really brought to life what I've read on Judaism. We were given such a warm welcome and...More

1  Thank sarahutchinson
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Firstly I never knew about the Irish Jewish population so this museum was a wonderful surprise. It did a great job of highlighting the history of the community and showcasing the lifestyle they had. Its a bit small so dont set the whole day for...More

2  Thank NathanielGoodtimes
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loribee49
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Response from sovta | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi. However there is probably bus you can take.
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Peter White Tours offer Heritage tours of Dublin, either short walking tours or half and full day experiences Peter White Tours 353 87 2681509
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