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The Jewish Museum of Greece

39 Nikis, Athens 105 57, Greece
+30 21 0322 5582
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39 Nikis, Athens 105 57, Greece
+30 21 0322 5582
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if your jewish, then dont miss it. there is very informative information on the history of the jews in greece

Thank michaellK6094OA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not initially plan on taking time from our one day in Athens to go to (another) Jewish museum. However, we were very glad we did. This small but well designed museum features items and history with which we were unfamiliar. It is focussed...More

Thank Fran H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little museum about the history and culture of Jews in Greece. Includes components of old synagogues, discussion and origins of Greek Jews, and their lives both before and during WW2 and of the non-Jews who helped save some. The entrance is a solid metal...More

Thank poodledoop
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Small museum on 3 floors. Interesting history of Jewish community in Greece. Various religious items, photographs and stories. Section on the holocaust explaining how many Jews were saved by local Greeks although sadly the majority perished. Information in various languages. gift shop and toilet

Thank iguana_9
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This small museum offers insight into the history of the Jewish community in Greece and contains some beautiful furnishings and Judaica from synagogues across Greece. It's all well presented and easy to follow thanks to the informative posters and well-designed laminated sheets that describe the...More

Thank MFB1968
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The museum was very nice and very interesting. The story of the Greek Jewish community is important and interesting while very sad, since most of the greek Jews were murdered during WWII. The movie in the museum was excellent - it is long but it...More

Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It is a small museum with large number of exhibits. Museum's location is not farfrom the Syntagma metro station. Highly recommended for anyone who wish to learn on the Jewish Spharadic communities in Greece.

Thank Oriel A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A relatively small place but very well organized. Hear of the long history and the tragedy of WW2 with 90% of the Jewish population destroyed.

1  Thank travelalot1955
Reviewed 5 May 2017

What a lovely museum. Well worth the time. Not always on the list of what to do in Athens but I suggest adding it. Staff is helpful and friendly and speak English perfectly.

1  Thank SJGCLT
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The is a small but beautiful museum. It's very easy to miss as the only sign is a small plaque next to the door. The entrance itself looks like that of an apartment but once you pass security you enter a much more expansive space....More

1  Thank warrioreco
Perhaps the best place to get your bearings is
Syntagma Square, crowned by the imposing Parliament
building on its upper side and surrounded by other
large structures, such as the exclusive Hotel Grande
Bretagne. The grand avenues that lead towards Omonia
are also full of massive Neoclassical edifices like
the Numismatic Museum and those around smaller Platia
Kolokotroni. Here you will find lots of travel agents,
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David V
21 December 2016|
Response from SaintClair1986 | Reviewed this property |
Dear traveller. Usually all museums and sightseeing are closed on 25-26 th December because Christmas is public holiday. You must check the web sites of the museum you are likely to visit to see if there are holiday... More