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Jewish Museum and Synagogue

pl. Ks. Jana Skarbka 5, Oswiecim 32-600, Poland
+48 33 844 70 02
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A must when visiting Oswiecim.

Although not many tourists visit the town of Oswiecim when visiting the Auschwitz camps the Jewish... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Berlin, Germany
Important museum to visit to learn about Jewish history in Oswiecim

I would highly recommend a visit to this museum for any people passing through the town, but... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Chevra Lomdei Mishnayot: the only synagogue to survive the Holocaust in the vicinity of Auschwitz. Today part of the Auschwitz Jewish Center.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
pl. Ks. Jana Skarbka 5, Oswiecim 32-600, Poland
+48 33 844 70 02

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Although not many tourists visit the town of Oswiecim when visiting the Auschwitz camps the Jewish Museum and Synagogue that is located a stones through (quite literally) from the main square in the Old Town is an incredibly interesting place to visit. The synagogue itself,...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

I would highly recommend a visit to this museum for any people passing through the town, but especially for those who visit Auschwitz-Birkenau. The museum provides an overview of Jewish history in the town and provides visitors with information on the culture, traditions, and practices...More

Thank laurenfedewa
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a very interesting place to visit. Just enough is on display to give you and idea of how the Jews used to be part of the local society... then! Now there are no Jews there and the Synagogue remains ready for anyone visiting...More

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Visiting Auschwitz is nothing but a horrible experience, and that's exactly how it should be. You don't come here to enjoy yourself or to take photos to show your family back home. You come to Auschwitz to try to understand the horror of the Nazis...More

Thank Aeneas L
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Gdansk, Poland
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great guide to the museums. You can feel the evil and suffering that occurred here not long ago.

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

You can't "review" this place and everyone will experience it differently. If you are in two minds about going, go. It's so important that these atrocities are never forgotten, especially with the world as it is, and you will most likely find it rewarding.

1  Thank CptVonTripp
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Interesting, deep and very emotional experience, which everyone should see during their life. Place is well organised and staff helpful.

Thank MichalKrysl
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely location and building, simple yet effective exhibits and with a good story to tell. The cafe has some delicious cakes!! And the staff are lovely..

Thank Porl P
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Very solumn place ..but you simply have to go ...these horrors should never be forgotten wear flat comfy shoes you will only be allowed to take a small handbag ...no backpacks take hankies.... you will need them use a guide they are excellent

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

For Jewish history it's worth two hours or more. The small entrance fee is worth while. It's close to center of square

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16 July 2016|
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Response from Ribbys | Reviewed this property |
No private tours needed as they provide guides who are very knowledgeable.
28 December 2015|
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Response from Ribbys | Reviewed this property |
It is suitable as long as they can behave and respect what they are seeing without getting upset or be silly. If they bore easily then they may find it hard to listen for the full tour.