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Jewish Museum

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 the Jewish story to life, placing it in a wider context of British history. Our education programmes, exhibitions and events encourage a sense of discovery and creativity and tell the story of Jewish history, culture and religion in an innovative and compelling way.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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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 3 days ago

We had not heard of this museum before but were staying close by so decided to give it a try. Although not Jewish we found the exhibits very interesting and informative and gave a real insight into the history of the jewish community in the...More

Thank Tony L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum presents the story of the Jewish community in London in a very accessible fashion. I particularly enjoyed the artifacts of everyday life and the depiction of life in the early 20th century.

Thank ebk16
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see the Rene Goscinny (Asterix writer) exhibition – which is fantastic – and also strolled around the Permanent Collections. Utterly fascinating insight into the history of British Jews from William the Conqueror's time onwards. Bits of it very moving (the Kindertransport section). Well...More

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The 3rd floor exhibits rotate. Very interesting but don’t spend all your time there. We should have saved more time for the other floors. The history of Jews in England was particularly interesting. And enjoyed seeing the artifacts on the lower floor that pertained to...More

Thank creativecrew
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This is a lovely museum with information on Jewish life and Jewish history and also a changing special exhibition. We really enjoyed the one on Jewish designers including exhibits and a film about Tom Karen

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

My wife and I really enjoyed visiting the museum . It was warm and clean and had a small restaurant which was very handy. A lot of thought had been put into the exhibitions and I certainly learnt a great deal about the Jewish culture...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The museum was quiet when I visited. It is well laid out, both the permanent displays and the temporary exhibits on the ground floor and the top floor. Plenty of staff to assist and answer questions. Museum is close to many good places to eat,...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

As an employee of a jewish museum in the Czech Republic I was very interested in Jewish Museum in London. I was lucky enough to visit the museum in early March this year. I came late, it was about 45 mins before closing but still,...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Went today specifically to see the Designs On Britain exhibition, was great and very inspiring for me as a designer. We also enjoyed the permanent exhibition, thanks to one of the volunteers a charming and informative welsh lady. She provided us with her extensive extra...More

Thank PercivalD86
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I have to admit I love small museums and adore comprehesive view small exhibits. The Jewish Museum is beautifully laid out and serves its various purposes brilliantly. And there is no better way to view the art work of post war Britain than in this...More

Thank PiersRC
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DoyleH63
30 April 2017|
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Response from Breepet | Reviewed this property |
In my experfience its never too busy and no need to buy tickets in advance
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