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The Manchester Jewish Museum is on Cheetham Hill Road just outside the Manchester City Centre. The museum is the old Portuguese Synagogue built in 1874. The museum offers an interesting account of the Jewish history in Manchester and is worth a visit.
Wonderful Spanish Portuguese Synagogue turned into a museum. Certainly worth a visit. Come on a day that they give a tour and you will get a lot of excellent information. I believe the gentleman that gave my tour was Barry. What a fine man and...More
I am a Mancunian, of a certain age visiting local places I have failed to visit in the past. Thoroughly enjoyed this visit, with your guide Lilian. We often visit museum's, and other places of interest when we holiday overseas and ignore the rich heritage...More
We received a very warm welcome from the lady on the reception desk who gave us some interesting insights into her life and religion. We then enjoyed wandering round the exhibits of everyday life and work in the Jewish quarter of Manchester. There was a...More
It's a gorgeous building with lots of interesting features, the windows are beautiful. They have lots of scrolls with different styles of cover and a number of other religious items from Jewish life. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the Jewish...More
This is a lovely little synagogue with enough to occupy visitors for a few hours. We arrived in time for one of the talks given by a volunteer David. He was very informative about Jewish life and we learnt a great deal. We want to...More
Visited today and what a great museum this is.
Really enjoyed our visit and left feeling knowledgable about the Jewish community, religion and the history of the Jewish people that settled in Manchester through the centuries!
Would highly recommend a visit.