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Manchester Jewish Museum

190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8LW, England
+44 161 834 9879
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Lovely

It's a gorgeous building with lots of interesting features, the windows are beautiful. They have... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
ag165
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Belle Mare
via mobile
Interesting museum

This is a lovely little synagogue with enough to occupy visitors for a few hours. We arrived in... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Liz T
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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This museum includes objects, documents, photographs and oral histories charting the stories and experiences of Manchester’s Jewish community, including their experiences during the Holocaust.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 8LW, England
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+44 161 834 9879
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Liz T
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

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.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Have visited a few times. Very interesting part of Manchester's history, great events and soon to be made even bigger and better. would highly recommned

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Reviewed 16 December 2017

really interesting little museum especially if you are learning about the holocaust at school, guides are very friendly and informative, somewhere everyone should visit.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We took a group of elderly people from the church to visit this museum. We sat in rather uncomfortable pews and listened to an interesting talk about the old, now out of use, Sephardi synagogue. It was particularly fascinating to hear about how the first...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was fortunate to come here as part of a tour group and learnt a lot from our (Jewish) speaker It's a former Sephardim synagogue which has been restored. Not being Jewish myself, I learnt a lot from this visit. Although I am scarcely a...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The children were fascinated as were we. Well laid out and very interesting. Nostalgic as there were photos of my parents.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I wanted to visit the Manchester Jewish Museum, as having lived in London, I had heard a lot about the community, but wanted to "fill in the blanks". The staff were really friendly, the synagogue beautiful, I would though like to encourage an adaptation to...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

The first thing that you experience in the museum is the lovely and friendly staff. I felt so comfortable from the moment I stepped inside and had so many questions I didn't want to leave. Both Susan and David were fantastic tour guides and provided...More

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Suzanna H
10 September 2016|
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Response from JohnGBradbury | Reviewed this property |
As I recall there isn't, but as someone else said there is a large retail park just up the road and a whole host of places in the City
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Candy R
20 February 2015|
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Response from R0b48 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I really can't help you on that front. Perhaps try contacting the museum directly as they may have local contacts. Regards Rob
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Candy R
20 February 2015|
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Response from Haynest | Reviewed this property |
You might want to try Fulda's Hotel in Bury Old Road, Manchester. Good luck in tracing your ancestry and have a good trip.
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