Jewish Cultural Historical Museum, Willemstad

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#4 of 16 in Museums in Curacao
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Attached to the first Synagogue in the western hemisphere, Jewish Cultural Historical Museum invites you to learn about Jewish cultural heritage. Head inside the 1732 building and find items such as a scroll from the 1300s, WWII memorabilia, an Anne Frank section, and a collection of personal items from Willemstad’s founding Jewish community. Dutch and English explanations accompany all the items inside. Visit the synagogue next door to complete your experience. Add Jewish Cultural Historical Museum to your Willemstad travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Willemstad online trip planner.
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  • Interesting synagogue and (very small) museum, but grossly overpriced at $10 per person. The much larger Kura Hulanda Museum and Curacao Maritime Museum are the same price.  more »
  • Wonderful staff and well kept museum. Much to see and ponder. TV video gave insight into a community that did much to shape the island that we see today. Artefacts impressive.  more »

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