Jewish Historical Museum

The Jewish Historical Museum houses in a complex of four former Ashkenazi synagogues. Each of them has its own history. Read about it and watch the 3D virtual reconstruction.Religion, culture and history of the Jews in the Netherlands and its former colonies are the main focus of the museum’s collection and the Resource Centre. The museum has over 13,000 works of art, ceremonial items and historical objects. Only five percent of these are on permanent display. The rest are stored in the depot and occasionally shown in exhibitions, or lent to other museums. The objects in this hidden collection can be viewed via the website. The collection of the resource centre covers a wide range of subjects associated with Jewish history and culture in general, comprising over 43,000 books, brochures, documents, photos, audio and video material.

Museum: Jewish Historical Museum
City: Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands
Address: Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1
Website: http://www.jhm.nl