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Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam

Explore the Jewish Historical Museum on your university or college trip to Amsterdam.

The Jewish Historical Museum is a stunning, high-profile museum that occupies four monumental synagogue buildings in the centre of the Jewish Cultural Quarter.

Through two permanent exhibitions and two additional temporary ones, it paints a vivid picture of the long and often tragic history of the Jewish population in Holland, providing a unique representation of past and present Dutch Jewish life in all its facets.

The museum has an extensive collection of items ranging from paintings to films, and from utensils to 3D presentations; housing over 13,000 works of art, ceremonial items and historical objects, only five percent of which are on permanent display.