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Jewish Museum of Australia

Jewish Museum of Australia - - exterior

The Jewish Museum of Australia aims to “explore and share the Jewish experience in Australia”. The museum holds over 20,000 objects, which comprise of objects of ritual, religious, historical, cultural, social and artistic significance which encompass Jewish life and history.

Among the many cultural exhibits and historical objects in the Jewish Museum of Australia, the following are some of the highlights:

  • Family Register

To help you better appreciate the Jewish Museum of Australia, the following guides will be helpful:


Essential Facts:

  • Name:                      Jewish Museum of Australia
  • City:                          Melbourne, Australia 
  • Established:            1977
  • Collection:               Jewish History Museum
  • Location:                  26 Alma Rd, St Kilda, Victoria, Australia


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