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Some history of the Jewish Museum of Florence
The Museum is located on the second floor of the synagogue.

Opened in 1987, it offers a collection of kiddush cups, prayer shawls, silver ornaments and embroidered vestments dating from the 16th to the twentieth century, with illustrative panels of the communities history, together with a carved model of the old ghetto and along with a pictorial display which is occasionally changed.

Jewish Museum
 
Jewish Museum of Florence 

Address:
Via L. C. Farini 4 - Florence
Telephone:
+39.055.2346654
Fax:
+39.0552466089
Opening Hours:
October - May: Sun-Thu 10 AM – 5:30 PM, Friday till 3 PM.
June - September: Sun-Thu 10 AM – 6:30 PM, Friday till 5 PM.
Closed: Saturday
Responsible:
Societŕ Cooperativa Culture;
Price:
€6.50 adults, €5 groups, children, students, journalists and visitors in possession of tickets of the Jewish Museum of Venice or of the Synagogue of Siena.
Free: Firenze card holders, children under 6, aides accompanying handicapped visitors, teachers with 15 students, guides with 20 people.
Guided tours: €5, schools €3.50.
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A brief guided tour of the Synagogue interior and the Jewish Museum, including an explanation about the history of the Florentine Jews, is provided. There is also an option for an hour guided tour by booking in advance.
Large groups are kindly requested to book in advance.

Cameras and videos are not allowed inside the Synagogue area. These and large packs must be left at the Ticket Booth.

The first floor of the museum and the Synagogue are fully handicap accessible, the second floor of the Museum is partially handicap accessible.
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