Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Museum is now open
40 years of active presence

Exhibitions

The Holocaust of Greek Jews: The Persecuted and the Rescuers

The production of the exhibition “The Holocaust of Greek Jews: The Persecuted and the Rescuers” was funded by the Greek Ministry of Press and...

Hidden Children in Occupied Greece

The exhibition “Hidden Children in Occupied Greece” explores the issue of the hidden Jewish children during the Occupation, by means of sixteen stories of...

Temporary Exhibitions Area

Next are the Temporary Exhibitions Area and the Benrubi Art Gallery, while the last level houses the Museum’s rich library and reading room, accessible to the...

Sixth Level / Everyday Life. The Cycle of Life

The sixth level of the permanent exhibition includes a small sitting room, specially designed to offer the visitor a brief rest. The wall panelling is colourfully painted...

Fifth Level / Costumes

In the next, fifth level, traditional costumes are exhibited from Romaniote and Sephardic communities of Greece.  Festive and wedding outfits of the Sephadric women of Thessalonica...

Fourth Level / Shoah Area

The fourth level contains the area devoted to the Holocaust (Shoah). The subject is examined in four specially designed displays, which cover the events during the...

Area for Video Projections

Next is a small area for video projections, where visitors can watch a bilingual guided tour of the Museum or educational films.

Second Level / History of the Greek Jews

The second level marks the beginning of the part of the Museum that is devoted to history, covering the long period from the 3rd century B.C.E. until...

First Level / Jewish Holidays

On the first level, the display contains items pertaining to the Jewish calendar and the cycle of holidays, with special emphasis on the customs peculiar...

Ground Floor / Synagogual Artifacts and Ritual Textiles

The ground floor contains exhibits pertaining to synagogue rites. The restored interior of the old Romaniote Synagogue of Patras can be found here. Three of the nearby...

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