Sydney Jewish Museum

The Sydney Jewish Museum provides visitors with experiences and understanding of the events of the Holocaust by allowing them to meet, in a dignified and moving environment, those who were involved. The Museum combines the voices of those who have lived through the Shoah with concise text, audiovisual displays, primary source materials, and authentic images, offering a unique educational excursion. The museum also deals with Jewish life from the first days of European settlement in Australia.

Collections

The Sydney Jewish Museum colleciton is composed of photographs, documents, books, personal effects, archaeological artefacts, ceramics, medals, religious paraphernalia, textiles, and artworks. About three hundred collection items can be seen on permanent display and in travelling exhibitions. The ground floor of the Museum depicts Jewish life from the first days of European settlement in Australia. As visitors work their way through the exhibition space the holocaust chronologically unfolds. The museum uses document and artefacts to depict the horrors of the shoah. The highlight being the survivor guided tours.