Manchester Jewish Museum

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Visit Manchester Jewish Museum

We look forward to welcoming you to our new museum. We connect Jewish stories to the world and to our society. Explore our brand-new gallery and fully restored Grade II* Listed synagogue before stopping in our vegetarian café to sample authentic Jewish recipes.

Laure Prouvost

Manchester Jewish Museum is reopening this summer with a unique installation by Turner Prize-winning artist Laure Prouvost as part of Manchester International Festival 2021.

Eat the Archives: at Home

Fancy hosting Eat the Archives in your own home for free? Host a unique dinner part at your house and relive the stories of remarkable Jewish Mancunians from the museum’s collection over a three-course meal for you and your guests to enjoy.

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We have a growing community of artists, song-writers, textile enthusiasts, local residents and cultural and community partners.

Our community groups are a great opportunity to meet other people to share stories and cultural traditions – and we are always looking for new members.


Learners in school uniform in the synagogue

Our engaging and informative learning sessions offer amazing opportunities for booked groups of all ages to learn about faith, culture and history.

Whether it’s baking bread in our learning kitchen or playing detective with real museum objects, your learners should expect the unexpected when visiting this historic synagogue with a difference.