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  • Firenze
    Sinagoga e Museo Ebraico di Firenze
    One of the most beautiful Italian synagogues, in the heart of Florence
  • Firenze
    Sinagoga e Museo Ebraico di Firenze
    One of the most beautiful Italian synagogues, in the heart of Florence
  • Firenze
    Sinagoga e Museo Ebraico di Firenze
    One of the most beautiful Italian synagogues, in the heart of Florence
  • Firenze
    Sinagoga e Museo Ebraico di Firenze
    One of the most beautiful Italian synagogues, in the heart of Florence

Sinagoga e Museo Ebraico di Firenze

Firenze
Museums

 

The grand synagogue of Florence was inaugurated in 1882, a few years after the Emancipation of the Italian Jews in 1861 with the proclamation of Italian Unity. It is one of the most important examples in Europe of the exotic Moorish style. Its physiognomy, unlike traditional Florentine architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and the large cupola covered in green copper (originally gilded) stand out along the city skyline and this city monument is visible from every panoramic view spot. The interior is especially atmospheric for the richness of the geometric decorations in the wall frescoes, the soft light filtering through the stained-glass windows and the splendid mosaics. An integral part of a visit to the synagogue is the Museo Ebraico, founded in 1981 and expanded in 2007. Set up on two floors inside the building, it hosts a rich collection of ceremonial Jewish art objects. Silver pieces and fabrics originating from the old synagogues of the Florentine Jewish ghetto and photographic and archival documentation of the history of the Jewish community in Florence.  On the third floor one finds objects and furnishings connected to the most important moments in Jewish life, family ritual and religious festivals. One room is dedicated to the memory of the Holocaust and equipped for screenings.  A computer area connected to the world's major Jewish museums and centres is set up for public use. Visits to the complex are led by guides, who share their deep knowledge with visitors, thus facilitating understanding of the Jewish heritage in its many facets. The visit is complemented by a museum bookshop and a large outdoor garden, perfect for a restful break.

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How to reach the site

Firenze (FI), Via Farini 6 

Bus: Lines 6, 14, 23, 31, Colonna 01 stop 

Services and Accessibility

educational tours for individuals
educational tours for groups
educational tours for schools
bookshop
cloak room
restaurant
accessible site
The synagogue and the first floor of the Museo Ebraico can be completely accessed by the differently-abled.
The second floor is open with limited access.
There is an elevator and equipped lavatories.

Info and Reservation

Sunday to Thursday 9-18 | Friday 9-14 (closed on Jewish holidays)

848082380
+39 06 39967138 (mobile and abroad)

Sinagoga e Museo Ebraico di Firenze

Firenze

Coopculture

Get ready for the visit

Didactic tours

Individuals
    • Standard

    € 4,00
     

    • Thematic

    € 5,00
     

    • Special

    € 6,00

Groups
    • € 50,00

    10 - 25 pax
    60 min
    reservation required

Schools
    • Standard

    60 min.
    5 – 25 pax
    € 2,00 each students + admission ticket

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Sinagoga e Museo Ebraico di Firenze

Firenze

Coopculture

Hours

Open

Sunday to Thursday  10.00-18.30
Friday 10.00 – 17.00
 

Sunday to Thursday  10.00-17.30
Friday 10.00 – 15.00

Closed

On Saturdays and on Jewish holidays synagogue and museum are closed.
The synagogue is open exclusively for religious celebrations.

 

Ticket Office

It closes 30 min before closing time

 

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