Museum of the Jewish Culture in Tykocin

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Country: Poland Region:
podlaskie
Town:
Tykocin
Category:

museum

Recommended for children from the following age groups:
  • 7-12
  • 12-16

The museum is housed in the historic interior of the Great Synagogue from 1642, and the Talmudic House.

The museum currently shows more than 3,200 exhibits, which are part of the permanent exhibition.

And so, in the synagogue, which is the second largest synagogue in Poland, you can see: Rabbi room with equipment, inside the synagogue and the Passover Seder - a festive supper, beginning one of the major Jewish holidays - the Passover.

At the Talmudic house the visitors can see the valuable Glogerowski Cabinet exhibits, among others: obituary notices, handwritten cards, copperplate puzzles, found during archaeological research in Podlasie and western Lithuania and many others.

Inside the arranged pharmacy we can admire the fittings from an old pharmacy, utensils used by pharmacists, books, photographs and documents.

In the noble living room you can see the painting galleries of Zygmunt Bujnowski.

Museum of the Jewish Culture in Tykocin

CC licence: some rights reserved by Agnieszka "Owca" Kloch

Adress:

ul. Kozia 2, 16-080 Tykocin, Polska

Opening days and hours:

From 1 May to 30 September from Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-18:00, from 1 October to 30 April Tuesday to Friday 10:00-17:00, closed on Mondays

Tickets adults:
10 PLN
Tickets children:
5 PLN
Pass:

n/a

Additional information:

- Free admission on Saturdays

- Family ticket (max 5 persons) 20 PLN

E-mail:

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Phone:

+48 85 718 16 13

Source:

sunnycompany.com; www.muzeum.bialystok.pl/tykocin http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muzeum_Kultury_%C5%BBydowskiej_w_Tykocinie

Updated on

Monday, 26 August 2013

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