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"Very Interesting"

A group of us had a wonderful morning looking through this museum Margaret the guide has a wealth... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
jillnorris
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Wollongong, Australia
Excellent and Surprising bit of History of the contribution of the Jewish Community to Broken Hill.

We appreciated the fascinating history of this remarkable place.Great credit to the Historical... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
sophiehannah
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sydney
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a fascinating piece of history in Broken Hill. It is not part of the beaten tourist track but the insight to how things were done in days gone by is a little fascinating. Still looking as it always was in Many ways...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

A group of us had a wonderful morning looking through this museum Margaret the guide has a wealth of knowledge about the Jewish community both past and present. Out the back there is a great Titanic and model car collection which we found very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We appreciated the fascinating history of this remarkable place.Great credit to the Historical Society for maintaining this little known story in such fine condition.I noticed that the other visitors today were also very engaged by the exhibition and interested in the House and Synagogue and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

A Synagogue in the Outback seems unlikely, but there was a large Jewish population in Broken Hill at the end of the 19th Century, mainly from Eastern Europe / Russia, who had fled homeland persecution. They plied their traditional trades, mainly tailoring and commerce, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tonbou
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Really enjoyed the opportunity to learn about the remote Jewish community and its roots. Margaret and Jack were terrific hosts who were extremely keen to share their knowledge and a pleasure to engage with. The museum was closed when we got there, but we contacted...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

The staff were very friendly and helpful. Wonderful to walk around and take in as much as you can at your own pace. Gold coin donation for entry. Full of history.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is set up as the original synagogue and also a research area as well as a museum holding Titanic memorabilia. It was very interesting also to talk with the lady who looks after the museum. Put it on your list of things to do,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Accompanying our daughter who is a history buff I was not expecting very much from this museum. Instead we found a fascinating place with well laid out displays and a very helpful volunteer, Margaret Price, who provided a lot of information and history. There is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KathyMelbourne
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We enjoyed a fascinating morning at the Synagogue of the Outback. Interesting and insightful information provided by our guide, volunteer Margaret Price, who shared with us many relevant anecdotes and stories of the past 100 years. An additional pleasure was the memorial to the Titanic...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank sunraiker
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Visited there on a wednesday. Was told this was the place to find the historic society, Margaret and Bill were very helpful, discovered lots of old photos of miners..

Date of experience: August 2016
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Maurissa A
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