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MEIS Museo Nazionale dell'Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah

From Friday July 3rd, the National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah reopens to the public the permanent exhibition "Jews, an Italian history" with a special ticket. Works of art, objects, multimedia videos and reproductions, to discover the history of Jews in Italy from the era of ancient Rome to the Renaissance.
MEIS Museo Nazionale dell'Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah
National Museum of Italian Judaism and the Shoah

The permanent exhibition of the MEIS, which is periodically integrated and renewed, tells the story and experience of the Jews in Italy.
From the first evidence in ancient Rome, the exhibition leads to the Renaissance and the cultural blossoming of the Peninsula. Meetings, disputes, daily life and exchanges are represented through objects, artistic works, multimedia installations, videos and the virtual guide of experts.
>MEIS' GARDEN (free entrance)
> “Garden of Questions”
. As soon as you enter the MEIS, you are welcomed by the “Garden of Questions”: a green labyrinth where you can discover the Jewish dietary laws, the biblical plants and their symbolic meaning as well as the various traditional recipes handed down through generations.


Museum, exhibition and garden open from Friday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
The garden is open also  from Tuesday to Thursday 10-13; 16-18.


Special price € 5.00.
Free entrance: children under 6 years-old, 100% disabled people with one accompanying person, journalists and tour guides with pass, ICOM members and military personnel on duty.
Free entrance to the garden


  • Up to age 6
  • Disabled persons with one accompanying person
  • Journalists
  • Conscripts
  • Tourist guides
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