Preserving Jewish Curaçao
The Jewish museum currently preserves more than 1,000 artworks, artifacts, photographs, books, and memorabilia related to Jewish Curaçao.
With less than 200 Jewish families on the island, the Jewish museum preserves the history of Jewish Curaçao for generations to come. From a ritual bath to wedding photos, museum visitors can explore nearly 400 years of Jewish life in Curaçao through a collection of objects that depict both individual and community stories.
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About the Collection
The Jewish Cultural Historical Museum’s collection includes more than 1,000 artworks, artifacts, photographs, books, and memorabilia related to Jewish Curaçao. About half of the museum’s collection is on permanent display. The collection includes ceremonial silver, antique furniture, old Torah scrolls, including one from 1320, and a range of personal objects and photographs showing the social, economic, and cultural life of Jews in Curaçao.