Manchester Jewish Museum
190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M8 8LW

(10 minutes walk from Manchester Victoria Station and next to Manchester Fort Shopping Centre - see map)

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We're open...

Sunday - Thursday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 1pm

Closed Saturdays (for Jewish Sabbath), for Jewish Festivals and weddings.


For Shavuot we are closed on Wed June 4 and Thu June 5.

For Rosh Hashanah we are closed from 1pm Wed Sept 24, Thurs Sept 25 and Fri Sept 26.

For Succot we are closed from 1pm on Wed Oct 8th, Thurs Oct 9, Fri Oct 10.

For Shmini Atzeret we are closed from 1pm on Wed Oct 15, Thurs Oct 16.

For Simchat Torah we are closed Fri Oct 17.


We are closed on Wed December 24, Thurs December 25 and Fri December 26.  

We are closed on Thurs January 1 2015.


Guided Tours.

Jewish Manchester in 1912: Sweat Shops, Charity and the Titanic.

Sunday- Thursday 11am, 1pm and 3pm and Fridays at 11am

Visitors will be taken back in time to discover what life was like for 5 Jewish people living in Manchester in 1912. Museum volunteers will use the Museum’s displays, exhibits and collection to tell these fascinating and previously unheard stories.

Faith and the Synagogue

Sunday- Thursday 12pm and 2pm and Fridays at 12pm

Explore the oldest surviving synagogue building in Manchester through the life of a Jewish man called Chaim Besso. Let Mr Besso’s story lead you around the synagogue and you will discover more about kosher food, festivals and the synagogue itself.

Tours are included in museum entrance price.


Adults £4.50
(Children / Students / Unemployed / Senior Citizens)