Joods Cultureel Kwartier

Jewish historical museum

(Amsterdam, Holland) The Resource Centre of the Jewish Cultural Quarter can be visited in the Jewish Historical Museum. It is open to museum visitors, school pupils, students, researchers and the public. Online catalogue in Dutch.

Visitors have access to 20.000 books and brochures, a video collection (over 1.750 tapes en dvd’s), photos (c. 14.000 pictures), a music collection (2.500 cds and records), a press cuttings archive and 16.000 historical documents. Also available are around 100 current magazine titles and prewar Jewish weeklies on microfiches.

All the automated Resource Centre material is available along with a catalogue of the museum collection, a biographical database, the Encyclopaedia Judaïca, and Two Thousand Witnesses, 2000 video interviews from the USC Shoah Foundation Institute, telling the stories of the Dutch survivors.

All collections, including the museum objects collection, are available online. The interface is in Dutch only.

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Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, 1011 PL Amsterdam, Holland

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