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Jewish Museum, Florida

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Basic Information

Location 25.772861,-80.134023
Phone number 305-672-5044
Country United States
City Miami Beach

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Website http://jmof.fiu.edu/
Geographical Coordinates 25.77283,-80.13402


Summary

The Jewish Museum of Florida is located in two restored historic buildings that were formerly synagogues, at 301 & 311 Washington Ave., in Miami Beach, Florida. The main Museum building, at 301 Washington Ave., was built in 1936, is on the National Register of Historic Places, has Art Deco features, a copper dome, a marble bimah and 80 stained glass windows. The adjacent building located at 311 Washington, which served as Miami Beach's first synagogue, was purchased by the Museum in 2005 and restored in 2007 as a Museum expansion.


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