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Address: Rohrmoser, Pavas
Phonenumber: (506) 2520-1013 ext. 129 Fax: 2220 1951
Mail: [email protected]; [email protected]

The Museum of History of the Jewish Community of Costa Rica is a non-proft cultural and educational organization at the service of Costa Rican society and the Jewish community.

Its fundamental mission is to collect, document, preserve, interpret and spread knowledge on the past, present and future of the Jewish people in general and Costa Rican Jews in particular.

The collections the museum owns are guarded for research, reference, entertainment, education and exhibition.

The Costa Rican Community opened its museum in September 2005 after 10 years of planning, organizing, collecting and classifying historical and cultural elements.

This museum works around different topics, including Jewish religion and culture, the arrival of Jews to Costa Rica and a hall dedicated to remember the victims of the Holocaust, among others.
The guided tour is complemented with short videos (10 and 15 minutes).

Special lectures are offered to visiting groups around different subjects:
* Shoa (including information on what it was like in Costa Rica at the time)
* History of Israel from the times of Abraham until today
* The Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East
* Anne Frank.

Entry is free of charge, but it must be scheduled beforehand along with personal information of the whole group.

Necessary information includes full name, both family names, ID number, address or passport number, origin of visitor and a phone number to be reached if necessary.

It must be sent at least 8 days in advance.

Museum hours are:
Mondays to Thursdays from 9 am to 6 pm
Fridays from 9 am to 2 pm
Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm.

Adress: Adjacent to the Central Building of Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA) in Rohrmoser, Pavas

The Director of the Museum is Vilma de Reifer and its Assistant Director is Randall Antonio Morales Zumbado.

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