Museum of Portuguese Jewish History


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The Museum aims to be a vital component in the cultural life of Lisbon. The MPJH invites a broad audience to explore Portuguese Jewish identity through online exhibitions, live tours, resources, books and videos. The Museum displays special exhibitions online, and will aim to become the largest consolidated resource for Jewish Portuguese artifacts and information in the world. MPJH has developed extensive institutional experience in preservation, conservation and collections management, supporting the fulfillment of its mission to present and preserve the material culture of Portuguese Jews.


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The sumptuous decorations were created by a team of skilled artists. Completed in 1482, the Lisbon Bible is a testimony to the rich cultural life the Portuguese Jews.

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Based out of historic Lisbon, Portugal, the Museum of Portuguese Jewish History is the only museum and cultural point anywhere dedicated to chronicling the global Portuguese Jewish experience. 

We are grateful for your interest and hope that your involvement will help us reach our goal of establishing this virtual museum as a physical space with four walls. We encourage you to visit Lisbon and to learn more about Jewish history throughout Portugal.

We look forward to welcoming you.

The Virtual Museum                                                                                                            English   |   Português

Non-Solicitation Policy

Visitors and members of the MPJH will not be solicited in anyway, or by any means by our staff, members or other visitors.

MPJH has a zero tolerance policy for those engaging in unwanted solicitation of visitors without the written consent of MPJH in advance.

Security and your privacy

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.

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