Jewish Heritage Europe

Museums, Memorials & Cultural Institutions

GENERAL AND WEB SITES

Edah – Holocaust research web site

Encyclopaedia of Jewish Communities: Slovakia 

Holocaust Documentation Center

INDIVIDUAL SITES

BRATISLAVA

Jewish Community Museum

Opened in June 2012, located in the women’s gallery of Bratislava’s synagogue.

Museum of Jewish Culture,  a Branch of the Slovak National Museum

Zidovská 17, 81006 Bratislava
Tel: +421-2-59349111
Fax: +421-2-52966653
mzk@snm.sk

There are local branches of this state-run museum in the synagogues of  Presov, Trnava, Zilina and Nitra (National Holocaust Memorial).

Slovak Jewish Heritage Center

Kozia 18
814 47 Bratislava

DUNAJSKA STREDA

Jewish Community Museum

Bačáková 3,
929 01 Dunajská Streda
Tel: +421-31/5516-418
E-mail: konfi52@gmail.com

There is a small Jewish community museum in the community’s offices.

BANSKA BYSTRICA

Museum of the Slovak National Uprising

Kapitulská 23
975 59  Banská Bystrica
Slovakia

KOMARNO

Komarno Jewish Community Museum

The Jewish community  “Menhaz” complex includes a small Jewish community museum.

SAMORIN

At Home Gallery

Contemporary art gallery and culture center located in the early 20th century synagogue and surrounding Jewish complex.

SERED

Former Concentration/Labor Camp

Only intact site in Slovakia of a World War II concentration/labor camp, currently under development as a Holocaust Museum set to open in 2012

SURANY

Municipal Museum

Opened in 2005 and housed in the semi-restored synagogue, the museum has a small section on local Jewish history, with an emphasis on the Shoah.