Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum, Bridgetown

4.6
#2 of 11 in Historic Sites in Bridgetown
Absorb some history at Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum, the only synagogue in town and one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere. Learn about the building's history and the people it serviced, and discover how it endured through hurricanes, governmental seizure, and eventual renovation in 1986. Be sure to view the subterranean mikveh, ritual baths, discovered by chance and excavated in 2008, and take a stroll through the tranquil cemetery. Add Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum and other attractions to your Bridgetown trip itinerary using our Bridgetown tour itinerary maker website .
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  • What an experience to visit the Oldest Synagogue in the Western Hemisphere here in Barbados. This is a once in a lifetime experience.  more »
  • We visited the Synagogue and Museum in late April and cannot say enough of the wonders of this history. They have documented many "unknown" tidbits of information and have a beautiful area!  more »
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  • It was extremely interesting. The museum was fascinating and Eric Bowman gave us a very enlightening and informative talk. Thank you Eric!
  • An unexpected achealogical find in an unlikely setting. Worth a visit to undetstand a unique piece of history.
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