Jewish Museum of Sosua

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Starting in 1940 during Hitler's Reign in Germany and the rise of Nazism across Europe, many European Jews fled their homeland to seek a safe haven. Between 1940 and 1945, around 700 Jewish refugees settled in modern day Sousa and started a new rural life. The Jewish Museum of Sousa is dedicated to those first Jewish Settlers' hardships and struggle to survive, as well as how they shaped modern day Sousa.

Exhibits

The museum features mostly photographs and stories of the original settlers, as well as a narrative that follows them through the early years. Visitors will be able to take their time and explore the history, as well as visit one of the temporary and rotating exhibits that change time to time.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Sosua if you plan on visiting Jewish Museum of Sosua, as those visiting this area of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have easy museum access during their time there. Although the region isn't over-crowded, you'll still find a good selection of hotel options to pick from.

Hotels near Jewish Museum of Sosua
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hotel Casa Valeria Hotel 0.0 mi. (17.8 km) SSW
Casa Marina Reef Resort 0.0 mi. (17.8 km) NNW
Hotel El Rancho Hotel -- --
Hotel Casa Cayena Hotel 0.1 mi. (17.8 km) SSW
Casa Marina Beach Resort 0.1 mi. (17.8 km) N
Hotel Orchidee Hotel 0.1 mi. (1.1 km) ESE
Hotel Romanoff Hotel 0.2 mi. (18.0 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

There are a few convenient open air activities to partake in during the times when you and your party are not touring Jewish Museum of Sosua. Museum guests also hoping to play a round or two of golf can do so at the nearest course, Playa Dorada Golf Course. Free days can also be planned at Alicia Beach, the nearest beach. Although you won't find an extensive selection nearby, a few additional equally enjoyable outdoor options to choose from nearby. It's worth noting guests will be near at least one other attraction. One option for activities and fun near Jewish Museum of Sosua is Museo De La Comunidad Judía De Sosúa, which you can find a short distance away.

Information

Operating Hours

The operating hours for the museum aren't readily available, meaning your group's top option is phoning ahead of time to make sure the building is going to be open to guests when you and your party want to visit.

Payment

For price of admission, call Jewish Museum of Sosua ahead of time to find out how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 571-3565

Location: Calle Doctor Rosen, Sosua, the Dominican Republic

Website: http://www.sosuamuseum.org/

 

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