Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum, 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. Plan your visit to Nidhe Israel Synagogue and Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bridgetown tour itinerary maker website.
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  • This is a very historic site of interest to people of all faiths. It has a modern museum and a lot of restoration of the original buildings. One of the top sites in Bridgetown.  more »
  • Fascinating history to this place. We were lucky enough to arrive at the synagogue as a guide related the history of the place. Not sure it would be quite as interesting if we had not had a...  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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