The Sephrardic Museum of Toledo is defined by being a state museum that preserves and spreads the Jewish and Sephardic heritage in Spain, a public institution ruled by the State Museums Department of the Ministry of Culture (Spanish Government)
The museum purpose is based on preserving the Jewish legacy in Spain (Sefarad literally means «Spain» in Hebrew) and its collection leads to play an important role in the National Cultural Heritage.
The collections of the Sephardic Museum are composed of, in its majority, archaeological and ethnographical material. The objects relate to the religion and Jewish way of life, especially with their circle of life and festivals. Specifically, the objects are related to the Hispanic-Jewish and Sephardic communities.
The visit includes:
Hall I The Jews in the Ancient East. Judaism as a way of life
Hall II The Jews in Roman and Visigothic times. The Jews in al-Andalus.
Hall III The Jews in the Christian kingdoms. New archaeological finds.
North Courtyard or Garden of Memory
East Courtyard or rest area. Archaeological excavations.
Halls IV and V. Gallery of Women. The life and festive cycle (first floor)
Multimedia area and the store (next to the exit)
- Winter (from November 1 to February 28)
From Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Summer (from March 1 to October 31)
From Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Sundays and holidays
From 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- HERITAGE DAY, APRIL 18: FREE ENTRY (GROUP RESERVATIONS ARE NOT CARRIED OUT)
- MONDAYS and the following holidays:
- January 1 and 6.
- May 1.
- December 24, 25 and 31 and a local holiday.