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Carlo and Vera Wagner Museum of the Jewish Community in Trieste

The Carlo and Vera Wagner Museum of the Jewish Community in Trieste is located in a building that holds particular historical importance for the city of Trieste. 
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The address Via del Monte 5/7 was the headquarters of the Jewish organization that received refugees seeking to escape from the Nazis aboard ships leaving Trieste for Palestine or the Americas.
Opened in 1993, the Carlo and Vera Wagner Museum was created to protect this Jewish past and provide a permanent home for the Judaica collection that the Jewish Community of Trieste has owned for centuries.
The museum contains extremely important historical documents and has a section dedicated to the memory of Trieste residents deported during the Holocaust.
The "Gal Avanim" covered outdoor lapidary contains the remaining vestiges of the old Jewish cemetery in Trieste.
In 2014, the Jewish Community of Trieste initiated work to rearrange the display to enhance the value of the museum's rich heritage. In terms of quality and quantity, the museum's collection is one of the most important in Italy and provides unique documentation of Jewish life in Friuli Venezia Giulia. 
Green Pass from 6 August 2021
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In compliance with the provisions of current regulations, from 6 August 2021 it will be possible to access museums, other institutes and places of culture and exhibitions, shows open to the public, sporting events and competitions, cinemas and theaters, only if you are in possession of a Covid-19 green certification (green pass) which certifies that you have had at least one dose of vaccine or have tested negative. to a molecular or rapid swab in the last 48 hours or to be cured of COVID-19 in the previous six months.


Children under the age of 12 are excluded from the obligation of the Green Pass, and those exempt on the basis of showing suitable medical certification.

The check is carried out by personnel assigned to control services of entertainment and show activities in places open to the public or in public establishments registered in the list referred to in Article 3, paragraph 8, of Law no. 94., through a smartphone set up with the "VerificationC19" app for reading the QR code. The operator is also entitled to ask for an identity document.
Museo della comunità Ebraica di Trieste Carlo e Vera Wagner
via del Monte 5 e 7
34100 Trieste
tel. +39 040 633819
museumcarloeverawagner@triestebraica.it 

admission fee
opening hours and admission price on the museum website


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