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Judeo-Alsatian Museum of Bouxwiller

Practical info

Type of location: Museum

Judeo-Alsatian Museum of Bouxwiller

62, Grand Rue, 67330 Bouxwiller

+33 (0)3 88 70 97 17

Historical description


The Jewish presence in Bouxwiller seems to date from the 14th century. The princes of Hanau-Lichtenberg adopted Protestantism and were open-minded towards Judaism and its presence during the Reformation, especially in their capital Bouxwiller. They authorized a ... Read more