The Gallery of Ancient Marbles

The Gallery of Ancient Marbles

The Gallery of Ancient Marbles is a suggestive space where the marbles dating back to the XVI-XIX centuries are collected, of the utmost importance for the history of the Jewish Community of Rome. Some remember the legacies of wealthy families, others document the...
Room 1 – The Fabric Wardrobe

Room 1 – The Fabric Wardrobe

Renaissance velvets decorated with gold threads, embroideries and lace of the Baroque age, French eighteenth-century lampas: a world of grace and richness that has come down to us from the age of the ghetto. The museum has about 900 fabrics, some of which are...
Room 2 – From Judaei to Giudei: Rome and its Jews

Room 2 – From Judaei to Giudei: Rome and its Jews

Gravestones from tombstones from the catacombs of Rome and from the synagogue of Ostia Antica, manuscripts from the Middle Ages, city plans characterize this room in which the origin of the presence, unbroken for over two thousand years, of the Jews in the city of...
Room 3 – Feasts of the year, feasts of life

Room 3 – Feasts of the year, feasts of life

It is the room dedicated to the events that mark the time of Judaism: prayer, the Sabbath, the annual Jewish holidays and the cycle of life. In each showcase the recurrences of the calendar that characterize the life of the Jews are explained and represented through...
Room 4 – The treasures of the Five Scole

Room 4 – The treasures of the Five Scole

Silver, precious fabrics and polychrome marbles: the room is a tribute to the objects that the Jews of the ghetto donated to their synagogues and the occasion to explain their use within the liturgical celebrations of the Jewish...