The Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives is Richmond's museum of Jewish history, art and culture. Located in the historic Fan District, the Museum & Archives is housed in an early 20th century row house adjacent to the 1904 sanctuary of Congregation Beth Ahabah. Beth Ahabah (House of Love) is the successor to Kahal Kadosh (K.K.) Beth Shalome, the sixth Jewish congregation in the nation.Arrange to visit Beth Ahabah Museum and Archive and other attractions in Richmond using our Richmond day trip tool.
The Museum & Archives houses an invaluable collection of documents, portraits, photographs, paintings and objects that provides a window to the lives, loves, contributions, defeats and triumphs of Jewish Richmonders since the days of the American Revolution.
The archival collection includes the congregational records of K.K. Beth Shalome, est. 1789, and Congregation Beth Ahabah, est. 1841, along with the records of many of Richmond's Jewish organizations, families and individuals.
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This small museum is expertly designed. We were given a tour by a very knowledgeable staff member who had lived her whole life in Richmond. The sanctuary of the synagogue is breathtaking and well...
This small museum is expertly designed. We were given a tour by a very knowledgeable staff member who had lived her whole life in Richmond. The sanctuary of the synagogue is breathtaking and well... more »
Temple with archives of early Jews in Richmond Va. Self guided- call before going because website had incorrect hours.
Temple with archives of early Jews in Richmond Va. Self guided- call before going because website had incorrect hours. more »
Very interesting to all faiths You have to call for an appointment We did oors lock we did for safety
Lots of good RVA history
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