Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews

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Location: 1360 N Prospect Avenue Milwaukee WI 53202 USA

Mission: The Jewish Museum Milwaukee is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of the Jewish people in southeastern Wisconsin and celebrating the continuum of Jewish heritage and culture. The history of American Jews is rooted in thousands of years of searching for freedom and equality. We are committed to sharing this story and the life lessons it brings with it, so that we may enhance the public’s awareness and appreciation of Jewish life and culture.
Geographic areas served: Milwaukee and Suburbs, only Jewish Museum in Wisconsin

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

I participated in a 6 month docent training program because I feel the museum is a unique and valuable facility in Milwaukee. The response from the public has been good and the reaction from people who toured is very positive. We've toured a variety of age and interests groups. The museum staff is very good and a wonderful resource for the docents and visitors.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

I feel that I am helping the museum as a docent. My experience has been very positive and worthwhile.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

The staff is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The volunteers are committed to doing an excellent job.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

develop new additional exhibits; create an audio tape for visitors; have a gift shop, more tools for marketing and development.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-6-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

8 people found this review helpful

I am a docent for the Jewish Museum. Although I only took my family on a tour, I loved the classes and information learned from being a docent. This Museum is a great asset for Milwaukee. It shows the Jewish peoples' history and Jewish contributions to the city of Milwaukee. I hope to continue to be involved in this "jewel" , and bring lots of people through the museum to learn about Judaism.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Learning Jewish history and the involvement of Jewish people in the history of Milw. and Wisconsin.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

I loved the fellow volunteers. And the staff were excellent and very helpful.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Move to a larger facility.

Ways to make it better...

I had been more regular in my attendance of the lectures. I learned a lot, but I need to experience the actual museum more thoroughly.

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How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-1-01

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