Since its opening in 1992 the Sydney Jewish Museum has become an integral part of the cultural life of Sydney. The Museum is dedicated to documenting and teaching the history and lessons of the Holocaust. They commemorate the lives of the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators, honour the survivors and pay tribute to the "Righteous Among Nations".
The Museum challenges visitors' perception of democracy, morality, social justice and human rights. The Museums' timeline invites visitors to explore Jewish history from its Biblical origin in the Ancient Near East to the thriving community in Australia.
Founded by the late John Saunders AO and members of the Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors. The visitors meet and interact with their volunteer guides and there is often an opportunity to meet Holocaust Survivors who have powerful stories to share.