Exhibition in Brzesko regional museum

Permanent exhibition dedicated to the pre-war Jewish community of Brzesko was opened in the regional museum in 2017. In 2019 we managed to get new materials which were added to the exhibition.

01 Opening of the exhibition of newly found Jewish books

On January 26, 2023, on the eve of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we opened a new exhibition at the Brzesko regional museum. The meeting was opened with klezmer music played by the accordion teacher at the Brzesko music school...

02 Deposit found in the Brzesko tenement house (3)

The deposit was found in the attic of the tenement house on the eve of the 80th anniversary of the extermination of Brzesko Jews. At first, we thought that maybe we would be able to learn who these books belonged...

03 Deposit found in the Brzesko tenement house (2)

History of the tenement house #56 and its residents In 1847, there was either nothing or a small wooden house on the site of the present one-story tenement house. Back then, there was no Długa street, and instead of Chopina...

04 Deposit found in the Brzesko tenement house (1)

Rescued find Although Jews constituted two-thirds of the pre-war Brzesko residents, there remain very few traces of their presence in the town: tombstones at the Jewish cemetery at Czarnowiejska street, the buildings of the synagogue and the mikveh (ritual bathhouse)...

05 Opening of a new exhibition in the regional museum

New permanent exhibition was opened in Brzesko regional muzeum on May 9, 2019. It includes also absolutely fantastic pictures of Brzesko made in 1929 by Schaje (Charles) Weiss. I wholeheartedly invite everyone to visit the museum, and in the meantime...

06 Opening of an exhibition on the pre-war Jewish community of Brzesko in the regional museum

A small exhibition dedicated to the pre-war Brzesko Jewish community was officially opened in Brzesko regional museum in September 2017. Although small, this exhibition provides some basic facts about the history of the Jewish community in Brzesko, tells the story...