After its opening, the Jewish community president Gianpaolo Minerbi, approached the towns archbishop about transferring the oversize iron keys to the former ghetto from the cathedral museum to the new institution.
The prelate consented and Minerbi became the only Jew to cross Ferraras spacious piazza with these weighty objects in hand. They now are on display at the Jewish museum inside their own labeled glass case.
But the keys, the archbishop emphasized, are only on loan.
Museo Ebraico di Ferrara
Via Mazzini 95
- 44100 Ferrara
Closed due to damage from earthquake.
Only Guided visits Sunday - Thursday at 10 AM, 11 AM and 12 PM.