My favorite part was a room full of dioramas of famous synagogue buildings around the world.
The synagogue now known as Santa Maria la Blanca, Toledo, Spain:
The Dutch synagogue in the Antilles:
And then there were some other dioramas that I snapped photos of because they'll be useful to me in teaching. First, is an illustration of people putting things into the Genizah room in the Ben Ezra synagogue in Cairo:
The next one is a little preposterous, as it imagines the betrothal of the much-mythologized daughter of Samuel the Nagid in Qairawan:
And the last imagines the moment when Ferdinand and Isabel signed the decree of expulsion against the Jews in 1492: