Jewish Museum Frankfurt / Museum Judengasse, Frankfurt

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Step off the beaten tourist path with a visit to Jewish Museum Frankfurt / Museum Judengasse, narrating the rich culture and history of the city's Jewish community. The museum, which opened in 1998 on the 50th anniversary of a pogrom commonly known as the Night of Broken Glass, is housed in two classical villas built in the 19th century for notable local bankers. The site includes a learning center named in honor of Oscar Schindler, an industrialist who saved the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust. Explore the permanent exhibit, which displays works by painters Ludwig Meidner and Moritz Daniel Oppenheim, as well as numerous cultural artifacts taken from synagogues and Jewish homes. The museum maintains a busy schedule of special events throughout the year, so check the online calendar for more information before you make the trip. Make Jewish Museum Frankfurt / Museum Judengasse a centerpiece of your Frankfurt vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Frankfurt route planner .
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  • There are two Jewish museum one is closed until 2019 this is history and the ruins of the ghetto which you can walk around lots of auto available at some exhibits the items found in digging where on d...  more »
  • Personal visit. It was much sympathize with the overall exhibition. Have seen searching people without roots even sue the situation in various countries, so they have a strong impression I can understand overkill.
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  • Great example for other museums in Frankfurt. Good storytelling supported by key objects, interactive elements and a presentation. All info is available in english and German
  • It's small, but interesting, We came across it unexpectedly so just called in.
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