Jewish Museum Frankfurt / Museum Judengasse, Frankfurt

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#14 of 37 in Museums in Frankfurt
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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  • Museum different than the usual type of museums of this kind. However, I was not particularly excited. The part that deserves the most is, in my opinion, the one where you walk on the metal tiles in the shape of faces.
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  • Because the renovation was under construction, a part of the exhibition was being exhibited at the Jewish Town Memorial Hall. However, because there were few exhibits on the whole, the satisfaction level was low.
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  • Unique piece of history very frequently forgotten
  • Great museum with interactive exhibit, very good audio, maps, and storytelling. Appreciate their stewardship of the cementary as well. Worth your time!
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