Danish Jewish Museum, Copenhagen

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Danish Jewish Museum preserves the memory of Danish Jews who were saved by the Danes from Nazi persecution in 1943. Discover documents and artifacts including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, films, and books that shed light on significant aspects of Jewish life in Denmark. World-famous architect Daniel Libeskind designed the museum almost like a labyrinth. Walk over its slanted floors and through its fractured passageways and winding corridors, which form the letters for the Hebrew word mitzvah, meaning "good deed." According to Libeskind, the interior provides a contextual frame for the exhibit. A visit to Danish Jewish Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Copenhagen day trip planning tool to plot your vacation.
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  • Daniel Libeskind’s design alone makes this a worthwhile visit. Though the museum is minimalistic in the information it presents, it carries a power punch. It gives a bit of historical background on th...  more »
  • This thematic museum intelligently and innovatively reflects the destabilizing experience of the scope of Jewish life and history in Copenhagen. The short intro video nicely sets the historical stage ...  more »
  • This museum, tucked away near Christiansborg, was a delightful surprise. We were not aware of who designed the museum as we walked up to the front door, but the minute we saw the inlaid light strips i...  more »
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  • Very nicely put together and learnt a lot about the Jewish people of Denmark and how Denmark helped the Jewish in the second world war. Lovely friendly staff happy to answer any questions you have.
  • Absolutely uninteresting, there are tons of other places to visit in Copenhagen before this so called “museum”. Not worth the time nor money at all.
  • I had to beg outside for 1h to get in. The 2 policemen allowed me to beg. To the last cent! Expensive ticket for a homeless bahà'i!
  • An intimate museum showcasing the history of the Danish Jews. An interesting insight into the many facets of their culture, how they differ amongst themselves and their experiences in Denmark. The architecture is fascinating. Despite the small size of the museum, it is well worth the entrance fee and you can easily spend a couple of hours there (if you include the summer special exhibit). Staff are very polite and informative.
  • Small museum, interesting but only took about thirty minutes to see the whole thing. Very neat architecture
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