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Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt, Berlin

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Discover the history of wartime production set against the backdrop of the Holocaust at the Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt. With a significant number of blind and deaf Jewish employees, Otto Weidt is commemorated in this museum for his effort to protect workers against the Gestapo in World War II. Tour the preserved workshop rooms to see numerous documents, photographs, and testimonials that tell the story of Weidt and his employees. You can also see the backless cupboard where a Jewish family was hidden. Book in advance for a free English tour of the museum. Put Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt into our Berlin trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Berlin.
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  • We were exploring the hackesche höfe and surroundings when we found this little museum. Although we have visited museum like this in Holland (we we live) we have learned new things about the was en th...  more »
  • The museum is not well-known to visitors (I don't know why), but it definitely deserves more attention. It's a small museum, but I was deeply moved by the content inside - I loved learning more about ...  more »
  • Touching museum that share a story of individual courage in the face of evil. This museum gives a graphic understanding to historic events.  more »
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  • Nice. historic. And streat colture graphtys everywere.
  • A very interesting place with a sad story. Otto Weidts bravery during WWII is inspiring! I always take my tourists there.
  • This is a quiet museum, no glitzy displays or computer interaction but it's all the better for that. This was a workshop in which blind Jewish people made brushes and the owner did his best to try and save as many of them as possible from the Nazi camps. It's understated but shows the humanity of the owner and the tribulations of the workers. The area around it is worth visiting as well.
  • A small but thought provoking museum. Found in a small alley from the main Street, this lets you see another side to the persecution of German Jews.
  • Free, very small, but nice. It tells a very important story. Unfortunately I don't think the way the exhibition is presented lives up to its potential, especially on the technology/interaction side.