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Jüdisches Museum, Frankfurt
(3.3/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Step off the beaten tourist path with a visit to Jüdisches Museum, 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. Arrange your visit to Jüdisches Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Frankfurt using our Frankfurt tourist route planner.
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  • At present the place is under heavy construction, however there is great idea on the wooden wall surrounding the works: it's a comic, which is dealing with the story or the construction works. 
  • This museum on the North Bank of the main, opposite the museum embankment, shows many documents related to the significant Jewish history of the free imperial city. Man, what is lost by the Nazi terror experienced here.
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  • After hearing about this museum on a walking tour we decided to visit. It was well worth the visit. It is well set out and very interesting with multi media and the actual ruins of some of the ghetto,...  more »
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  • Visit only if you somewhere near.
  • Small museum.
  • It is closed for reparations
  • What the Museum to renovate the mansion was built by Jewish merchants along the main river. Easier to understand the history of the Jews of Germany and Europe as well as Frankfurt, are exhibited.
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  • Extremely impressive. Good cake.
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