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Museum Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt

Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 28599407
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Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 28599407
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Museum about brush manufacturer, Otto Weidt who employed deaf and blind Jews during the Holocaust. He also helped them from persecution. The museum tells the stories about different employees and there families. This is free and down an alley with a lot of street art.

Thank FlyAaron
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The website said the tour could be done in English but the guide, who admitted this was her first tour, said she did not come prepared to do an English tour. The audio gives information she skips so two Americans wanted to bring the headsets...More

Thank Sabrina L
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Tucked down a alley of former workshops this small museum is in the premises of a former brush workshop staffed by mainly blind and Jewish workers during the nazi era. The owner hid and supported many Jews during this period. The space is now Bare...More

Thank NewYorkH
Reviewed 25 May 2017

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 the Germans. In the back of the house there's a...More

Thank AnneliesWV
Reviewed 24 May 2017

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 one of the hidden heroes during the Nazi regime,...More

Thank skusj
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Touching museum that share a story of individual courage in the face of evil. This museum gives a graphic understanding to historic events.

1  Thank Arcoman
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Located in a small alleyway just off rosenthaler st. lies this small but historical museum, but if in the area seek it out.If you have an interest in ww 2 history you will be enthralled by the heartbreaking story of Otto Weidt and his wife...More

1  Thank vapiano2013
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I did a self-guided tour of Otto Weidt's workshop. This one of my favorite sites in Berlin. It is a perfect place to learn more about a personalized story of the Nazi Germany, and the museum is housed in the actual former workshop. The informational...More

Thank Courtney B
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Alice Licht, I believe was her name, her story stays in my mind. She was one of the Jewish workers whom Otto Weidt saved. There is a picture of her as a child at the beach with her family, and her family had spelled her...More

2  Thank Susan S
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This is a very small space but it touches the soul especially when you read about the space, its inhabitants and its history. A gem of a place.

Thank Flex D
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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Response from DavidG9111 | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid I will haveto disappoint you. There's no press in this small museum. But lots of other remarkable things that make a visit worthwhile.