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Jewish Museum (Judisches Museum)

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Neighbourhood: Innenstadt
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Address: Untermainkai 14/15, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 69 21235000
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10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The Jewish Museum Frankfurt with its dependance Museum Judengasse presents...

The Jewish Museum Frankfurt with its dependance Museum Judengasse presents 800 years of Jewish history and culture in Frankfurt. The Jewish Museum in the Rothschildpalais at Untermainkai is closed due to renovation until the end of 2018. Please visit our Museum Judengassen with the second oldest Jewish cemetery in Germany.

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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Launceston, Australia
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Haifa, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A unique experience through history of the hews of the Hesse area. Check out the current special exhibition. The building is on the side of the Rhein and a walk there is a must.

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Vielen Dank für Ihren Besuch. Es freut mich sehr, dass es Ihnen bei uns gefallen hat. More 

Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

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.

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Launceston, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

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, which you walk around. We also went into the cemetery.

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I had to chance to visit this museum during the "Nacht Museen". It was really close to Mainkai and other museums. And in my point of view, it's definitely the best place to get to know the history of European Jews.

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Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The museum presents a very interesting display of a gone world. Nearby is the old Jewish cemetery and the impressive holocaust memorial [incl. Anne Franck's stone].

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A wonderful opportunity to see and know the Jewish history of Europe, especially Germany keeping aside all myths and prejudices we acquired from Hollywood brainwashing stories.

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Camperdown, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Very interesting museum that does not obsess on Hitler and the Third Reich as do so many others.It had a very easy floor plan that allowed you to follow the birth of the Jewish relion in stages through the centuries. Well worth a visit but allow quite a few hours if possible.

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Not so easy to find it. It is a large museum, which reflects the history of Frankfurt and the long traditions of the Jewish community. There are some 12.000 jews from the city who were deported during the Nazi regime, and this is a remembering place for them also. You can learn a lot here.

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Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

To the best of my knowledge, this is one of the biggest Jewish museums in the world and houses some of the rarest items in the category. The place was very big and you can easily spend half a day there. The good thing is that it was really quite for a museum of this scale and not many people... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Frankfurt has an enormous wealth of Jewish history, our association with the Rothschild and Bethmann families has left a rich legacy. So too the not so palatable Holocaust memories, yet Frankfurt is not shy at working hard to provide fitting tributes and memorials to the near 12,000 jews who were ´deported´from the city during the war years - never to... More 

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