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Museum Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt

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Rosenthaler Str. 39, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
+49 30 28599407
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This workshop employed Jews during WWII. The information panels explain the difficulties of the Jewish community during the war, and how Otto Weidt was able to help and save some of his employees. Quick visit, but well made little museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are the must see sights dedicated to the dark era of Germany: The Book Burning Memorial, Gleis 17, the Great Synagogue and others. Whats special about this museum is the human aspect of the story. starting with the blind employees and hiding Jews during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Definitely worth a visit. Gives you a glimpse into daily life during the Nazi era and the risks some people took to help their neighbors.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe K
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This Museum is really a hidden gem with a lot of Berlin history to offer. Wouldnt go there with my children, but if you are into it, this is good.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank alinasou
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Little pearl I've found by chance. It's a few rooms museum with the story of Otto Weidt and some of the Jews he saved (or tried to) during WWII. Well presented, in both German and English.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank la_zia_ross
Reviewed 22 September 2018

this is one of the hidden treasures of Berlin and German history. the descendants have discovered this secret many years after his passing and this is a great tribute to his deed.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

You must hire Alex to take you on a bicycle tour. He will show you many many things that were not part of the traditional walking tour. A different side of Berlin. It was great.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Otto Weidt was unknown to me prior to my Berlin visit but I now realize how brave he was to help people. The museum is very small but you can see and understand the work he did to help blind citizens earn a living and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank murphey1030
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth seeking out; you’ll need to look closely for the sign at the entrance of the yard in which the building is located. The museum marks the role of the factory owner who hid workers who would have been persecuted. There is a very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MilesMonroe
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Although, it is trying to use different elements of display, lacking consistency and sophistication in telling its story...

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.