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Museum Judengasse

Battonnstrasse 47, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 21270790
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We stumbled across this museum and are so glad we did! It wasn’t expensive to get in and was full... read more

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Lynne1153
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Quick visit but very worthwhile

Had a spare hour in Frankfurt so came to this. Very worthwhile and gives a small insight into... read more

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The Museum Judengasse highlights the history of one of the most important Jewish centers in Europe, praised for its rich cultural life and scholarship. It includes the ruins of the first Jewish ghetto in Europe. Next door you can visit one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in Europe with the oldest graves dating back to the 13th century. Togehter with the neighboring Börneplatz-Memorial these three places form a unique historical ensemble right in the city center of Frankfurt.
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Battonnstrasse 47, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
Innenstadt
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+49 69 21270790
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stumbled across this museum and are so glad we did! It wasn’t expensive to get in and was full of so much information. The signage was in English too which was much appreciated as Our German is limited. There were lots of interactive things...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a spare hour in Frankfurt so came to this. Very worthwhile and gives a small insight into Jewish life in the pre war ghetto. Also gives an understanding of post war attitude to the site by the authorities. Next door Cemetery dates back nearly...More

Thank 35,105
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Jüdisches Museu... /, Online Editor at Museum Judengasse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for you visit. We are glad to read that you enjoyed our museum. Maybe you have more time to spend in Frankfurt next time because there is so much more Jewish heritage to exprience here.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Great museum with great historical significance of the history of the Jewish community in Frankfurt. You get to see the foundations of some of the most important buildings of the Judengasse which I thought was really great. There is an audio tour you can purchase...More

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Jüdisches Museu... /, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Judengasse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and your positive review. It's true, we don't highlight Jewish history after the time around 1800 in this museum. The 19th, 20th and 21st century will be subject in our main location which will reopen in 2019.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderfully interesting and small museum that traces back 700 years of Jewish history in Frankfurt. I learned a lot and left in tears. I really wish it was larger and had more details. I found myself reading each sign descriptor in detail,...More

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Jüdisches Museu... /, online editor at Museum Judengasse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and your very positive review. I'm happy to read that you took the chance to visit the cemetery, too. Our main location will reopen in summer 2019 and will cover the Jewish history of Frankfurt from 1800 until...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I was advised to visit by a local guide, otherwise I would have probably bypassed it. It is very moving but I need we need to find the courage of confronting with our recent past. It is small but very well organized, besides being very...More

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Jüdisches Museu... /, Onlineredakteur at Museum Judengasse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you very much for your visit. I'm happy to read that you enjoyed our museum and I will forward your comment regarding our visitor service.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Very much worth the visit. I recommend asking the front desk for the key to the cemetery, it's a unique experience.

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Jüdisches Museu... /, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Judengasse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and for the freindly recommendation. The cemetery is really unique and it's the second oldest of its kind in Germany.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

A very well executed museum with clear and extensive information in German & English. This will introduce you to life medieval Jewish existence and take you into the 19th Century. A fascinating piece of social history which one can explore superficially or in depth. A...More

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Jüdisches Museu... /, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Judengasse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your very positive review. Did you also have the chance to visit the neighboring old Jewish cemetery?

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a small museum and there was only four others in the whole museum. Interesting to have a look around and learn about the Frankfurt (first) ghetto but the best thing was going into the old Jewish cemetery alone with the iphone tour and...More

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Jüdisches Museu... /, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Judengasse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you very much for your visit. Great to hear that you enjoyed our audio guide and that you had the time to visit the neighboring old Jewish cemetery.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

There isn't a ton to see here, but what is available is truly remarkable, a chance to see the structure of a medieval Jewish ghetto. A must for history buffs.

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Jüdisches Museu... /, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Judengasse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you very much for your visit. I'm glad you enyoyed our small museum. Our main house will reopen with a permanent exhibition on the Jewish history of Frankfurt from 1800 until today in 2019.

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

This museum does not seek to focus on the general Jewish history, but rather on the Judengasse which is a section of Frankfurt that was a segregated part of the city for the Jewish population. The museum itself happens to be built right where Judengasse...More

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Jüdisches Museu... /, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Judengasse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hey there, thank you very much for your visit and your recommendation. Did you also visit the neighboring Jewish cemetery and the Börneplatz-Memorial? Together with the Museum Judengasse these three spots form a historic ensemble. Best regards Korbinian Böck online editor / social media manager

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Dear Ginger, I was there recently with my frind Phyllis from Toronto! Yes, the Judengasse Museum will be open when you come to the Book Fair and you can go anytime the museum hours permit, just as in any other... More
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