This museum has two parts - one about Europe's continued antisemitism, and the other about the incredible goodness of Denmark in saving its Jews during the time when European antisemitism became horrible (versus when it is not horrible?).
The museum interior was designed by Daniel Libeskind, the same architect of Ground Zero in New York City, including the memorial, the museum and the Freedom Tower. He also was the architect of the Berlin Jewish Museum. One could see similarities for all three: he uses something from the "story" linked to the reason for the building in the design of the building itself.
In the case of this museum, he arranged the area to match the Hebrew word "mitzvah", which refers to an act of human kindness - in this case, referring to how the Danish people saved Jews during the Holocaust. Since the rescue involved sending them on boats to Sweden, he made the floors uneven to mimic the sea voyage and the uneasiness Danish Jews had during this time.
If you are in Copenhagen, you should not miss this museum, which is very part of the NAtional Library and close to other museums and monuments.
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