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There are two Jewish museum one is closed until 2019 this is history and the ruins of the ghetto... read more

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The museum exhibits are informative and provides a glimpse of Jewish life in Frankfurt. They have... read more

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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 return.

The Jewish museum beautifully celebrates a culture of which I previously had little knowledge- the richness of the religion and the nobility of orthodoxy are so well displayed in this charming riverside villa. The building itself is a delight- with a great period interior that is sensitively restored. The diversity of the display is breathtaking and some of the artefacts shown just awesome. Also there is a tender and sensitive simplicity in the way some of the worlds saddest history is curated. On the occasion I visited there was an elegant and humble display of the toy bricks that Anne Frank played with as a young girl. The Frank family bequest is something that will add so much depth and weight to this museum though it is not fully realised yet.

Whatevr your beliefs or faith this museum is an important visit if your in the city. Its very centrally located just a ten minute walk from Alte Oper our Römer and has great facilities. Its set at the southern end of a park and sits on the river bank, you may like to spend a few moments of reflection following your trip. I was deeply moved by my first visit and plan to return as exhibitions change.

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Reviewed 28 October 2015

If you are interested in history, you should visit this Museum. It Shows the importance of the Jewish community for the development of Frankfurt in all its dimensions. Unfortunately the Museum will be closed in the next months. Try to arrange a visit to the Museum Judengasse or to the Museum at the site of the old synagogue in the Ostend instead.

Thank Holger L
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Check the calendar as sometimes there are great events, such as the Sunday Morning Jazz. I highly recommend getting into these events.

The museum is lovely and as my title says, is a great insight to the local Jewish Community.

It is also perfectly located to stroll along the riverside.

Thank Nate H
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Reviewed 7 August 2015

Impressive Museum with steadily and temporarly exhibitions. Good to know how important Jewish people were for Frankfruts prosperity in the middleage and that this was the foundation for prosperity for Frankfurt and Germany for many centuries. Good exhibition design, ancient house with a lot of background information. Greta place to be.Very recommendabla and a must-have when in Frankfurt. Nice walk to the river bank right across the street, easy to get there and having nice restaurants all around. Look yourself.

Thank passion4exc
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Reviewed 25 June 2015

Although there are not many museum exhibits, I learned a lot about the Jewish history in the region. Lots of reading, may be boring for people used to all those colorful modern multimedia museums (but not for me!).

Thank Krzysztof G
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