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Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien)

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The Jewish Museum Vienna is a place of encounter, confrontation, and understanding, which seeks to raise awareness of Jewish history, religion, and culture.
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Dorotheergasse 11, Vienna 1010, Austria
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+43 1 5350431
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I had a hard time getting a handle on Vienna, finding it a proper, distant place filled with uptight, cold people. Throughout the town, at the doorways of apartments and building, you will see small copper plaques with names and dates In the 1940s. These...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 27, 2014

We have visited Jewish museums and World War II museums all over Europe. In fact, one of my favorite countries to visit is Germany. We enjoy the food, people, culture, etc. I think the Germans have done a remarkable job building WW II and Jewish...More

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JMWien, Social Media Manager at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2014

Dear visitor, Thank you very much for your feedback and for visiting the Jewish Museum Vienna. Feedback is very important for our team. What we did not understand in your feedback was the description of a “glass case filled with artifacts of Hitler etc.”. Since...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very interesting place in the core of Vienna, looking at the very long history of Jews in the city. Sobering and uplifting at the same time

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are 2 Jewish museums in the centre quite close to each other so easy to visit both in an afternoon. They are not big museums so you can see everything in an hour or two. Much of the material refers to the social side...More

2  Thank KWH53
Reviewed October 16, 2018

The museum gives a backdrop of Jewish life in Vienna up to the Anschluss and Holocaust and is located on several floors. It is easy to get round and follow the way it has been curated which adds I think to the interest of the...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

The ticket is a combined experience: 1. The story of Jewish life in Vienna and 2. about 10 minutes away the Judeaplatz museum has the medieval synagogue beneath the Holocaust memorial. At first we couldn’t understand why the museum was split into two sites. But...More

2  Thank creativecrew
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

It was an interesting museum, and I’m glad we went. We almost missed the upstairs until we inquired. I especially enjoyed the first floor with multi-media presentations. It was even more than we could take in at the end of our day so I wished...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Every time I visit, I am transported to an interesting theme. This time, for example, on salons and marriages of convenience. The story of the jews is also well described. Both museums are worthwhile.

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JMWWien, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback.

Reviewed September 11, 2018

In many ways I preferred the smaller exhibit in the Judenplatz adjacent to the Shoa Memorial. The stories of Jewish women who had been married to unselfish men still resonates with me. (Marriages of Convenience in Exile). Some maintained no contact with their new husband,...More

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JMWWien, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Two Jewish museums in Vienna - about 10 minutes walk apart inside Ringstrasse - are both worth your time to visit. Austria has never treated its Jewish population well. Learn more here.

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

We visited both museums for the combined price of €12 each. The man on the desk at the smaller museum was particularly helpful. It is worth visiting both museums as they have different things to offer. We were particularly impressed with the artefacts on the...More

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JMWWien, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We bought a combined ticket for both this Jewish Museum and also the Holocaust Memorial in Judenplatz (Euros 12 each and free for children). The museum is on 3 floors and is a portrait of Jewish life in Vienna through the ages. I found it...More

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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The
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Response from Heather G | Reviewed this property |
I personally cannot help you.try and contact the museum above by email.they might be able to help you or direct you in the right direction.good luck.
Dana K
July 25, 2016|
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Response from JMWWien | Property representative |
Unfortunately we only saw your request today. We are very sorry we missed it. All our tours can be booked here: tours@jmw.at
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