Jüdisches Museum - Jewish Museum Frankfurt
The Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt am Main presents the historical development and religious life of Jewish communities in Frankfurt between the 12th and the 20th century.
The complex interrelationships between Jews in Germany and the society they are part of is traced in the listed Rothschild Palais in an exhibition comprising fout subject areas that focus on examples from local history. Regular temporary exhibitions explore selected aspects of an complement the permanent exhibition as to readings and lectures.
An audio tour provides detailed information on the most beautiful and most interesting exhibits, placing them in their historical and religious context. These include a Chanukka Candelabrum from the Franziska Speyer bequest whose sculpted animal ornaments in the shape of stag, eagle, squirrel and pelican connote with families who lived in the eponymous buildings on Judengasse (the Jewish ghetto) around 1680.
In addition, visitors can book guided tours in German, English, French, Italian and Russian on various historical and cultural topics.
The Jewish Museum is closed until 2018 for construction works.
P: +49 (0) 69 212 35000
|Admission:||€7 (€3.50 reduced)
...or use the Museum Embankment Ticket for access to 34 museums within two days (€18)
|Public Transport:||U1-U5, U8