The Museum Judengasse remains closed until further notice. Instead, visit our online exhibition on the history of Frankfurt's Judengasse at Google Arts & Culture.

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Reopening of the Museum Judengasse

Mar 25, 2021 – Mar 31, 2021

After months of lockdown, the Museum Judengasse reopens on March 25. Please visit our website for further information about infection protection measures.

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Das digitale Museum ist durchgehend geöffnet

17-Nov-2020 – 31-Dec-2020

Unsere Ausstellungen sind derzeit geschlossen. Das digitale Museum bleibt aber durchgehend geöffnet. Werfen Sie einen Blick in unsere Onlineausstellungen, die digitale Sammlung, unsere Social Media Kanäle und weiteren digitalen Angebote.

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#ClosedButOpen Die Ausstellungen im Jüdischen Museum und im Museum Judengasse bleiben im November geschlossen. Das digitale Museum und der Lichtbau des Jüdischen Museums mit der Bibliothek, der Literaturhandlung und dem koscheren FLOWDELI bleiben hingegen geöffnet.

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Neueröffnung des Jüdischen Museums Frankfurt

21-Oct-2020 – 28-Oct-2020

Am 21. Oktober eröffnen wir das neue Jüdischen Museum Frankfurt - mit einem spektakulären Erweiterungsbau und einer neuen Dauerausstellung über die Jüdische Geschichte Frankfurts seit 1800.
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Am 19. und 20. September 2020 ist das Museum Judengasse wegen des des jüdischen Neujahrsfestes Rosch haSchana geschlossen. Wir wünschen ein gutes und süßes neues Jahr 5711. Schana towa!


11 months ago
Excellent museum, and only €6 to get in, the history is very interesting, both how they found the ruins and how this lived in the Jewish quarter in the past. They do a really good job of bringing the history alive. all of the signs are in English with the exception of the intro video as they have removed the translation headphones due to Covid. I’d really recommend asking to visit the Jesus cemetery next door, when your finished at the museum ask for the key, you have to leave a form of ID as a deposit.
- Zoe R
a year ago
Beautifully curated historical site with interesting media installations. The graveyard next door is also worth a visit.
- Julia R
a month ago
Good place to go to learn about Jewish history prior to world wars. Most information was provided in English as well as German.
- Jenny C

About the Museum

In 1987 the city of Frankfurt began constructing a building for the public utilities company. The workers discovered the foundations of houses from the city’s former Jewish quarter, the Judengasse. After considerable protest parts of the archeological excavations were reconstructed and made accessible to the public in a museum. The museum has now been redesigned. Its entrance was moved to Battonnstrasse so that the museum, the old Jewish cemetery, and the memorial to the deported Jews of Frankfurt are now visible as a historical ensemble.

The exhibition opens up new perspectives. Rather than portraying the Judengasse residents as members of a group isolated behind ghetto walls, it examines their diverse relations with Frankfurt’s Christian residents, the city council and the emperor. The valuable artifacts, the literature and the music presented by the museum reveal a common cultural space characterized by intense exchanges.

The Museum Judengasse has a barrier-free access and provides to visually impaired an own audio guide to the exhibition. A series of playful interactive stations and a special catalog invite children to undertake their own explorations of the exhibition. There are guided tours for families and you can have birthday parties and other celebrations for children and young people at the museum. School classes can also book workshops at our Pedagogical Center.

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Battonnstraße 47
60311 Frankfurt am Main

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Tue:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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