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Museum Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt

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Reviewed 2 days ago

this is one of the hidden treasures of Berlin and German history. the descendants have discovered this secret many years after his passing and this is a great tribute to his deed.

Thank Vita A
Reviewed 6 days ago

You must hire Alex to take you on a bicycle tour. He will show you many many things that were not part of the traditional walking tour. A different side of Berlin. It was great.

Thank Companion53413
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Otto Weidt was unknown to me prior to my Berlin visit but I now realize how brave he was to help people. The museum is very small but you can see and understand the work he did to help blind citizens earn a living and...More

Thank murphey1030
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth seeking out; you’ll need to look closely for the sign at the entrance of the yard in which the building is located. The museum marks the role of the factory owner who hid workers who would have been persecuted. There is a very...More

Thank MilesMonroe
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although, it is trying to use different elements of display, lacking consistency and sophistication in telling its story...

Thank sarp b
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We stopped by here with our guide on a tour of Jewish and DDR Berlin. Very interesting story of a factory owner who helped so many during the Holocaust. The location is great, in a very cool graffiti laden alley in the East not too...More

Thank ejsnyc
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Very small museum but very good explained, full of documents, pictures, really heroic and historical site. Located in the hidden ''art alley'' which very little people know about it, just a few steps from the Hackersche Hof.

Thank spdds
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I'm so glad I found this museum while shopping nearby. It doesn't take particularly long to get through (though I could've spent more time than I did there), but it's so worthwhile and really emphasizes how much history runs through every area in Berlin. I...More

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It's a very small museum, if you have a little bit of spare time go see it! The story it tells is impressive, empowering and very important to remember! To be honest I had a bit of an "unfortunate situation" because I was in a...More

Thank Mariaelena B
Reviewed 31 May 2018

It was an unexpected museum, behind the Hackischer Hoefe. We were very impressed by what Otto Weidt had done for the Jewish blind.

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gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
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Joye H
17 March 2015|
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I'm afraid I will haveto disappoint you. There's no press in this small museum. But lots of other remarkable things that make a visit worthwhile.
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