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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many Jewish museums, this one is extremely educational and emotional. It creates strong feelings of sadness... I recommend visiting it if in Vienna.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tedboimov
JMWWien, Public Relations Assistant at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear tedboimov, thank you very much for your recommendation. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in our museum! Greetings from Vienna

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Having visited a fair number of Jewish museums throughout the world, I am happy to say that the Jewish Museum Vienna is one of the better ones I’ve had occasion to see. The museum is well laid out with a brutally honest permanent exhibition which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JMWWien, Public Relations Assistant at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Maccaphile, thank you for your detailed review and your constructive criticism on our presentation of Theodor Herzl. We will consider your suggestion as soon as remodelling of our permanent exhibiton starts. We are glad to hear that you nevertheless enjoyed your visit to our...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

The museum shows jewish history, customs and culture through the ages in Vienna and Austria in general. If you don’t know anything about jews and their culture this is the place to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 77Shelli
JMWWien, Public Relations Assistant at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 77Shelli, thank you for your nice feedback. We are looking forward to welcoming you again! Greetings from Vienna

Reviewed 2 December 2018

With so much to tell I expected a lot more. Vienna's Jewish history is very rich, especially in the "fin de siecle" period, which had the most amazing world effecting characters frequenting the coffee shops - Freud, Herzl and Zweig among them. Also, kicked out...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JMWWien, Public Relations Assistant at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Life-is-an-Adventure, thank you very much for your detailed feedback. We are sorry to hear that your visit was disappointing. Your suggestions will be considered. Greetings from Vienna

Reviewed 18 November 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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JMWWien, Public Relations Assistant at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Greetings from Vienna

Reviewed 8 November 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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JMWWien, Public Relations Assistant at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you liked your visit to our museum. Greetings from Vienna

Reviewed 16 October 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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JMWWien, Public Relations Assistant at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We will gladly pass on yout praise of our Café. Greetings from Vienna

Reviewed 13 October 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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JMWWien, Public Relations Assistant at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your extensive review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit. Greetings from Vienna

Reviewed 28 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cfsw
JMWWien, Public Relations Assistant at Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear cfsw, thank you so much for your review. We are happy to hear that you liked our exhibition. Greetings from Vienna

Reviewed 23 September 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.

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

Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback.

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sheppardjim
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Response from Judy F | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if the tour is in English because we toured by ourselves, but, the guides spoke English.
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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.
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Dana K
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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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