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Jewish Museum Berlin

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The Jewish Museum Berlin is one of the most visited museums in Germany. It showcases the history and culture of the Jewish people in Germany from the Middle Ages to the present day. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions on various topics related to Judaism and Jewish life.

The Jewish Museum Berlin is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., except on Saturdays, when it opens at 2 p.m. The museum is closed on some Jewish and German holidays, so check the website before your visit. The admission fee is 8 euros for adults and 3 euros for students and children. You can also buy a combined ticket for 14 euros that includes the nearby Museum of Islamic Art.

To get to the Jewish Museum Berlin, you can take the U-Bahn (subway) to Hallesches Tor or Kochstraße stations, or the S-Bahn (city train) to Anhalter Bahnhof station. The museum is about a 10-minute walk from any of these stations. You can also take the bus number M29 or M41 and get off at Lindenstraße/Ecke Oranienstraße stop.

Some tips for visiting the Jewish Museum Berlin are:

  • Book your ticket online in advance to avoid long queues at the entrance.
  • Plan to spend at least two hours to explore the museum thoroughly.
  • Join a guided tour or rent an audio guide to learn more about the exhibits and the architecture of the museum.
  • Respect the rules of the museum, such as no photography, no food or drinks, no backpacks or large bags, and no smoking.
  • Visit the Garden of Exile, a memorial installation that consists of 49 concrete columns filled with earth and tilted at an angle.
  • Visit the Holocaust Tower, a dark and silent space that symbolizes the isolation and persecution of the Jews during the Nazi era.
  • Visit the Libeskind Building, a striking structure that features sharp angles, empty spaces, and symbolic windows.
  • Visit the permanent exhibition «Two Millennia of German Jewish History», which covers topics such as migration, integration, emancipation, persecution, and renewal.

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