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Franconia and the German Danube Sights

Jüdisches Museum Franken

  • Königstr. 89 Map It
  • Museum/Gallery

Updated 11/13/2013

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The everyday life of the Jewish community in Franconia and Fürth is examined in this Jewish museum: books, seder plates, old statutes, and children's toys are among the exhibits. Among the most famous members of the Fürth community was Henry Kissinger, born here in 1923. Changing exhibitions relate to contemporary Jewish life in Germany, and in the basement is the mikwe, the ritual bath, which was used by the family who lived here centuries ago. In the museum

you will also find a good Jewish bookshop as well as a nice small café. A subsidiary to the museum, which houses special exhibitions, is in the former synagogue in nearby Schnaittach. To get to the museum from Nürnberg, you can take the U1 U-bahn to the Rathaus stop.

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Sight Information

Address:

Königstr. 89, 10 km (6 mi) west of Nürnberg, Fürth, 90762, Germany

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Phone:

0911-770–577

Sight Details:

  • €3
  • Wed.–Sun. 10–5, Tues. 10–8

Updated 11/13/2013

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