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DenkStätte Weisse Rose (Memorial to the White Rose Resistance Group)

  • Geschwister-Scholl-Pl. 1 Map It
  • Maxvorstadt

Published 04/23/2016

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Siblings Hans and Sophie Scholl, fellow students Alexander Schmorell and Christian Probst, and Kurt Huber, professor of philosophy, were the key members of the Munich-based resistance movement against the Nazis in 1942–43 known as the Weisse Rose (White Rose). All were executed by guillotine. A small exhibition about their work is in the inner quad of the university, where the Scholls were caught distributing leaflets and denounced by the janitor. A memorial to White Rose is just outside the university.

Sight Information

Address:

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Geschwister-Scholl-Pl. 1, Munich, Bavaria, 80539, Germany

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Phone:

089-2180–3053

Sight Details:

  • Permanent exhibition free. Prebooked guided tour €60
  • Weekdays 10–4, Sat. noon–3

Published 04/23/2016

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