Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, Vienna

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#23 of 115 in Museums in Vienna
Learn more about the vibrant Jewish community that once inhabited this area at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, a branch of the Jewish Museum Vienna. Built near the site of a synagogue that was destroyed in 1420, the museum details the rich history of the Jewish population before their forced expulsion. Go on an animated virtual tour of Jewish life during the 14th century, documenting everything from daily routines to the different festivals and rituals of the time. View manuscripts, coins, and remains of the tabernacle, and the ruins of the synagogue. Outside take time to view the Holocaust memorial. Plan your visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Vienna vacation builder app .
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  • Holocaust Memorial is the central memorial for more than 65,000 Austrian Jews, murdered between the years 1938-1945, by natzionalsocialist criminals. It’s a massive concrete construction, whose walls ...  more »
  • The memorial is powerful in a very passive way. Reading the plaques around it brings home the enormity of the crimes. Unfortunately when we arrived there was a large American tour group who were climb...  more »
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  • It's supposed to represent a library with books placed spine backwards, the significance of which was lost on me. If I didn't know I would have thought it was something to do with the underground railway. It's astonishing that the opportunity to mark such a tragedy has been wasted.
  • A nice little square tucked away from a lot of things. The memorial was nice to visit and to remember the horrors of WW2 suffered at the hands of the Jewish people.
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