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Jewish Museum of Franconia

Short facts

  • Fürth

In the 17th century, Fürth becam the town with the largest Jewish community in Southern Germany.

The museum features Jewish history and culture in Fürth and Franconia along with its present and future. From the Middle Ages up to the 19th century Jewish communities existed in well over 300 locations in Franconia.

The museum itself ist found in a fromer Jewish 17th century residence directly in the city center. Magnificent stucco ceilings, a sukkah and a ritual bath are unique evidence of this periode.

Questions like "Is ham kosher?", "Can women become rabbis" and "What is actually a ritual bath?" are answered in the museum in a fascinating way.

Throughout the year, there are special exhibitions well worth seeing and events.

During the holidays, the Jewish Museum will be open at the following times:
26. December to 30. December 2022

Königstraße 89

90762 Fürth


Phone: +49 911 / 95 09 880


Website: www.juedisches-museum.org

General information

Open: Easter- and Whit Monday
Closed: Jom Kippur, 24./25./31. december and 1st january
  • Suitable for any weather
  • for Groups
  • for Class
  • for families
  • for individual guests
  • Suitable for the Elderly
  • Suitable for Pushchair
Foreign Language
  • German
Other Furnishing/Equipment
  • Toilet
  • Baby Change
  • Handicapped accessible WC
  • Barrier-free access
Price info

Adults: 6 Euro

Reduced: 3 Euro

Families: 15 Euro


Children 13 and under: free


All means of public transport until "Rathaus Fürth "


Parking: Parkhaus Contipark Tiefgarage, Königstraße 112-114

More info

Tour booking under fuehrungen@juedisches-museum.org.

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