Berlin Jewish Museum

Take out some time from your busy itinerary of Berlin city and check out the Jewish Museum. Check out the two buildings that this museum comprises of and you will be thrilled with the information found here. Ask those who know and they will inform you that this museum depicts German Jewish history over a period of two millennia.

One of the two buildings was built in the eighteenth century and was formerly used as a courthouse. The second of the two buildings is a recent addition and the task of constructing the same was entrusted to the famous architect, Daniel Libeskind.

Berlin Jewish Museum building

Berlin Jewish Museum

Individuals who know more abut the history of Berlin will inform you that the second building was one of the first buildings to be commissioned after the German reunification. The main zigzag shaped museum covers an area of 15,000 square meters. If you are interested to access it, you have to do so through an underground pathway that originates from the baroque wing of the Berlin Museum.

A second tunnel connects the E.T.A. Hoffmann Garden with the museum. A third tunnel connects the museum with the Holocaust Tower. A memorial book in the museum lists the details of all Jews who were murdered in the holocaust.

Berlin Jewish Museum exhibition hall

Berlin Jewish Museum exhibition hall

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