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Difficult to find, but well worth the trip

I had trouble finding it, as it's in an alley off the main road. However once we got there it was amazing to see what one man did to try to protect the most vulnerable Jewish... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had trouble finding it, as it's in an alley off the main road. However once we got there it was amazing to see what one man did to try to protect the most vulnerable Jewish people during the Shoah. He employed blind and deaf Jews and was able to convince the Third Reich officials that these brooms were integral... More 

1 Thank CMH-FC
London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

The original hiding space that is located at the end of museum was so well hidden that I didn't even notice it today. Interesting to see it still in situ. The museum itself is hard to find, it is with the Anne Frank Museum.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 597 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I had heard about Otto Weidt and what he did to save blind and deaf Jews from the gas chambers. No way would I miss the opportunity to visit the place where he saved so many people from death. We were welcomed into the museum that used to be his industry. The person in charge was well knowledgeable and shared... More 

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Small museum about the Otto Weidt workshop where mainly Jewish deaf & blind made brushes & brooms. Well worth the visit which only takes an hour. Not easy to find as it is situated in an alley between Starbucks & Michael Kors

2 Thank Colinnewbarnet
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This museum tells the story of Berlin's "Schindler" Amazing story of courage, compassion and love for mankind. A fascinating part of the dark history of Berlin.

Thank zove2016
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Best museum in Berlin: an authentic place and an unusual narrative. Perfect! Difficult to find, but worth looking for it.

1 Thank Ana S
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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

This museum is truly a gem. It describes this hero that helped a lot of blind and deaf jews from being killed by the nazis. It is difficult to find because it is inside an ally. Look for Michael Kors it is a few doors down. Well worth it, it's free and you can purchase the book for 15 euro.... More 

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Los Angeles
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

This is a really moving museum tribute the Schindler like hero who saved the lives of countless Jews during World War II. You almost have to have someone tell you about it or you won’t find it. It’s free and not terribly well advertised. It’s tucked into a cool, street art filled alley. You won’t spend a long time in... More 

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

This museum was truly moving. What made it extra special was having a private guide who was able to tell us the entire story behind the factory where he hid blind Jewish Germans who were at risk of being exterminated.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

This museum is very small- you won't spend a long time here- but it's worth the visit. I'd never heard of Otto Weidt so to me it was great to hear about this unknown hero. The museum tells the stories of those he helped - some with happy endings and others not so fortunate. It's hidden down a lane near... More 

Thank Kathryn M

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