You don't know the Jewish Museum Vienna and want to find out about it, or if you don’t have a lot of time but are interested in Jewish culture and history, or if you are familiar with the museum and would like to see what we offer to visitors in a hurry, come along and try it out. This Tour takes place in German.
Visit the Jewish Museum Vienna library as part of the IKG Open Day. Browse through the Museum’s diverse publications, buy souvenirs, and find out about our program. Further information can be found on the Vienna Jewish Community website. For security reasons, all visitors must show photo ID.More
The European Day of Jewish Culture this year has “bridges” as its theme, linking visitors and museums. The main tasks of a museum are to collect, preserve, exhibit, investigate, and communicate. The objects in museums are the repositories of the history of a city, a country, a region, or an era. By building bridges with the objects, visitors can discover other times and regions and meet historical and contemporary figures without moving from the spot.More
What would Vienna be without the New Year’s Concert? All the more so as for the last three years it has been possible to celebrate this Viennese tradition in the fall as well. The Jewish New Year’s Concert on Rosh Hashanah has become an established event. Rosh Hashanah is celebrated this year in mid-September, as always with dishes dipped in honey, symbolizing a “sweet” start to the year. The Jewish Museum Vienna looks forward to welcoming you to an atmospheric evening complete with musical accompaniment by the Vienna Jewish Choir conducted by Roman Grinberg and Tini Kainrath.More
Sukkot, the week-long Jewish Feast of Tabernacles, starts this year on September 27. It recalls the forty years the Jews wandered in the desert after escaping from slavery in Egypt. Some famous Jewish historical characters will tell you how they celebrated Sukkot and afterwards you can build your own miniature sukkah (booth), for example for Sigmund Freud …More
“And the flame of hatred was kindled …” In March 1421, two hundred Jews were burnt at the stake on the Gänseweide in Erdberg. This multifaceted tour reveals how Viennese Jewish history is reflected in a Gothic relief, a Latin text and a non-existent translation and how Jewish past, present and future can be felt at once in the spirituality of Judenplatz as a place of remembrance. Starting from the exhibitions at Museum Judenplatz, we will bring history and stories to life on a journey through space and time.More