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Circle 3 - afterlife

Denmark - The light in the Dark

Today Denmark is world famous for the rescue of the Danish Jews. This fame comes from abroad, where the rescue story has assumed its own life as a popular tale. However, it contains no nuances. Nor does it include the 472 Danish Jews who were deported to Theresienstadt. Only the basic fact that 99% of the Danish Jews survived the Holocaust.

Consciousness of the Holocaust increased especially after the Adolf Eichmann case in 1961. The extent of the Nazis' systematic genocide was exposed, while the world watched in horror. The rescue of the Danish Jews became the light in the darkness.

Space and spaciousness

- an exhibition about Jews in Denmark

The exhibition is a broad story of Jewish life in Denmark and focuses on co-exixstence and indentity through 400 years. Read more...

Openings hours

Summer (June-August):
Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
Monday closed

Winter (September - May):
Tuesday-Friday: 1 pm - 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 noon - 5 pm
Monday closed