Between May 28 and June 10, 1945, 1,200 people a day arrived in Denmark from Sweden. A few traveled home without assistance from the officially organized return transportation.
At the liberation there were 18,500 Danish refugees in Sweden. The planning for transportation home to Denmark succeeded beyond all expectations.
At the entrance to the Free Harbour in Copenhagen the refugees were welcomed with waving Danish flags. May 31, 1945 (The Danish Jewish Museum).
From October 1st 2015 to December 31st 2016 HOME is only available for pre-booked guided tours. Book now: info@. jewmus.dk
You can acces the HOME exhibition directly from the Library Garden. It is wheelchair accessible and inside is a cloakroom.
- 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...
September - May:
Tuesday-Friday: 1 pm - 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 noon - 5 pm