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From Sweden

Scout school
Scout school
Mementos from scout camp in Gränna, Sweden, 1944. The names of the participants are in the bowl of the spoon (The Danish Jewish Museum).
Talented dancers
Talented dancers
Henrik Toron and his Swedish dancing partner Ann-Marie, on the right, have just received first prize in a dance competition in Norrköping, Sweden, 1944 (The Danish Jewish Museum).
Swedish Tobacco customs
Swedish Tobacco customs
A metal tin for snuff of the brand Fiedler & Lundgren, Gothenburg (Photo: Ole Akhøj / The Danish Jewish Museum).
Embroidery
Embroidery
Asta Lachmann embroidered this Christmas table cloth in Sweden during the exile. The family lived in 13 different places while their father worked in Stockholm and Gothenburg. In the family it was said that embroidery kept their mother from going crazy (The Danish Jewish Museum).
Swedish holidays
Swedish holidays
The Swedish tradition of Midsummer drawn by Hanne and Søren Smith (The Danish Jewish Museum).
A present
A present
A gift from the Swedish neighbour across the street to Irene Cohn. The cap became a symbol of the friendliness and kindness that she and her parents experienced in Sweden during their exile (Photo: Ole Akhøj / The Danish Jewish Museum).

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