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The habour in Rødvig, 2010. Photo: Ole Akhøj (The Danish Jewish Museum).
The habour in Rødvig, 2010. Photo: Ole Akhøj (The Danish Jewish Museum).
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Polish Jewish refugee aboard the ship St. Lawrence in Copenhagen habour.  The first 300 Polish Jewish refugees which fled from Poland from 1969 were accomodated at the ship. The photograph is taken around 1970 (The Danish Jewish Museum).
Polish Jewish refugee aboard the ship St. Lawrence in Copenhagen habour. The first 300 Polish Jewish refugees which fled from Poland from 1969 were accomodated at the ship. The photograph is taken around 1970 (The Danish Jewish Museum).
The caricature shows Hitler feeding Edvard Benes, the president of Czechoslovakia, with Nazism. The caricature is drawn by the Danish Jew Leon Ruben, whom five years after he made the drawing died in KZ Theresienstadt (The Danish Jewish Museum).
The caricature shows Hitler feeding Edvard Benes, the president of Czechoslovakia, with Nazism. The caricature is drawn by the Danish Jew Leon Ruben, whom five years after he made the drawing died in KZ Theresienstadt (The Danish Jewish Museum).

Research

The Danish Jewish Museum emphasizes close coordination between its collecting and research functions and its interaction with the public. Therefore the museum’s research projects include active collecting of objects and source materials to illuminate central issues within the museum’s sphere of responsibility. 


The Wartime Experiences of the Danish Jews 1943-45

In 2007 the Danish Jewish Museum launched a research and documentation project on the wartime experiences of the Danish Jews 1943-45. Read more about the project 

Research in the Collection 

In addition to the museum’s own research projects and publications, the museum serves as an information center which receives a constant stream of visits from scholars and students from both Denmark and abroad, who do research in the collections or consult the resources and library of the museum. 
Read more about access to the collection.

WW2 Materials at the Danish Jewish Museum

Through the research and documentation project on the wartime experiences of the Danish Jews, the museum has created a unique collection of materials that illuminate the lives and circumstances of the Danish Jews before, during and after the Second World War. 
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Research Seminars

Moreover, the museum arranges research seminars within its field. Speakers are the professional personnel of the museum and scholars from Denmark and abroad.

Visits 

Groups from institutions of higher learning and universities are admitted to the museum without charge during ordinary opening hours if accompanied by an instructor. In addition, the museum offers special tours outside of opening hours. Read more

 

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

Special opening hours
31. oktober 2013 - 31. maj 2014

Tuesday to Friday: 12 noon - 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
Monday closed