Skip-the-line Jewish Museums & Jewish Quarter Tour in Vienna

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Recreate Jewish Vienna with a visit to the Jewish Museum and Museum Judenplatz. Follow the Austro-Jewish history from the Middle Ages through WWII to present day. See the Stadttempel Synagogue

Highlights

  • Discover the history of Viennese Jews with a Jewish History Expert-Guide
  • Visit the Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna and Museum Judenplatz
  • Save time with skip-the-line tickets to 2 museums
  • See the Stadt Tempel Synagogue and other Jewish heritage sites
  • Explore the former Jewish Quarter and learn about WWII and Jewish history

Description

Jewish citizens have greatly contributed to medieval and modern Vienna in terms of architecture, culture and intellect. Visit 2 Jewish museums on 1 tour: Museum Dorotheergasse and Museum Judenplatz with a Private Guide to discover how the Jewish community has shaped Vienna’s golden age and what happened during the Nazi occupation of Austria. Experience Jewish Vienna! Book a 2-hour tour to visit 2 branches of the Jewish Museum in Vienna using skip-the-line tickets that give you more time to explore the exhibits as you can avoid waiting in long lines to the ticket office. First, your Private Guide will show you the permanent exhibitions at the Jewish Museum Dorotheergasse, covering topics such as the Jewish history of Vienna from the 13h century to today and the history of the Viennese Rothschild family. Next, you will head towards Judenplatz, passing by the historic city center and the Column of Pest (Column of The Trinity). Here, you will find a monumental Shoah Memorial and Museum Judenplatz, which tells the story of the first Jewish citizens in medieval Vienna, Kindertransports during WWII, and more. The tour commentary will add extra value to sightseeing, introducing you to various aspects of Jewish life in Vienna. Choose the 4-hour option to recreate Jewish Vienna by visiting the 2 branches of the Jewish Museum and exploring the Old Town and Leopoldstadt, the former Jewish Quarter known as the ‘Matzoth Island’. On this walking tour you will hear the story of the Jewish residents who were forced to wash the streets using acid solution under the mockery and laughter of other citizens and about Sigmund Freud and Vienna’s other Jewish citizens during the Nazi Regime. You will also discover some hidden Jewish sites, such as the Stadt Tempel, the only synagogue that survived Kristallnacht, and the Chabad of Vienna. The tour will end at Praterstrasse, which was the center of Jewish life before the war. The guide can give you recommendations on where to shop and eat kosher in Vienna today.

Includes

Private Tour of the Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna, Museum Judenplatz and Jewish Quarter Jewish History Expert Guide with Official Vienna License, speaking fluently in chosen language Skip-the-line tickets to the Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna and Museum Judenplatz (all options) Sightseeing in the former Jewish Quarter (in 4-hour option) Lots of information about WWII and Jewish history of Vienna

Important Information

  • Please check your email the day before the tour for important information. The number of attractions and meeting points depend on the selected option. Pre-booked tickets allow you to skip the line at the ticket office but not at the entrance and security checks. Admission is for the permanent collection of Museum Dorotheergasse and Museum Judenplatz, Please note some of the sights are located outside the city center and it is a walking tour, so you should wear comfortable shoes.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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