Museum Judengasse

Jewish Life in Early Modern Times

Museum Judengasse Exhibition

The Judengasse in Frankfurt used to be one of the most important centers of Jewish life in Europe. The permanent exhibition presents that history with a special focus on everyday Jewish life in the early modern era. The archaeological remains of five houses from Frankfurt’s Judengasse make up the very core of the museum.

Opening Hours and Entrance Fees
Museum Judengasse

Opened today: 10:00 – 17:00

  • Tue-Sun
    10 AM - 5 PM


  • Museum Judengasse regular/reduced
    6€ / 3€
  • members of the friends and patrons of our museum
  • kids under 18
  • refugees
  • Apprentices from Frankfurt
  • Students of the Goethe University / FH / HfMDK
  • free admission every last Saturday of the month („Satourday“)
  • Holders of Museumsufer-Card or Museumsufer-Ticket
  • Members of ICOM or Museumsbund
  • with Frankfurt-Pass/Kulturpass


Access to the museum is barrier-free. Please note that parts of the excavations can only be reached via stairs.

Museum Judengasse
Battonnstraße 47
60311 Frankfurt am Main
Tel: + 49 (0) 69-212-70790

Plane route

Public transportation

Public transit stations:
U 4, U 5 (RMV station Konstablerwache)
Tram 11, 12 (RMV station Battonnstrasse)

Accessibility and Interactive Media

Barrier-free access and on-site offers: The Museum Judengasse features barrier-free access and offers visually impaired visitors their own audio tour through the exhibition. In addition to an introductory film, the museum offers several audio stations throughout the exhibition tour. Hands-on stations and the exhibition catalog invite children to become detectives on an investigative walk through the ruins.

About the Museum

Just when the city of Frankfurt wanted to construct a new public utility company building in 1987, it discovered the foundation of several houses of the former Judengasse (Jews Lane)–Europe’s oldest Jewish ghetto. Public debate followed, resulting in part of the archaeological finds being made into a museum. This museum was redesigned in 2016 and awarded the museum prize of the Savings Banks Association Hesse-Thuringia’s cultural foundation.

Guided Tours in the Museum Judengasse

Would you like to book an individual group tour of the Museum Judengasse? Find an overview of our offerings, themed tours, and terms here.

Blick ins Museum Judengasse mit den Fundamenten des früheren jüdischen Ghettos und Beschern