The museum is the only one of its kind in Denmark and participates in international cooperation through, i.a. the Association of European Jewish Museums (AEJM). Furthermore, the museum cooperates with other Danish museums and is a member of The Organisation of Danish Museums [Organisationen Danske Museer (ODM)]. The museum director Janne Laursen is a member of Danish Delegation to International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (www.holocaustremembrance.com).
The museum has roughly 30 staff members, both project staff, permanent staff, volunteers and student employees. The city of Copenhagen provides an annual grant for running expenses and the museum receives a state grant according to § 15 of the museum law. In addition, a series of foundations support the museum and its projects.
The Danish Jewish Museum
Tel + 45 33 11 22 18
We are happy to announce that the museum is getting a new point of entry, designed by the world-famous architect Daniel Libeskind. However, this means
Now you can catch a glimpse behind the scenes at the museum, and see what else is going on. Follow us @thedanishjewishmuseum
- 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...
The museums is currently closed due to renovations.
We expect to reopen at the end of August or the beginning of September.