Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind.

The Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind tells the story of the workshop. The owner of the small factory, Otto Weidt, employed mainly blind and deaf Jews here during World War II. They produced brooms and brushes.

Various life stories tell of Otto Weidt’s efforts to protect his Jewish workers from persecution and deportation. When the threat grew ever greater he found places for some of them to hide. One of these was on the premises of what is now the museum.

We look forward to seeing you at our exhibition or one of our events.

PLEASE NOTE


The Museum Otto Weidt’s Workshop for the Blind is now open again for individual visitors from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A maximum of 5 people may be inside the museum at the same time.

Please call us on (030) 25 76 26 29 if you wish to visit the museum. We will collect you at a pre-arranged time from the museum’s entrance door in the courtyard at 39 Rosenthaler Strasse.

Please cover your mouth and nose and observe the general distancing and hygiene rules.

You'll find all the information for your visit to the exhibition here ...

We thank you for your understanding and look forward to your visit.

 

 

Workers in the Workshop for the Blind. Source: MBOW
Workers in the Workshop for the Blind
Tour of the museum. Source: MBOW / Thomas Bruns
Tour of the museum