Museum Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt (Berlin, Germany) Reviews
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by - written on 06/02/12, updated on 06/02/12 (Very useful, 79 readings)
The 'Museum Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt' tells the story of the man who saved many Jews from certain death by employing them in his brush and broom factory in the Hackescher Markt district of Berlin during World War 2. The museum is kept by the German Resistance Memorial Centre Foundation and there is no charge for admission though I would urge visitors to make a donation. The museum is actually housed in the building in which Weidt kept his factory and also hid a Jewish family. A visit need not take a great deal of time but is highly recommended. Otto Weidt was born in 1882. He considered himself a pacifist and due to a visual impairment he was not called up ... Read the complete review
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