Museums, Memorials & Cultural Institutions

 

 

INTERNATIONAL & GENERAL

 

Austrian National Library

Many resources, and much digitized material from its collections.

Jewish Museums/Exhibitions in Austria

The Vienna Jewish community web site has a page linking to Jewish exhibitions in Austria, mainly at the country’s Jewish museums.

Jewish News from Austria

Web Site of the Austrian Press and Information Service in Washington DC, with a variety of resources, links and news.

 

INDIVIDUAL INSTITUTIONS

 

VIENNA

Jewish Museum of  the City of Vienna (Jüdisches Museum der Stadt Wien) 

Dorotheergasse 11
A-1010 Wien
Tel: +43 (0) 5350431/110
Fax: +43 (0) 1 5350431/9110
Email: info@jmw.at

 

Museum Branch at Judenplatz

Judenplatz
A-1010 Wien

 

Sigmund Freud Museum

Berggasse 19
1090 Vienna
Tel:  +43 (0) 1 319 1596
Fax:  +43 (0) 1 317 0279
Email: office@freud-museum.at

 

Centropa: Jewish Witness to a European Century

Pfeilgasse 8/15
1080 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43 (0) 1 4090 971
Fax: +43 (0) 1 4090 971 4
office@centropa.org

 

An interactive database of Jewish memory, with photographs, interviews, films, etc.

 

Jewish Welcome Service

Judenplatz 8
1010 Vienna
Tel: +43 (0) 1 535 04 31-500
Email: office@jewish-welcome.at

 

Jewish visitor and information service, sponsored by the City of Vienna. The web site has links to projects and publications.

 

Mandelbaum Verlag

Wipplingerstraße 23
A-1010 Wien
Tel: +43 (0) 1 53 53 477-0
Fax: +43 (0) 1 53 53 477-12
Email: office@mandelbaum.at

 

Publisher specializing in Jewish theme or Jewish interest books

 

Austrian National Fund/General Settlement Fund

National fund dealing with Holocaust restitution, compesation and care of Jewish cemeteries

 

Simon Wiesenthal Archive

Salztorgasse 6/IV/5
A-1010 Vienna
Tel: +43 (0) 1 533 9805
Fax: +43 (0) 1 535 0397
Email: office@wiesenthalarchiv.at

 

Documentation and research center on Nazi criminals.

 

EISENSTADT

 

Austrian Jewish Museum (Osterreichesches Judisches Museum)

Unterbergstraße 6
A-7000 Eisenstadt
Tel: +43 (0 )2682 65145
Fax: +43 (0) 2682 65145-4
Email:info@ojm.at

 

HOHENEMS

 

Hohenems Jewish Museum (Jüdisches Museum Hohenems)

Villa Heimann-Rosentha
Schweizer Straße 5
A-6845 Hohenems
Tel: +43 (0) 5576 73989/0
fax: +43 (0) 5576-77793
Email: office@jm-hohenems.at

 

MAUTHAUSEN MEMORIAL Concentration Camp Complex

 

A – 4310 Mauthausen
Tel: +43 7238 2269 0
Fax: + 43 7238 2269 40
Email: inquiries@mauthausen-memorial.org

 

ST. PöLTEN

Institute for Jewish History in Austria, St. Pölten

Dr. Karl Renner-Promenade 22
3100 St. Pölten
Tel: +43 (0) 2742 77171/0
Fax: +43 (0) 2742) 77171/15
Email:office@injoest.ac.at

 

The Institute is located in a grand domed synagogue built in 1913 and designed by Theodor Schreier and Viktor Postelberg. Heavily damaged on Kristallnacht, it was renovated in the 1980s. The Institute opened in 1988 in the cantor’s house next door. There is now an exhibition on Jewish life in St. Pölten.