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Dokumentations - und Kulturzentrum Deutscher Sinti und Roma

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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I was given a headset in English and spent the whole afternoon listening to all the different... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
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Highly recommend this informative and important to exhibition. It is free but would happily pay for... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Jsscdm
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Permanent exhibition on the National Socialist genocide against the Sinti and Roma at the Documentation and Cultural Centre for German Sinti and Roma in Heidelberg: The documentation, which is displayed on three levels and covers a total area of...more
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

I was given a headset in English and spent the whole afternoon listening to all the different exhibits. An eye-opening, devastating and truly interesting place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this informative and important to exhibition. It is free but would happily pay for entry as it is not incredibly detailed and well organised.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

A really engaging exhibition about the holocaust of Sinti and Roma. It is told through displays of photographs and documents, there are also personal stories. The display information is in German, but there are excellent audio guides if you speak another language. I went through...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon this while walking around the city. The museum is located off the road. Free admission and the audio guide was free as well. The exhibition slides are all in German, you can still view the museum using the audio guide. The staff here...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank Smalltown92
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Not many people seem to know about this museum, dedicated to the memory of the 500,000 Sinti and Rona people genocidally murdered in WW2. That's a shame because it is beatifully laid out, calmly factual and understated but really powerful, and stands comparison with the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Ralf I
Reviewed 15 September 2014

This exhibition is meticulous and deeply moving. The curators have very successfully presented the Sinti people as individuals, families and communities, effectively overcoming the problem of the dominance of the persecutors' perspective ('hapless victims') which is inherent in the use of the Nazi documentation. We...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank JudithMM
Reviewed 28 September 2013

This is a small, private museum (no fee to see it) started by a family who had interest in the Nazi persecution of the Sinti Roma gypsies. It is a mini-story of the Holocaust, and very well done. Hidden on side street below the castle....More

Date of experience: November 2012
3  Thank NYNM
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