After the expulsion from the imperial city of Augsburg in 1438/40, Jews were not allowed to settle in the city for almost 400 years. Jewish life in the region developed in the countryside during this period. In Kriegshaber – at that time a village under Habsburg rule – an important rural Jewish community emerged.

The guided tour sheds light on the development of Jewish life in the rural areas from the early modern period until its destruction during the Nazi era. At the same time, it provides an insight into the history of the Former Kriegshaber Synagogue and explains the interior furnishings that still exist.


You can book your guided tour by calling 0049821-51 36 11or by using our contact form. Please register your guided tour in time, at least two weeks prior to the desired date.

In addition to your date, please indicate the group size and, if applicable, the reason for the tour, the subject and the age of the students or group members. Please do not forget your e-mail address (for sending the registration confirmation) and a phone number for calling back.

At a glance



60 minutes

Minimum 10

Rates include admission
Adults 8.00 €
Reduced (without school students) 5.00 €
School students 3.50 €

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