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Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1 | Lichthof der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, 80539 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This exhibition is located inside the university and you should visit when in Munich. It is a reminder to us all about the sacrifices made by people in the past, to protect our right to free speech. Outside the entrance to the university there are...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

A small monument stands in front of the University to commemorate the murdered members of the White Rose movement who opposed Hitler and Nazism openly by publishing pamphlets against the regime and the war. You can find marble copies of the pamphlets embedded in the...More

1  Thank GameServer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a compact, but detailed exhibition and provides enough for at least a good hour of your time. As it is quite central and right above an underground stop, it is not a burden to make a part of your day and is well...More

1  Thank brianwmids
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I am a great admirer of the White Rose members and movement and for me, this was a must-see. I was so moved to be there. There is a small museum that is extremely well done, it really tells the story and puts things in...More

1  Thank psatm155
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

This was something I came to see in Munich. It is a moving exhibit and monument. The university itself is a beautiful building a must see. A great way to remember the bravery of a few students.

2  Thank AmericanSchnitzel
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Simple and touching - if you are not aware you dont realize what it is. It make us think on what is really important and how what could be a simple gestoure was so important. A must go in Munich that would make you beleive...More

3  Thank Francisco M
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Sophie Scholl is a hero of mine. She should inspire any young person, especially young women, to stand up for what they believe is right. Her story, along with the rest of the White Rose movement, is tragic and inspiring in equal measure. The museum...More

3  Thank dhesford
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is a wonderful exhibit which describes the bravery of a group of your university students who wrote and distributed pamphlets that spoke out against the war, Hitler and the Nazi party. They were persecuted and eventually executed for their beliefs. There is an amazing...More

2  Thank TheOldMacs
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The white rose resistance movement at Munich University is still remembered in this place. A small exhibition shows the pamphlets these students have written and distributed and also documents their trial and death.

1  Thank Dimitri381
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Only because I had been on a guided walking tour in Munich in 2010 that I had learnt about the White Rose Monument, although I was familiar with the history behind the monument. The large black granite monument could be easily missed as you walked...More

2  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Following our "Hitler and the Third Reich" tour in Munich, we walked over to the university to see the monument to the White Rose. This was a student movement in Munich taking the symbolic white rose of peace as its emblem that openly opposed the...More

4  Thank Julie J
Reviewed 28 June 2016

At the entrance to the university is a memorial to students in the White Rose movement who opposed the Nazis by circulating leaflets advocating forms of passive resistance in an attempt to stop the war. They were found out on their sixth leaflet when they...More

2  Thank Kate S
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