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Exhibition: Anne Frank – A History for Today 15 February – 30 September 2016

Anne Finlayson (now Skurray) who one of the Australian ‘teens’ who wrote to Otto Frank

Where: Sydney Jewish Museum Address: 148 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst. What: Anne Frank - A History for Today is returning to the Sydney Jewish Museum by popular demand. For the first time, visitors can view the lost Otto Frank letters received by two Australian girls which form part of this mini-exhibition and highlight our connection to this very special story. It is a thought provoking exhibition exploring the life and times of the young girl whose voice survived the Holocaust.

Photographs, letters and excerpts from Anne’s own diaries bring the families extraordinary years in hiding to life, while drawing comparisons with the tragedy of the Holocaust unfolding across Europe.

Recommended Adult Visiting Hours: Monday to Thursday 1pm-4pm. Friday 12pm-2pm. Closed Saturdays and Jewish Holy Days. Sunday 10am - 4pm. Free entry first Sunday every month. Museum entrance fee includes entry to exhibition.

For further exhibition and museum information visit:

Upcoming Event: Sunday 13 March at 2.30pm Uncovering Otto: The Lost Letters of Otto Frank This special afternoon will include insights into Otto, provided by letter writer Dr Diana MacLean and Levien Rouw, the Manager of Educational Projects at the Anne Frank House in Holland, and a special reading of the letters by Sydney actor James Bean. $10 Members/ $15 General Admission.

Note: From March 2016, the Sydney Jewish Museum will be undergoing a major upgrade of its Holocaust exhibitions. In lieu of this closure, visitors will have access to the Signs of Life, Anne Frank and Serving Australia exhibitions only. The museum team look forward to bringing you a renewed and re-energised exhibition space from November 2016.

Otto Frank with his second wife Fritzi Photo collection of the Anne Frank Stichting (Amsterdam)

Otto Frank with Anne and her sister

Photo collection of the Anne Frank Stichting (Amsterdam)

Photo collection of the Anne Frank Stichting (Amsterdam)

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