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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

50 locals recommend ·
About this place
The Museum provides a powerful lesson in the fragility of freedom, the myth of progress, and the need for vigilance in preserving democratic values. The Museum teaches millions of people each year about the dangers of unchecked hatred and the need to prevent genocide.
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Donna
Donna
August 21, 2019
One of history’s most important events, and one of its greatest tragedies, is the focus of this expansive museum. Learn the narrative of the Holocaust through artifacts, videos and personal stories in the Permanent Exhibition, and go deeper at special exhibitions such as Remember the Children:…
Marty & Victoria
Marty & Victoria
July 06, 2019
It's FREE! This is definitely one of the venues in DC that is well worth visiting. It is a little overwhelming to take it all in, but I would judge the 3 hours an average time to see the museum in its entirety. The history, significance and experience of the Holocaust Museum makes it a must see…
Victor
Victor
May 21, 2019
Adjacent to the national mall. It’s America’s official tribute to Holocaust history. Incredibly moving.
Mark
Mark
April 16, 2019
An important but also quite sobering experience to learn about the Holocaust.
Laura
Laura
March 22, 2019
A sobering look at the reality of a terrible time in our history. This is a well done curated collection that will certainly be very eye opening for those who visit. Schools across the country bring children of all ages to visit and learn about the Holocaust.
Location
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place Southwest
Washington, DC 20024
Phone+1 202-488-0400
Websiteushmm.org
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:20 PM
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