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Address: 13-15 Selwyn St | Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria 3185, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9528 1985
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Description: The Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre is an institution...
The Jewish Holocaust Museum and Research Centre is an institution dedicated to the memory of the six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators between 1933 and 1945.
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A Moving experience

This museum is really worth the effort. Truly moving and informative. Hard to comprehend what human beings can do to each other. Great history and excellent exhibits. Guides were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Stroud Australia

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Stroud Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This museum is really worth the effort. Truly moving and informative. Hard to comprehend what human beings can do to each other. Great history and excellent exhibits. Guides were both knowledgeable and able to convey stories which were obviously difficult to retell. A must but certainly need more visits to take it all in.

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Shepparton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've attended this centre for years and it has never failed to be a moving and profound experience. As well as attending conferences with international guest speakers, I've interviewed volunteer guides who all have their own unique and powerful stories to tell. Exhibits have a lot to teach us not just about the events of the past but about all... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Australia has one of the largest number of Holocaust survivors in the world. The Holocaust Museum exists as a witness to this atrocity. Even many Jewish children don't know much about the Holocaust these days. Jewish people are resilient. They get on with their lives and don't spend a lot time looking backwards. But the Holocaust must be remembered. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Take the time to visit the centre. It is a reminder of the past atrocities that occurred during the war and the hell that the Jewish people were put though. It is thought provoking to say the least.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I doubt that anyone could visit the museum and not be deeply moved. While the focus is on the genocide of the Jewish people by the Nazis, I overheard one of the guides talking to a school group about the broader issue of acceptance and not judging people based on race, religion or sexuality etc. Entry is free but a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The combination of first hand discussions and presentations by Holocaust survivors and the displays is moving for both students and private visits. Make this a place to visit very soon, while there are still survivors to offer their stories.

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Melbourne Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Jewish Holocaust Centre is tucked away in an area that doesn't attract many visitors. It does have a loyal set of Jewish patrons and there are regular visits by schools groups but it deserves to be better known. Compared to the huge and often spectacular museum in Washington DC, Berlin, Israel etc this Elsternwick museum is quite modest. But... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I was saddened to see what hitler had done to millions of innocent people. Makes me realise how lucky I am today to be alive and free.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The opportunity to explore history of the holocaust from survivors. Easy access and opportunity to learn and support this institution.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This musium is a must to see when in Melbourne. It is a wake up call with all the problems around the world at present, will we ever learn, it pulls no punch and shows the whole truth

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Additional Information about Jewish Holocaust Centre

Address: Address: 13-15 Selwyn St | Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria 3185, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9528 1985
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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