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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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Address: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
Phone Number: 202-488-0400
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Description: A memorial and museum detailing the rise of Hitler's Germany and the...
A memorial and museum detailing the rise of Hitler's Germany and the horrors of World War II.
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This is my second visit to the museum and I was very impressed. The displays are very professional with clearly written text, excellent photos & videos. I suggest that it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is my second visit to the museum and I was very impressed. The displays are very professional with clearly written text, excellent photos & videos. I suggest that it is necessary to continue to visit the exhibition in order to take in all the information and because some exhibits change from time to time. This museum is not only... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

So I realize I came on a major holiday to see the museum and I expected crowds, but the amount of individuals allowed in at a time is just too much. The museum is laid out in a long narrow hallways to funnel people, which caused "traffic jams". Due to the amount of people allowed in at a time it... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a tribute to the Jewish people and others who perished under the evil hand of hitler and his followers. It is so sad to see the shoe exhibit, so sad to see what the gas chambers did, yet a reminder that the world is filled with evil to this day and we cannot allow it to spread.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I've been in many exhibits regarding WW2 and the nazi holocaust and i must say this museum is very informative and detailed. I specially liked the focus they put on the pre WW2, taking a deep look at the german economic situation and the political instability that was present in Germany, that ultimately led to the rise of Hitler to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

What can one say about it? very powerful, hard to look at, but it is necessary. Especially liked how they laid it out: starting with the rise of Hitler, then anti-Jewish laws, then ghettos, and then the "final solution". Finally ends in aftermath: the survivors. Well told. Most of the exhibits are photos and film. Very few artifacts, many of... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a life changing experience and a must-visit. It's good for teens and up. Some material which is harder to see or understand for those who are younger is slightly elevated or guarded but still accessible leaving the decision to the parents. (step up to see some tvs/videos which aren't viewable from ground level). Follow lives, stories, etc... It... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very informative and moving - a DC must see! Definitely take the time for the permanent exhibit - arrive early for timed tickets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Very user friendly. The staff is helpful. GO to this exhibit! It is so worth the time! The artifacts and the videos are astounding!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Very moving . Very interesting. I would definately go again. The people who work there are wonderful. It's very thought provicking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Don't go without fresh tissues. This is (not unlike some museums) a VERY somber museum. It is well laid out and gives you a good idea of the sights, smells, conditions were like. They have some good movies that were very enlightening as well. It was a horrible thing that happened and this museum definitely details it all, worth visiting.

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Additional Information about United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Address: Address: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
Phone Number: 202-488-0400
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > National Mall
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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