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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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unbelievable exhibits with pictures and artifacts

Of all the museums in DC the holocaust museum is a must. When you come, it is recommended to order the tickets in advance because it will save you a lot of time. I went in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Of all the museums in DC the holocaust museum is a must. When you come, it is recommended to order the tickets in advance because it will save you a lot of time. I went in the main exhibit for a few hours and it was unbelievable. The detail in this museum is mind-boggling. The tour begins with everyone receiving... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Although the museum is very, very crowded, it is good to go there and a it is a very good museum. Make sure you make reservations if you are going to go in a group.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

The museum was a moving experience, but there were too many people there. I was not able to read and really observe each exhibit. I was constantly pushed, ran over by a man pushing his wife in a rental wheelchair, and stepped on. Next time, I am going to try to time it better so I can go at my... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

This was probably the nest thing we did in all of our visit. The exhibit is well arranged and explains the agony of the people. I would recommend everyone take a chance to reflect and look within as to why we as humanity can allow these things to happen even today.

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Lincolnshire, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Very well done and organised, quite a few videos to watch. Had a good and clear route to follow. Had to access a different building for food through two sets of security which was unexpected and ate into the time.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

This is obviously a rather harrowing sobering place to visit and I don't feel young children should be brought here but it is a superb museum and a must see for all people so that the true atrocities of the Holocaust can be visibly seen and never forgotten.

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Chester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Too crowded. Felt like cattle being pushed through to the next exhibit. The exhibits were well done but with so many people fighting to see the exhibit it seemed to lose the desire to be there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Visited the main exhibition hall with my two teenage boys for about 2 hours. I wanted them to see some of the atrocities that the Nazi did a few decades back . Even though we did not read and reviewed every single item on the museum , I think a few images were enough for the concepts to sink in.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum located off the Mall near the Department of Agriculture is a moral responsibility for every American to visit. Why? Imagine a nation that is rich in art, music, science, and education. Imagine a nation that has the highest per capita education rate in the world--the United States? No. This is Germany at the time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Not much more to say other than this was a moving experience. From start to finish the story is well told. The exhibit includes many photos, stories and artifacts of this terrible time in the history of our world. This must be seen. We reserved tickets on-line for $1 each to miss the long line for admission.

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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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