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The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida

Address: 4760 Tamiami Trail North, Sandalwood Square, Suite 7, Naples, FL 34103
Phone Number: 239 263 9200
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Type: Museums
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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

a must see to "never forget" the genocide in Germany. artifacts and descriptions on excellent speaking tour.

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Naples
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This museum thoroughly makes up for their small size with the vast quantity of displays and information. The staff is extremely friendly and knowledgable, and they have a wide variety of speakers that come in. You'll also want to tour the restored box car if it's not on tour, the experience really puts history into a whole different perspective. I... More 

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Yorkville, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Stopped in halfway through a Docent's tour. He was a fountain of information. Displays were nice and educational. Some of the stories were pretty graphic...but that's history.

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Brunswick, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I've been reading a lot of books written by Holocaust Survivors. I was drawn to go to this Museum for that reason. I went on Saturday, October 18. The receptionist was very friendly, showing me different books available for sale. At 1:30 I participated in a Group tour that included a Gentleman that was a SURVIVOR. Just being in this... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This museum was started by a group of school children who interviewed Holocaust survivors as a school project. There are all kinds of artifacts from the concentration camps. There are pictures of the people who were living normal every day lives and then how they looked in the concentration camps. It is eye opening in that you feel the pain... More 

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ASnyderNaples, Executive Director at The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting! We appreciate your response to our collection, as we strive to "make history personal" for every visitor. A class of 7th grade students created a classroom exhibit called "Out of the Ashes". That exhibit became the foundation for our Museum, which was established three years later in 2001. The boxcar is on loan to our... More 

Naples fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The best part was standing inside the box car...and trying to imagine how it must have felt to be trapped inside while being transported! The museum staff were helpful and knowledgable. I learned as much as my grandchildren that day! I returned alone another day to take in more of the information when I would be less distracted with the... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This Holocaust Museum is exceptional. It tells the story of this darket hour in an intelligent and comprehensive way. This is a must stop when in the area. The Docents are very knowledgeable and offer free tours at prescribed hours. I recommend taking the tour, plus the tour is included in the price of admissions.

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Endwell, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Considering the relatively small size of this museum, there were an amazing amount of artifacts there. The docent was especially well versed relative to all aspects of the Holocaust.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We didn't anticipate the number of guests who would be joining the tour with over. With over people to listen, the docent explained his role and shared his wealth of info with us. The museum is mainly a large room divided into timelines and numbered to follow if you chose not to listen to the docent. I highly recommend that... More 

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Nova Scotia, CANADA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed our tour of the holocaust museum. The docent was so interesting to listen to. Some of the pictures were shocking, so brutal. He did mention the movie "The Pianist", which we watched that evening. So emotional. This museum is well worth the visit and is rated a must see if you are in or around... More 

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