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The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida

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Address: 4760 Tamiami Trail North, Sandalwood Square, Suite 7, Naples, FL 34103
Phone Number: 239 263 9200
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All I can say is that it was a very moving experience. The tour guide was excellent, and gave an insight into the horrors of the holocaust. Some very personal items and photos... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

All I can say is that it was a very moving experience. The tour guide was excellent, and gave an insight into the horrors of the holocaust. Some very personal items and photos were in the exhibits. Well worth a visit.

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Naples, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A great display of historical photos and artifacts. An important educTional experience. The docent who lead our tour was very knowledgeable and answered everyone s questions.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

When in Naples FL, strongly suggest you take an afternoon and visit the Holocaust Museum - you will not be disappointed. Make sure to schedule your visit when a guided tour is being given. The 1-1/2 hour tour is a memorable experience. Our guide, Sy, was extremely knowledgeable and provided a whole new perspective on the events that ensued. Not... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stopped at the museum expecting there wouldn't be much to see..But we're surprised..We were greeted and told we could watch a movie till our guide arrived..the museum has many books and videos,CD's on loan..Our guide a volunteer spoke to us about the Holocaust he was passionate and gave a lot of facts and details..We then went into the museum... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Small museum but put together very well. Steve, our docent was extremely knowledgeable but a little to long winded on details. He was wonderful, but standing and barely moving around for several hours was a little tough. Understandable I guess, he is a retired history teacher! I felt as though I should be in an auditorium with a slide show,... More 

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Northwood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Our docent, Steve B., was outstanding. He narrated our tour for 2 1/2 hours. He was very passionate and invited any questions. The props he used around the room were museum quality and you were able to actually feel the emotion he was trying to portray. A wonderful, sobering experience! No one should miss this museum tour.

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

Thanks so much for your visit and positive review. Steve is certainly one of our hard-working docents! We have several hundred original photographs and artifacts on display, as well as many reproductions of items from the time period, that help to illustrate the larger story. Many thanks to our community members who have donated these items so that we can... More 

Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Visited the museum with our bible study group. We were privileged as a group to have a guest speaker who was a survivor. It was fascinating to hear about her families struggle during World War II. Afterwards we had a lovely tour guide by the name of Irene. Though the museum is small, they have a wealth of information that... More 

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

We appreciate all of the groups that come to the Museum for a collective experience. Irene is one the of many Holocaust Survivors we are fortunate to work with and Millie is one of our exceptional docents. We hope you plan another trip soon! More 

Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Small holocaust museum, consists mostly of photographs, but some limited artifacts. Make sure you go when a docent is on duty to tell the stories about what is on display

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Pickering, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Visited as I've always had an interest in Jewish history, given I was raised Jewish, and my father-in-law's parents and siblings all died in Hungary because of the Holocaust. A bit of confusion, I went for the 1:00 tour, and when the docent hadn't shown up by 1:00, there was some concern. Staff found out that the guide they thought... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Take the docent led tour, we got many personal family stories. But you could do it alone, as the displays explain the Holocaust tragedy well. It's a small museum worth a visit to learn more about survival as well as loss.

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Address: Address: 4760 Tamiami Trail North, Sandalwood Square, Suite 7, Naples, FL 34103
Phone Number: 239 263 9200
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples

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