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Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial

777 South 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702
(208) 345-0304
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Ranked #14 of 87 Attractions in Boise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

It is under some construction in mid September, but it is a nice spot to find on your walk along the greenbelt. Do stop and enjoy the serenity of the memorial. I am sure it will be even better when the construction is completed. The things you find along the greenbelt are surprises. I had no idea it was there,... More

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Taos, New Mexico, Usa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

While walking the greenbelt we came upon this memorial quite by accident. Boise has a lot of art lurking in unexpected places, and this artistic memorial was a total surprise, and a pleasant one. The hand wound audio speakers tell the Anne Frank story while there are pictures and quotations on the massive stone walls (Stonehenge light?) around the area.... More

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I came across this Park driving on my way to Washington through Idaho. first of all it's completely free to all visitors. I was moved by the Audio story telling at each post, You had to go through the park to hear all of them in sequence.( I loved that you had to spin a wheel like a phonograph, to... More

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Boise, Idaho
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A lot of nice fountains. I enjoy walking the dog here. After you get done enjoying the fountains you can walk along the Greenbelt or visit the library.

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Everett, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Was not sure what the link between Anne Frank and Idaho was but nevertheless this wad a nice site. Lots of things to look at as well as being located neat other attractions

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Seattle
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135 reviews 135 reviews
91 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Yes, I know who Anne Frank is . . Anne Frank and Boise? . . Ok . . Ok . .but what the heck . .I stayed there for about 2 hours . . Very powerful memorial . . Extremely well done . . All I can say is DO NOT miss this free memorial.

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San Diego, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Beautiful site, behind the library in the greenbelt. Right beside a 1911 Post truss bridge that spans the Boise River. In June 2014, it is partially under repair but 75% of the site, and the most memorable parts, are all accessible. Moving quotes etched into the stone walls - perseverance, hope, strength, longing. Look for it.

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Nelson, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This memorial is beautifully done. The carefully chosen quotes each deserve time to mull over and thankfully there are well placed benches to allow one to do just that.The sun can be punishingly hot in Boise and there is little shade. I definitely recommend going but don't try it when the sun is high. This beautiful place is a very... More

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Burlington VT
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78 reviews 78 reviews
5 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Despite being partially roped off for repair, it was a very interesting memorial. I especially enjoyed the quotes on the wall from all time periods.

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Tampa, Florida
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126 reviews 126 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

What a wonderful place to visit. Serene memorial with waterfalls, reflecting pools, lots of info about Anne Frank. There are walls with quotes from Anne Frank, Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt and others. For my wife, who knew very little about Anne Frank and what she went through, finally dying of starvation in the concentration camp,... More

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