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Holocaust Memorial Center

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Address: 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone Number: 248 553 2400
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Sun - Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Description: The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus opened in 1984. Local...
The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus opened in 1984. Local Holocaust survivors, with community support, founded the museum to teach about the senseless murder of millions, and why everyone must respect and stand up for the rights of others if the world is to prevent future discrimination, hate crime and genocide. As Michigan’s only Holocaust museum, the Holocaust Memorial Center annually touches the lives of more than 85,000 individuals, who leave the museum profoundly affected with a newly acquired sense of history, social responsibility and morality. The Holocaust Memorial Center’s exhibits create a call to action, teaching visitors through the examples of those who risked their lives to save others, and asking its guests to react to contemporary challenges such as racism, intolerance, bullying and prejudice.
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Ran out of time

We arrived at 11:00 am and it closed at 3. We NEVER expected to be there that long! Very informative and has a nice mix of audio and visual exhibits. There were not many people... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We arrived at 11:00 am and it closed at 3. We NEVER expected to be there that long! Very informative and has a nice mix of audio and visual exhibits. There were not many people there and occasionally, someone would listen to an exhibit adjacent to me that would make it difficult to hear mine. That might be a bigger... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We have been to several Holocaust Centers in various cities. This one is wonderful. Informative displays & interactive exhibits. Wish we had more time there. We will visit again.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

my Husband and I went here on a Thursday on our way to Cleveland. We had bought a Groupon offer for here months ago and really wondered why we had bought it. Boy are we glad we went! We both love history, but find many museums are a bit boring, Not this one! We took the 1pm tour (about 90... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Spend time wandering through the years and attrocities committed during WWII. Arrange ahead dr time to take a docent lead tour. After the tour a survivor will tell his or her story. We should never forget. Geniside continues today. Different time different people. Will we ever speak out in time to stop the perpetrators. If u do not like guided... More 

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Farmington, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This museum is great to learn about the Holocaust and the history of the Jewish people throughout the centuries. it also shows how many foreign diplomats helped people escape the Nazis into unoccupied countries, showing brief bios, number of people saved, and nationality. The museum is very well organized and worth a visit. Those who work there are not very... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

When family was visiting last year we visited the Holocaust Memorial and found it is very well run and shares important historical information. We had been to the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC just the year before so hard to compare because the scale is so different but this memorial is worth a visit if you in Michigan

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

From the moment you park outside, you are filled with the immensity of this historical museum. I have brought my sixth grade students here on several occasions, after our intense study of the Holocaust. They were prepared, but coming here made everything so much more real for them. The images and sounds, the displays, the speakers, all combine to honor... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I made an impromptu visit to the Holocaust Memorial last year after lunch with friends. It was the BEST decision that I could've made. The is something that I think everyone should do. It gave an accurate & clear depiction of how the halocaust effected so many people. The facilities' staff were all very polite and knowledgeable. At the end... More 

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Jupiter, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is obviously a powerful topic and the museum does a good job with it. It is really much more than about the holocaust, as it traces Judaic history altogether and the struggles of its people. They do guided tours that last close to two hours followed by a speaker. You can also do it self-guided. I suggest doing both;... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

While helping my son settle in his new job here in Farmington Hills, we visited the museum. Even from the outside, you already get the feeling that it is truly an amazing memorial. The guide was excellent and knowledgeable. You can tell she is very much part of it. At the end, we had a survivor tell us her moving... More 

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Additional Information about Holocaust Memorial Center

Address: 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone Number: 248 553 2400
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Farmington Hills
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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