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Dallas Holocaust Museum

211 N Record Street, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75202 (Downtown Dallas)
214-741-7500
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Ranked #28 of 151 attractions in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Educational Sites, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: A center offering exhibits, films and artifacts of the Holocaust.
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Arlington, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Its a small museum filled with stories and memorabilia preserved behind the glass. They provide you a personal speaker where you can listen to the brief context behind the picture. Had a chance to see a brave holocaust survivor. You can finish the tour in one and half hour. Must visit once at least.

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Oklahoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

I took my son the museum when they had a traveling Anne Frank exhibit (he was studying the Holocaust in school and I wanted him to see 'first hand' some of the atrocities committed). I've been to the Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam and the exhibit here was just as informative and bone chilling. The staff was very well versed... More

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Bedford, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
49 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a very moving museum to see and experience. i went with 2 girl friends and glad that I did. The cost is modest, $8.00 for a senior, and you are provided a audio tour at no cost....which is very nice. The pictures and the exhibits have numbers and you just index the number in your device and listen... More

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Bogota, Colombia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We went to this museum and it was a very touching experience, the children learned about the madness of the nazi people in WWII against the jewish people. It's small but it's worth seening it. It was very crouded so it means many people want's to learn abot tolerance and prevent this kind of acts in the future.

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Plano, Texas
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58 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I moved from the Philadelphia area, which is very Jewish. I interned at NMAJH and am very involved in the Jewish culture and religion. I was very excited that there was a museum associated with my people in the DFW area because the population isn't very large. My partner and I arrived very excited about the museum. When we entered... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This small museum is packed full of information. The self-guided audio tour has the flexibility to take you deep into the time period. At times, it is heavily revealing. Thankfully, you have the option to choose between an overview or hear about intensely true facts and hardships people faced and overcame. The free exhibit at the end nearly moved me... More

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of this Museum. We always like to hear that we are delivering on our mission of education and changing the future through the past. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Went with my boys they were inquiring about the Holocaust they are 7 and 6. When we got there we thought it was tiny and immediately thought oh my my boys are not going to like this but they enjoyed learning at their own pace with the headset. We were there for a couple hours. We were fortunate enough to... More

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for this review of you experience with the Dallas Holocaust Museum. Your comments are very important to us. More

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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We got our tickets through Groupon, $20 for 4 tickets. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We were invited to join in with a group with an extremely knowledgeable docent. Although the museum is small it is presented very well. Staff were very pleasant and inviting. Definitely recommend. Some graphic photos so probably not a good idea for young children.

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Paula N, Public Relations Manager at Dallas Holocaust Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for this review of you experience with the Dallas Holocaust Museum. Your comments are very important to us. More

Carl Junction, Missouri
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The museum is quite small & is a bit pricey for the size. However, the material given is incredible. You get a head set for a guided tour and each display has multiple areas that give tour information. The museum is powerful & will further education you on the atrocities that occurred during this dark period of world history. The... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

While this museum is very small it is also very powerful. A bit pricey ($10) for admission, but you do get a headset. I eavesdropped on a tour...I recommend it! There was a holocaust survivor signing his book at the museum as well.

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