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New England Holocaust Memorial

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Address: Between Congress and Union Streets, Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-635-4505
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Description: The six glass towers of this striking memorial serve to represent the six...
The six glass towers of this striking memorial serve to represent the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust, six main Nazi death camps and the candles on a menorah.
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a place we always visit when in Boston

Walking though this beautiful memorial always gives me goosebumps and such a feeling of awe.A must see and do take time to read the beautiful and heart breaking pieces written on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Augusta, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Walking though this beautiful memorial always gives me goosebumps and such a feeling of awe.A must see and do take time to read the beautiful and heart breaking pieces written on the walls.

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

When you step through the glass paneled walls, look down and see what prison camp each one represents. Read the quotes on the walls. Look at the numbers and realize each one of those numbers was a living, breathing person. Think about it. Don't make it political. Think about the loss of humanity.

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London, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The memorial was very interesting and nicely laid out. Take time to read the inscription on each section. We liked the location of the memorial, very close to the Freedom trail.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Located near Faneuil Hall, is the New England Holocaust Memorial. Six glass towers (for the six annihilation camps) and symbolically etched with the tattoo numbers of the six million who died in these camps. I have visited many Holocaust Memorials in varies parts of the world. However this one, with the numbers etched in glass was a very moving and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent place to get a grip on exactly what took place in the Holocaust and the number of people who were victims, by seeing the endless display of their assigned ID numbers.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Although this would not be my primary reason for coming to Boston, I did spend some time here when walking around the city. This is located next to the Union Oyster House and across the street from Faneuil Hall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you are by OLE UNION OYSTER HOUSE RESTAURANT you must walk just across the street and see this moving sight. I did not know about this but the party seated next to us at the oyster bar told us to go across the street. These glass towers show you all the numbers of lost ones in the camps. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I don't think the memorial is discussed too often in the travel brochures for Boston, but it is a nice place to see and remember all those lives who were lost. I have personally been to a concentration camp in Germany, and it is one of the most chilling and moving places I have ever been. Memorials like this are... More 

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Maynooth, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Noble and Disturbing in the Right Way, the memorial has to be visited. Made of glass and stone, the etched numbers of the tattoo each prisoner wore shocked me as I registered with the fact that each number was a person and a life. There is an honesty about this memorial too as it openly castigates a world including the... More 

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Claremore, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

So moving. This is truly a memorial (not a museum). The glass columns with prisoner numbers etched in and the quotes will move you to tears. This is possibly one of my all time favorite memorials.

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Address: Between Congress and Union Streets, Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-635-4505
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown

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