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New England Holocaust Memorial

Between Congress and Union Streets, Boston, MA 02109 (Downtown)
617-635-4505
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Ranked #11 of 214 Attractions in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, History Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Idyllwild, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We had dinner at the Union Oyster House and just across the street is the Memorial. It is 6 very tall plexiglas cubes etched with the numbers of each holocaust internee. There are also many insightful inscriptions and placards to read. It is a bit difficult to see from the street as the trees have grown so much, but do... More

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I would never say it's not worth going, I think people should go - Such memorials are important. I was surprised however by its position and form. It was not particurly striking (in fact walked past it once without realising what it was) and on a busy road meant not particularly peaceful. Having visiting the fantastic holocaust memorial in Miami... More

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This was a very moving memorial right across the street from the Union Oyster House. Be sure to stop and see it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

This memorial LOOKS like it got funded by the big dig. Mitigation they call it. Frankly a few fake chimneys with some Disney illusions don't make anything interesting. This could be much better.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The memorial is gigantic glass columns in a lovely small park setting and each column has the tattoo numbers of the victims. Also has timely quotes on plaques in the polished stones along the way. You walk through the glass columns so you can see them from all sides. Rather moving for us as we did not know what the... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

as the Jewish new year is upon us, it is a good time to walk trough the Holocaust Memorial in Boston. As we walk through each section of the Memorial we see names of people who were killed only because they.were Jewish.. the Polish section, the Russian section and even the Gypsey section reminds us of the 6 million Jews... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

You get a spooky feeling walking through this. It is great to read all the quotes. The glass buildings have a gasp of smoke coming in and around them.

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Middle England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Worth a short stroll away from the honeypot of Fanneuil House and Quincy market. It's only 5 minutes if that and opposite the famous Oyster House Restaurant. Spend 10 minutes here in contemplation amongst the 6 glass structures engraved with the numbers of those who died in the 6 represented concentration camps. Solemn but worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We were walking through the city on our way to another site when we stumbled upon this memorial. The memorial is placed in a small park near Faneuil Hall. Very much worth seeing. There are six glass columns that have the numbers of each of the victims that died in concentration camps during the holocaust. To look up and notice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a very simple and moving tribute the the memory of holocaust victims. Located between the Northend and Faneul hall it is easy to get to

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