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The Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum

1440 Spring Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309 (Midtown)
678 222 3700
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As featured in 3 days in Atlanta
Ranked #52 of 195 Attractions in Atlanta
Type: Specialty Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: This museum of Jewish heritage and culture focuses on the experiences of Jews in Atlanta.
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The Bremen Holocaust Museum is a reasonably priced, and beautiful place to visit in Atlanta. The museum is gated, and door locked. These two things must be unlocked by security (the gate has a call box, and there is security sitting right at the door of the museum). You must sign in at the gift shop. These measures are specifically... More

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Fairmont, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

As I was viewing the museum one of the visitors was crying. I think this museum affects our deepest emotional beings and causes reflection on what is truly important in our lives.

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The museum is filled with graphic, disturbing pictures of Jewish life during the Holocaust era and joyous, hopeful photos of life afterward. For anyone who wants to better understand what it was like for a Jew in Germany, Poland and other European countries prior to and during the 1930s and 1940s this museum is a must.

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Georgia, USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Programs here run the gamut from hearing and talking to a Holocaust (Jews prefer Shoah) survivor, educational programs that point out many tricks used by those working at mfg plants. I did not know and have never understood why there wasn't more resistance. They "fought" by making defective ammunition, and other forms of passive resistance. Bremen had a fabulous Judaica... More

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Coconut Creek, Florida
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248 reviews 248 reviews
212 attraction reviews
462 helpful votes 462 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This Jewish Heritage Museum has a poignant Holocaust Era Exhibit featuring eyewitness accounts from the victims of Nazi Persecution in Germany,Poland,Czechslovakia,and Greece.Georgia residents like;Helen Spiegel,Marty Storch,and Joel Hecht vividly described the horrors of life for Jews under the Nazis.The pictures of the photographs are very graphic in many instances.As for the temporary Rich Department Store Exhibit the mood is buoyant... More

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Georgia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
29 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went to the museum to see the exhibit, Return to Rich's. The Rich's exhibit was very good and brought back wonderful memories. The Holocaust exhibit was very touching and interesting.

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Pauline, South Carolina, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Went to visit because Alyssa missed it with the rescheduled trip to Atlanta by her school. She had spoken of wanting to go so we wanted to make sure she saw this very important part of history.

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I have been to the Holocaust Museum in D.C, twice, and I've visited the Illinois Museum in Skokie a few times. I found the perspective of the Breman Museum to be really interesting. I felt more than other Holocaust Museums, the Breman tried to display positives; for example, its collection about pre-Holocaust Jewish culture in Europe was excellent. I visited... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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207 reviews 207 reviews
84 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

When I first entered and paid for my ticket, I was underwhelmed. I thought that the whole museum was under construction. But such is the size of this museum and the variety of exhibits in it that even though I think about half of the space was undergoing renovation, I still spent about 2 hours there. The main exhibits open... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Having been to the Holocaust Museum in Washington I was deeply moved and impressed with the exhibit in Atlanta. I think that the personal interviews of survivors was powerful and innovative. (It may be my own hearing issued but some of the videos were hard to hear clearly in the ambient noise) I was surprised to learn of the large... More

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