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Maison d’Izieu, Memorial des Enfants Juifs Extermines

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Amazing place, worth visiting, but presentation a bit disappointing

This is a beautiful spot with a haunting history that deserves to be better known. It is the home... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2016
sullidav
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Must see in département dde l'Ain

A historic place with a tragic history, the house is still there and one can feel the spirit and... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2015
Johannes B
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  • Average3%
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Jul 16, 2016
“Amazing place, worth visiting, but presentation a bit disappointing”
Oct 26, 2015
“Must see in département dde l'Ain”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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70 route de Lambraz, 01300 Izieu, France
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+33 4 79 87 21 05
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Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is a beautiful spot with a haunting history that deserves to be better known. It is the home where 44 Jewish children lived, separated from their parents, from 1943 to 1944 when Klaus Barbie, the head of the Gestapo in Lyon, rounded them up...More

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Reviewed October 26, 2015

A historic place with a tragic history, the house is still there and one can feel the spirit and gets the idea of a place of life! The exposition puts the whole thing into the bigger context of WWII and occupied France. Really worth a...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was worried, as my french is very limited, but I was handed an English guide of the attraction which was very helpful. The attraction itself was strikingly moving, the only shame was that there is work being done to the building, which was noisy,...More

2  Thank Ali F
Reviewed May 1, 2012

The memorial is a striking experience which should not be missed both to learn something and mainly not to forget what happened. The exhibition is very well organized and the 2 videos add more insight to what you see in the previous rooms. the staff...More

1  Thank Roberta R
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macdonaldlinda
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Response from Maison I | Property representative |
Mrs, Mr., Of the hundred or so children received at the Izieu colony, 44 were arrested. The others left the children's home several weeks or months before the raid to join a parent or another colony or to cross secretly the... More
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