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A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Tickets are only needed from March 1 to August 31 to visit the...more
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This place is awesome. The permanent exhibit is so well done but self guided so it’s lots of reading. If you want to read all the information and see every bit it will take you at least 4 hours. But it is so worth it.
Full of history, lots of information. This is definitely a must see when visiting Washington DC.
My wife and I visited and we both enjoyed. Entering from 14st the wait was at least 45 mins to an hour to enter the building. After getting inside...More
Been here before (and Yad Vashem twice) I have to say take your time and I planned 4 hr and could have takken another hour. I have to say that the exhibit now includes some exhibits on local population collerbation, The Nazis could not have...More
I was in DC during the government shut-down so I was glad that the Holocaust Memorial was open. I had planned to visit anyway and could do so. Hard to describe since the experience is so powerful but everyone should visit.
My wife and I walked through just a couple hours before it closed. We had never been through before, but was still a great decision to go. There is a lot of reading to digest all the info, so taking 3 or 4 hours would...More
...And How it happened. The Holocaust is mind blowingly outrageous and horrific when you visit this museum. Free admission that requires a security check (a la TSA), to read and view every film and interactive exhibit requires more than 2 hours to do it justice....More
This is a very moving experience. Lots of thinking, reflection and emotion included when going through this museum. The whole exhibit is put together very well taking you through the timelines of events and showing you the "truths" of what was going on in the...More
Response from JBMartiniguy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just re-read your question, check you bag at your hotel and go back and get it otherwise you may have to wait outside while the rest in your group visit. There are also a few hotels nearby that may let you check your... More
Sorry, just re-read your question, check you bag at your hotel and go back and get it otherwise you may have to wait outside while the rest in your group visit. There are also a few hotels nearby that may let you check your bag there for a small fee.
I'm planning to go over to Washington DC during the Cherry Blossom Festival next year. Me and my friends plan to go to the famous monuments and memorials. And the only museums we plan to visit are the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Holocaust Memorial Museum. So how many days does it take to cover? Is 4 days enough?
October 07, 2015|
With only those three objectives, I think you can do it in two days.
St. John's, Canada
Final plans for upcoming visit.... (3 Replies)
Thanks to all who participate on this forum. We are arranging the final details of our trip, for 11 people, including 5 teeneage boys. I am posting our proposed itinerary for your expert advice. I know with the limited time, we will probably only wet our appetite to go back for more! Please comment. Monday, August 14, 2006 Drive to WA, DC (drive is 2.5 hours, so we are allowing extra time, for traffic condition, etc) Visit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - tickets arranged...More
July 16, 2006|
Monday---it's all doable. As to the Days Inn on Columbia Pike--have you looked at the reviews posted here under "hotels"? The reason I asked is that this hotel is not convenient to a Metro station and one reviewer mentioned that they do have a free shuttle for their guests to Metro but it only leaves once an hour. Or were you planning on driving into the District and parking the car in a garage? On the weekends, this could work but on a weekday, traffic is miserable and garage parking does go...More
How far in advance do you need to book? (4 Replies)
Hi, We have a couple of tourist things we will need to book in advance. We are arriving on Thurs. April 9th & leaving on Mon. April 13th. I was hoping to book only a day or two in advance as would like to be inside on rainy days. So we are planning on going to the Holocaust Memorial Museum & the International Spy Museum. I realize this may be a busy weekend so how far in advance should we purchase tickets - will a day or two before be sufficient? Thanks in advance for answering,...More
April 06, 2009|
I would check to see what is available now (if possible) and then decide