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Address: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2126
Phone Number: +1 202-488-0400
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A memorial and museum detailing the rise of Hitler's Germany and the...

A memorial and museum detailing the rise of Hitler's Germany and the horrors of World War II.

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It's so quiet, as its so sad but enlightening

We spent 3 hours reading, watching and learning about the Holocaust and its flow on effects. The background information on the Nazi regime was very interesting, and the physical... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 3 hours reading, watching and learning about the Holocaust and its flow on effects. The background information on the Nazi regime was very interesting, and the physical exhibits break your heart. I think every person who comes to Washington DC should visit this museum and learn from it, feel from it, and go home and tell everyone, so... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

How can one describe a reminder of genocide? This special place brings to life the horror of real life, film, firsthand accounts, and props of shoes and boxcars. It can only lend witness to a holocaust that few knew or cared about at the time it was taking place. It is a shrine to those who went to their deaths... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum does a great job of teaching the horror that was the Holocaust, as well as the context in which it took place. They've done wonderful exhibiting the history as well as the human experience of it all.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tour will take hours, great care taken to show this can happen. Free admission,and able to check coats or baggage the tour starts on the upper level. All well presented and gives honor to the people who's lives were taken

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This place is amazing. I learned a lot of new stuff and never would've imagined the hell this era went through.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I suspect that as we travel into the future, fewer and fewer will have memories of WWII and the atrocities. I recall my shock when I learned about 6M victims of the Holocaust when I was just 11 or 12 years old. Years later, when I visited the museum I'd read and studied a lot about it. However, it is... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love history and really enjoyed my visit, you can read and watch movies and hear about the Holocaust but it really comes alive in this museum, you are given a card with the name of a person that was a prisoner at one of the camps....I can't say enough about my experience, it's just something you have to experience... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my 2nd visit to this museum as I was visiting this time with my better half and wanted to show her how it is, and the history of Jews, which I keenly follow. It's one of the neatest museums I have ever visited. Very clear and very informative. Each time I visit I donate and bought a lot... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It will I be interested all people who interested in hystory and like some historical movies and information. Time for attend this place aproximately 1 hour . I would not advice to go there with children .

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a moving and informative museum. It was tastefully designed but conveyed the heartbreaking story of the Holocaust. I strongly recommend visiting this venue.

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