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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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Address: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Plaza SW, Washington DC, DC 20024-2126
Phone Number: 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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Powerful, insightful and tragic

We spent nearly three hours, and it wasn't enough. I could spend eight hours and feel it's insufficient. Incredibly well done, do not miss it. Give yourself plenty of time to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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San Jose, CA
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San Jose, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent nearly three hours, and it wasn't enough. I could spend eight hours and feel it's insufficient. Incredibly well done, do not miss it. Give yourself plenty of time to explore, there are four floors to experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Book in advance to enter the permanent exhibition, unfortunately the day we went to the museum there was an electricity failure at the national mall so they closed the museum and had to go the next day , and still I am happy to say that it is a great museum to visit totally worth it

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Nederland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We knew this was one of our main museums to see. We happen to be there on a day they had First-Person; which is when a holocaust survivor speaks. It was moving beyond words!!!

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magrath, ab
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I brought my 18 year old son here. He is a WWll history enthusiast and he loved this museum. It was very informative and had tons of exhibits and pictures. It's heart breakingly sad, but such an important piece of history. Highly recommended.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everyone should go through the Permanent exhibit here. It's extremely important that we don't have a repeat of these atrocities ever again. The Holocaust Museum is extremely well organized and has a wonderful First Person Survivor Story program that we were fortunate to attend on the day we were there. The survivor we got to listen to had such a... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A place that every American should visit. On the day we visited, a survivor was there to tell his amazing story. We spent almost 4 hours there watching the history of the rise one of the most evil beings in human history and the complicity of so many countries to allow it to happen. Go. Learn. So this does not... More 

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Hopedale, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to the Holocaust Memorial, and we went a second time because we did not get to see the Daniel's House exhibit the first time. If you have children between 8 and 13, this is an amazing exhibit to help them understand the Holocaust. I cannot believe how well done and sensitive it was. Particularly impressive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was invited and choose it among another museums because I was told was going to be interesting and will like to see. I went unsure of what to expect because I did not knew a lot about the Holocaust. No, regrets. I will not recommend it for young children, but teenagers would be nice to see how fortunate they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When I was a teen I visited the Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany. That visit changed my life and left an impression on me that I will never forget. Most Americans will never have that opportunity but many will come to DC and a visit to this museum is very important. Some of the displays are very graphic so not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum and memorial was one of the highlights of our month-long stay in DC. This is not a place to take small children as they probably won't enjoy it and it's very intense. The exhibits were informative and emotional. The only challenge was the location for the cafe since we spent the whole day there.

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