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Peoria Holocaust Memorial

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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This quiet, simple tribute to the lives extinguished by the horrors of the Holocaust is one of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael G

Wonderfully re-done and moved from the Grand Shoppes to the downtown Riverfront Museum, it only... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019
Peoria Heights, Illinois
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Feb 6, 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This quiet, simple tribute to the lives extinguished by the horrors of the Holocaust is one of those "sink in" moments. Imagine collecting and displaying six million plus five million of anything, how many hands went to work to make their little part of this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

Wonderfully re-done and moved from the Grand Shoppes to the downtown Riverfront Museum, it only takes a few somber moments to take-in the breadth & devastation of the holocaust.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Moving memorial remembering the Holocaust. It was within a few blocks of our hotel ( The Mark Twain ) and along the sculpture walk.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kristine F
Reviewed July 18, 2018

As someone that knows the history of this it is omacptful, however, there isn’t really too much context of what truly happened. It is a stark reminder of just how low humanity can go

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank LordRaiden
Reviewed March 2, 2018

THis exhibit needs some better descriptive background info particularly for younger people. Also, since they moved it from Grand Prairie in an attempt to bring people to the failing riverfront they put it in a neighborhood that can be sketchy at times particularly after dark....More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank JohnZ1955
Reviewed February 14, 2018

It doesn't take long to see but it is a very impressive display of man's inhumanity to man. It's all outside so go on a sunny warm day to get the whole effect.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Bill W
Reviewed September 19, 2017

The Peoria Holocaust Memorial is quite a sight to see. It truly reflects, in a sensitive way, the devastation of the Holocaust. Everyone who sees the memorial walks away with a different sense of being. It is truly a great educational experience for the whole...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank DianeMelanie
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Although difficult to find, well worth a visit. Display boards easy to read and informative, cleverly done.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Teresa C
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