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Candles Holocaust Museum

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This museum tells a first hand account and the harrowing survival story of a Holocaust... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
midwestmike2018
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Bloomington, Indiana
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Before attending a convention in Terre Haute I looked at Trip Advisor to see if there were any... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Duane B
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Roscoe, Illinois
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1532 S 3rd St, Terre Haute, IN 47802-1012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum tells a first hand account and the harrowing survival story of a Holocaust survivor...then 10-year old Eva (Mozes) Kor. She and her sister were just one of the many sets of twins on which The Angel of Death (Dr. Josef Mengele) conducted his...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before attending a convention in Terre Haute I looked at Trip Advisor to see if there were any worthwhile attractions and noted that the Candles Holocaust Museum was highly rated. We sure enjoyed our visit here. Although the museum artifacts are minimal the information is...More

Thank Duane B
Reviewed September 13, 2018

On a day trip to Terre Haute my husband and I stopped by to see the museum. It is a small museum, but the story it tells is amazing. Eva Mozes Kor and her twin sister were part of Josef Mengeles medical testing at Auschwitz...More

1  Thank JMO63
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for an hour since had time. Arrived just as Eva was starting lecture. Amazing story of surviving death camp and coming to grips with forgiveness. So glad we were able to listen to this woman. Spend over 2 hours.

Thank Cliff78957
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The overt message of forgiveness is beautiful and moving. For a mere $5 entrance fee, you can take a walk through the museum that depicts Eva's life before, during and after the Holocaust. The digital technology allows you to ask Eva questions to previously answered...More

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Reviewed August 2, 2018

Stopped by today to meet with the staff and view the exhibits. Every time I visit I learn something new about the Holocaust. It is always an honor to listen to Eva Kor speak. Her testimony of the selection process at Auschwitz and surviving Dr....More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by today to see an exhibit of Concentration camp artwork on display as part of an exhibit about Curious George that the museum is sponsoring in cooperation with the local art museum. Quite impressive.

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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Eva Kor is a tremendous individual who has kept the message of forgiveness alive for so many years, especially following her devastating experience at Auschwitz as a child. The museum is cheap to enter ($5 for adults) and has a great collection and a very...More

1  Thank KCLJ520
Reviewed July 10, 2018

It is amazing how Eva Kohr has kept all of us reminded of the tragedy of the holocaust. It is important that we keep in mind the lessons of history less we keep on repeating our mistakes. Terre Haute is proud to host the museum...More

2  Thank PrimoAndres
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Eva Mozes and her family were rounded up and taken to Auschwitz during WWII. Eva and her sister Miriam were not executed, but because they were twins, were subjected to "experiments" by Josef Mengele, the Nazi doctor. This is Eva's story of survival, and her...More

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Response from TravelChic4469 | Reviewed this property |
Call them to verify (812.234.7881 or visit their website candlesholocaustmuseum. org) but I was there on a Saturday, so I’d say open.
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