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Holocaust Memorial Center

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Address: 28123 Orchard Lake Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48334-3738
Phone Number: 248 553 2400
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The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus opened in 1984. Local...

The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus opened in 1984. Local Holocaust survivors, with community support, founded the museum to teach about the senseless murder of millions, and why everyone must respect and stand up for the rights of others if the world is to prevent future discrimination, hate crime and genocide. As Michigan’s only Holocaust museum, the Holocaust Memorial Center annually touches the lives of more than 85,000 individuals, who leave the museum profoundly affected with a newly acquired sense of history, social responsibility and morality. The Holocaust Memorial Center’s exhibits create a call to action, teaching visitors through the examples of those who risked their lives to save others, and asking its guests to react to contemporary challenges such as racism, intolerance, bullying and prejudice.

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A Very Moving Memorial!

What a treasure...located right in my hometown, too. The details are amazing, from the exterior architecture to each station inside. The movie sent chills up my spine. To help... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
kathyesl
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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treasure...located right in my hometown, too. The details are amazing, from the exterior architecture to each station inside. The movie sent chills up my spine. To help put this time in history in perspective, the museum frequently has a Holocaust survivor speak...very moving. You probably won't leave the same as you entered....

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West Bloomfield, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As Holacaust services son I am very sensitive to the Shoah! This museum is s MUST visit for every adult or chilled. It is a must visit for every ethnicity of men kind!! It is a museum that will touch your heart even if it is made out of stone!!! It is important for teaching humanity!!! When you come out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The memorial center was educational, informative and deeply moving. The set-up of the museum was very easy to navigate and well organized. We did not participate in the guided tours and still had a great experience but we were able to overhear parts of the guided tour which included lots of extra information from the guides. The staff was also... More 

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Westhampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Holocaust Memorial Center is a must-visit if you can. It is much larger than I expected. Our guide spoke cogently for nearly 1.5 hours without a note. The museum's exhibits take the visitor through a sweep of history, clearly explaining everything in words, photos, artifacts, and video. An equally heartbreaking addition is an exhibit called "Holocaust by Bullets", detailing... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I am fortunate to know Henrietta Weisberg and her husband in person. She is a survivor of the Holocaust and a phenomenal woman. Her family is greatly responsible for bringing and establishing the Holocaust Memorial Center. The place is beyond words for my limited English to describe. It is a must go destination. Be prepared. It is touching, it is... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

This is a very moving memorial. The tour guide was very informative and the Holocaust survivors presentation was touching. If you get the chance to visit you will not be disappointed.

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Ada, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We did not know that this wonderful center was so close to home! I took our older children there and it was amazing. It was moving and informative. One of the best experiences was having the opportunity to meet and listen to a Holocaust survivor. World War II took place before we were born, so it is important to have... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Holocaust Memorial was very interesting. We had a guide who was very informative and gave us great insight. After a Holocaust survivor talked to us and that was also very interesting. Very affordable and well worth your time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I have always been interested in the Holocaust. Not only was it heartbreaking to see what happened, I also learned so much more than I anticipated. I took the guided tour and am looking forward to going back to just really take everything in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I recommend to all ages, wonderful photos and stories from survivors. Really beautiful. My mom and I both cried and learned quite a bit.

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